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Dolno Draglište 3

31 (VZh) [Кога печахте ягнета?]
[When did you roast lambs?]

32 (a) suberè̝m se ut məəlàtə kòlkutu xòrə ìma
We get together, as many from the neighborhood as have [food to cook]

33 (a) osòbenu gàtu ìmə kurbàn nə gerg'òvdèn
particularly when there’s a celebration. On St. George’s Day

34 (a) soberè̝m se pet šès dùši upàlime fùrnətə
five or six of us gather together, and fire up the large communal oven,

35 (a) tam peštà i izmetèm jə mùšneme təvìte vɤ̀tre
the oven there. We sweep it out, and then shove the pans inside

36 (a) də se ispekà jàgnetàtə vèčer izvàdimè i gutòvi
so the lambs will roast. In the evening we take them out [when] ready,

37 (a) nòsime f čèrkvə pòpu i prekàdi [laughter]
and carry [them] to the church for the priest to bless them. [laughter]

38 (VZh) [Как го познаваш кога е готово?]
[How do you know when it’s done?]

39 (a) è kàk gu puznàvəš əmi lè gu ubɤ̀rneme
How do you know when it’s ready? Well, don’t we turn it over

40 (a) iscrɤ̀vi se udgòre stàne ùbəvu pèčenu
[when] it’s gotten red on top, [when] it’s nicely roasted?

Iskrica 3

44 (c) zəkòl’əd gu pràəd gu c’àlu gu pečàə vəf fùrni
they slaughter it and prepare it. People roasted lambs whole in the outdoor oven –

45 (c) ìməše s’èlski fùrni təkìva tàm pu zə n’àkulku kumšìi sə zberɤ̀t
there were these village ovens that several neighbors would share –

46 (c) i gu nəpɤ̀ln’ət àgnetu kətu gu uderɤ̀t sàmu mu izvàd’əd drebulìiti udvɤ̀tre
and they stuff the lamb after they skinned it, only removing the entrails.

47 (c) drùgutu gu pɤ̀lnea tàm səs urìs səs nàj rəzlìčni ràbuti tàm
They fill the other [parts] with rice and different things,

48 (c) səs percà li s kəkvòtu štè də e i gu slàgət
with leeks, or whatever they had, to put in there.

49 (c) zəšìjəd gu pàk i gu slàgəə vəf fùrnətə də sə upičè
Then they sew it up again, and put it in the oven to roast.

51 (c) ìmə idìn gul’àm pluštàt c’àlutu s’èlu tàm sə səbìrət nòs’ət àgneàtə
There’s a big square where the entire village gathers. They bring in the lambs –

Kruševo 4

68 (a) svər’àvə bòp svər’ènə vəsùl’ ispeč’è ədnò jàgn’e
she’d cook up boiled beans and she’d roast a lamb

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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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