mistletoe

Brŭšljan 4

16 (VZh) [По какво расте ималата?]
[What does mistletoe grow on?]

17 (e) n'àkoe dərvò ìmələtə e tuvà təkà tòp tòp e
[On] a tree of some sort! Mistletoe is [like] a ball, a ball.

18 (e) gul'àmu e ìmələtə tè ne jà puteb'àvət zə nìštu
Mistletoe is big. People don’t use it for anything.

19 (e) ìmə zərnà tə gi berɤ̀d zə kukòškite də im fɤ̀rl'əd
It’s got seeds that they gather for the hens – to throw out to them

20 (e) də kəlvɤ̀t də nòs'ət jəcà
[so] they [will] peck at [it], so [that] they [will] lay eggs.

21 (VZh) [По какво расте най-много?]
[What does it grow on most often?]

22 (e) nɤ̀j mnògu rəstè pu k'ìsel'ic'ite
It grows most of all on wild fruit trees.

23 (e) d'ètu berèm k'ìselic'i nəl znàeš
We go out and pick wild fruit. You know –

35 (e) dà pu klen':ètu hòdi pu lìpite hòdi
Yes, it grows on maple trees, it grows on lime trees –

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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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