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Bansko

268 (a) cɤ̀rni čelèta o òsnuvà gu nàvià gu vdɛ̀nemè gu
black skeins. I make the warp, I wind it all around and thread it

269 (a) f nìš'tel'k'i v bɤ̀rdu òpna razbòe tùra
through the heddle onto the reed comb, stretch it out on the loom, and

270 (a) z prìvɤrzà gu lùpam lùpam i mɛ̀tam i sufàlč'ata tkàa
and tie it down tight. Then I bang, bang, throw the shuttle, and weave.

271 (a) nàtkaa mɛ̀ra kòlku ìskam da e dɤ̀lgu kòlku da e širòku
I finish weaving, I measure how long and how wide I want it to be, and

272 (a) tòlkuà gu nàsnuva i se tčè a pa resnàč'ite
I make the warp just that size. And you weave. As for the tasseled blankets,

Kozičino 2

7 (b) dukət stàne pròstu də stàne hùbəwu pràwu slòžim gu nə stanɛ̀
until it gets smooth, till it gets nice and straight. We put it on the loom.

8 (b) tò dukɤ̀t gu slòžim nə stənɛ̀ pək tr’àbə də gu nəpred’èš
But before we put it on the loom, you have to spin again,

9 (b) či də gu usnuv’èš də nawòd’əš də nəvìvəš
so as to warp it, thread [the heddles], and roll it up.

10 (b) tùrim gu nə stanɛ̀ pòčwəme də təč’èm təč’èm
We put it on the loom and begin to weave. We weave,

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Recommended Model for Citations

Bulgarian Dialectology as Living Tradition [2016] (http://www.bulgariandialectology.org, visited on 1 March 2016)
Babjak 1: 13-15. In: Bulgarian Dialectology as Living Tradition [2016] (http://www.bulgariandialectology.org, visited on 1 March 2016)

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