mowing

Čokmanovo 1

5 (a) svir'ànə də si igràime vìd'ehme si ràptətə hòd'əhme si nìe
to dancing to live music. We would see to our work, and we would go

6 (a) nə del'èku nəh rəvništà tàm si kus'ɛ̀hne četìrise tuvàrə zbìrəhme
far away to the plains, and there we’d mow, and gather up forty loads.

7 (a) s'ɛ̀nu si zbìrəhme səs mùl'ətətə tuvàr'əhme si s'ɛ̀nu duhòdəhmè si
We’d gather up the hay and load the hay onto the mules, and come home –

Gela 3

67 (c) če hùbavu ama làni səbìraše senò ta bilò pò hùbavu tùka
that it’s good. But last year she gathered hay here and [said] it was better here.

72 (c) pò ùbavo dubrì kugàtu zbìrame senò səs tèp i səz bàba [laughter]
better. It’s good to be bringing in the hay here with you and Granny."

Gigen 1

10 (a) kupà:me žɤ̀ne:me kòse:me sɤbìra:me sɛ̀no zə stòkә̥tә̥
We went out digging, harvesting, mowing, we gathered hay – for the animals.

Leštak 3

136 (e) turpànə dètu kusì tre senòtu kus’ìlu
A “turpan”, [the thing] that you mow gr- hay with. A mower.

Malevo/Asg 2

68 (VZh) [...]
[What time (of year) did you go out to do the mowing?]

69 (b) kugàtu l’uvàdite dòdət vr’ème də sə kus’èt utìvəm səs mùl’etu i məgàretu
When it comes time to mow the meadows, I go out with the mule and the donkey;

70 (b) zìməm kusʌ̀ta kuvəlàta brusʌ̀ i ut’ìvəm nə l’uvàdata i pòčvəm də kòs’e
I take a scythe, a small anvil and a whetstone, I go out to the meadow, and I start to mow,

71 (b) nə rʌ̀ka slèt kətu gu òkus’e səber’èm gu nə ərmàni issuš’ìme gu
by hand. After I finish mowing we gather [the hay] up onto threshing fields, and dry it,

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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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