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Gorno Vŭršilo 1

2 (a) səm vədìla gròzde səm bràla čerɛ̀ši səm bràla sɛ̀no səm zbiràla
I dug out [onions]. I picked grapes, I picked cherries, I gathered in the hay

Huhla 1

40 (a) tòj n'àməše lùk tòj kàzvə dròbene kurmìt'ə
There weren’t [even] onions, not to say meat! [What] onions [there were]

41 (a) səkà žə gu učùkəne učùkəne i màjkə bòg də jə pròsti
got all pounded, pounded up like this, and mother, God rest her soul,

42 (a) bir'àše təkà təkɤ̀vu gròzd'e əmə gurìdə i pràeše uc'èt
would pick these grapes, but unripe, and would make vinegar

43 (a) v'èke grebène jedène t'àə šurìpki
and [we’d] scoop it up and eat – the skins too.

44 (GK) ot gurìdata
Of the unripe grapes?

45 (a) ɤ̀ ud gurìdətə gribène uc'èt pək šurùpkite
Uh huh, of the unripe grapes. We’d take this vinegar, and the peels

46 (a) ut kurmìt'ə ščùkən e kurmìt lùk i greb'ène jədène
of onions, chopped onions, and we’d scoop it up and eat.

Kolju Marinovo 6

44 (a) b’èl lùk kartòfi takɤ̀vi ràbuti pudarìm im dad’èm
just onions, potatoes, things like that. [So] we make gifts to them, we give

Malevo/Xsk 1

138 (a) nàj nəpr’è̝š zəs’àəme lukɤ̀ sləd lukɤ̀ fəsùlə
First of all we plant onions, and after onions, then beans.

142 (a) lukɤ̀ də sə zəgɤ̀rl’i fəsùlə də sə uprəšɨ̀ càrcətə də sə uprəšɨ̀
we tamp it around the onions. Then we hoe the beans, we hoe the corn –

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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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