melon patches

Drabišna 1

37 (a) òrətə i bustàni s'àhə fsìčkut s'àhə
People [just now] planted their melon patches, they planted everything.

38 (a) jàs ni mògə ənɤ̀ kərpùskə n'àməm bəre
But I can’t. I don’t even have a single watermelon.

Huhla 1

75 (a) də ìdə nə kɤ̀rə də z'èmə də kòpə bustàn'ə pul'èkə pul'èkə
that I can go to the field and manage to dig my melon patch. Little by little

76 (a) z gu iskupàh s mɤ̀ninkətə kupàčkə
I dug it out, with my tiny little shovel.

77 (GK) s kopaìlkətə
With a mini-shovel.

78 (a) dvà trì pɤ̀ti utìduh uhuhu bustàn' kòlku e
Two or three times I went, oho! [I dug] a melon patch as big [as I needed].

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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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