singing at work bees

Dolno Draglište 1

29 (VZh) [Как правехте седенки?]
[Did you have work bees?]

30 (a) əmi ìdeme tàm ne nèngə ne nè pùsna: də ìdeme nìe plàčeme
Well [yes,] we [used to] go there. Sometimes they didn’t let us go, [but] we cry

31 (a) ìskəme də ìdeme pùsna: ne predè̝me pletè̝me kòj štò ìmə pɛ̀eme
[that] we want to go, and they let us. We spin, knit, whatever each has, and sing.

Dolno Ujno

138 (RA) a tì nè da nè pèeš a pròsto
Ah no, not for you to sing, but just

139 (RA) da mi kàžeš kogà pèjat
to tell me when [others] sing.

143 (a) i na sedènki se e pejàlo
And there was singing at work bees.

145 (a) sedènk'a na vèčer kato se səbèrat momčèta momìčeta
A work bee – in the evening the boys and girls gather together,

146 (a) i sedenk'ùvat rabòtat kojà pletè kojà predè
and they sit around and work. One knits, another one spins,

147 (a) kojà si nèšto drùgo rabòti i si pèjatᵊ
another does something else, and they sing –

148 (RA) a sè zàedno
Ah. All together?

149 (a) e pa zàedno pèjatᵊ igràjat orò
Well yes, all together! They sing, they dance the horo –

Gorno Vŭršilo 2

6 (b) zbìrame se smɛ̀xᵊ pɛ̀sni prìkaski sìčko ìmaše
We get together, laughter, songs, stories – Everything. There was [everything].

Izgrev/Car

17 (a) də igràeme hòru də pejème pejɛ̀hme svìrehə səs kəvàl mumč’ètətə
to dance the horo and to sing. We sang, the boys played the end-blown flute,

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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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