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Malevo/Asg 2

7 (VZh) [ … ]
[What materials (= kinds of lumber) did you work with?]

8 (b) məter’àlə kòjtu se snəbd’àvəh b’èš’e nìe gu kàzvəme jèlə
The lumber I was [able to] get was – we call it fir,

9 (b) ə ìnəče pugòrckumu sə kàzvə smɤ̀rč sàmu təkɤ̀f məter’àl
or, as foresters say, spruce. Only that kind of lumber.

10 (b) i gu òdime pu guràtə i gu tɤ̀rsehme po kəmenìstu m’àstu
We went out to the woods and would seek it out in rocky places

13 (b) vəf kàməni də rəstè tvà dɤ̀rvu
that tree [is best when] it grows among rocks

14 (b) pun’èž’e kugàtu rəstè f kàməni dərvòtu e vɤ̀tre sìtno
because when it grows among rocks the wood inside is fine-grained,

15 (b) a sìtnutu dɤ̀rvu je zdràvu i tràjnu i ud n’èga rəbòtime sɤ̀duve
and fine-grained wood is strong and lasting, and [so] we make containers from it.

34 (VZh) [...]
[Did you go out into the woods to get lumber?]

35 (b) nər’àtku òdeh nər’àtku ìməh mùl’e i məgàre
Rarely. I would rarely go [out there]. I had a mule and a donkey, and

36 (b) ìdə dòkərə gàt gi ìzrəbote tuàə pàk
[If I go], I go, bring it back, and when I use it all up [I go] again.

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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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