quarrels

Kovačevo 1

222 (b) nè s’à kəvgì dàj s’à kəvgì kàrət sə
No. Now all they want is arguments, just arguments. People fight

223 (b) štò se kàrat i jas ne znàm lòšu
and I don’t even know what they’re fighting about. It’s bad.

Kovačevo 2

19 (b) ami a s’à štò a s’à nik’ɤ̀t tə edìn nə drùk
But now what is there? Now they don’t want it. One against the other!

20 (b) kòlku ə tùkə màl màlenku sèltu tə tòlku e i devolòsənu
This little village here is just as cursed as it is small.

21 (b) kràmuli kàrət sə nìtu tràktur pùštət də surɤ̀t də sèet
Quarrels! They fight! They won’t let a single tractor in to plow, or to sow,

Kruševo 1

60 (a) mlògu te milòvəm dvàdəj də si puprikàzvəme i zə snaìte
“I like you a lot. Come and let’s chat, also about daughters-in-law,

61 (a) lù si sə uvìkvə nəlì jà n vì kàzvəm də sə pràv’ə
because they’re always quarrelling.” I’m not telling you this to make –

62 (a) də pràv’ə kràmulə nèkvi ž’èni ìmə ud nèjə gu zème
to provoke a quarrel. There are some women who hear [something] from one

65 (a) nìštu ne dùməše
She never said anything at all.

67 (a) nìštu pə də sì sə uvìkə še sə uvìkə nəlì kət sv’èkərvə
Not at all. Let them quarrel, if they’re going to quarrel [anyway]. Like a mother-in-law.

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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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