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Golica 5

31 (a) tò varì kɑ̀zva tùk še zabìš kòl’č’eto tùk še zabìš kòl’č’etu
and [as he went along] he told [his team] where to pound in the road marker posts.

32 (a) i vər’ɛ̀t otpodìr’e zabìrat arap’àta kòl’č’etata
[But] the Arabs went after them [in sabotage], and pulled out the posts.

33 (a) i tràktora orì pək pɛ̀t’a še im go pràvət
And the tractor was plowing [the ground] to make the road.

Mogilica 6

67 (d) nemɛ̀še tegà kàktu də hòd'ət i kulì tə tə to segà
Back then there wasn't [a way] to go with cars, but then

68 (d) stànə pɔ̀tes ut četìres i sèdmə gudìnə gu pòčnə tòu
there came a road. It was 'forty-seven when they began that [work],

69 (d) gu pràihə pɔ̀tes
[when] they were building the road.

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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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