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Dolno Draglište 2

10 (b) kòj si nèštu zəkòle òdejme po.gòste
Somebody slaughters an animal, and everybody goes visiting.

11 (b) u kùmuvètu č' ìiš nə.gòste č' ìda: kumìcətə u kùmuvètu
You go visit your godparents, [people] go to the godmother, the godparents

12 (b) tàm vèče se jàgne zəkòl'e jadè se pìe se
[where] they’re already slaughtering a lamb. You eat, you drink,

Golica 3

142 (a) ìdɛt tàm napr'àt tè kurbàn:t'ȅ zakòl'at mɛ̀škit'ȅ
They used to go there and [make] sacrifices. The men do the slaughtering,...

143 (c) kurbàni ìmaše
[Yes,] there were sacrifices.

163 (a) am n'èka zəkòl'at idìn kurbɑ̀n' ɑ̀s n'èma də ìdə
Well, they should make a sacrifice. I won’t go [though].

165 (a) ɑ̀s v'èke na gròbištətə amà n'èka nə zəvəlì za wɑ̀s
I’m already for the graveyard. But let’s [help make] it rain for you.

166 (a) də nakòl'at idìn kurbɑ̀n' če də sə pumòl'at či n'èka zəwəlì
Let them make a sacrifice, and they’ll pray that it will start raining

Mogilica 4

3 (a) kurbənlɔ̀ci hrànet enəgà gi zəkòl'et əgà dòjde bəjrɛ̀m gi zəkòl’ət
Then they feed up the sacrificial animals and slaughter them when Bayram comes.

4 (a) kədènu n'èmət ədìn in bràf agə zəkòl’ət dènu zə umrɛ̀ti
[For] those who have no animal to slaughter, others [who] slaughter to honor the dead

5 (a) zəkòlet z’ɔ̀mət tə gu rəsprudədɔ̀t nə dɛ̀l nə dɛ̀luve
take [it on themselves] to distribute [the meat] out in parcels

6 (a) i dènu sə nè klàli kurbənlɔ̀ci gu rəzdədɔ̀t nə vrìt
to those who [weren't able] to make sacrifice. They distribute it out to everyone

7 (a) pàk nɛ̀kuj pàk z’ɔ̀me tə gu svərì i rùkne komš’ii nə
and someone will take it on themselves to cook it, and invite neighbors,

8 (a) sə gudì sufrɔ̀ də gu izedɔ̀t bəjrɛ̀mə i rəməzànə gànu
prepare the table [for everyone] to eat the Bayram sacrifice. And when Ramazan comes,

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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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