slaughtering cattle

Leštak 1

67 (a) ne mòžeš ə pò nəpr’èt etùvə kòlehme sɛ̀kə s’èdmicə kràvə
You can’t. And before? Each week we used to slaughter a cow – [sometimes]

68 (a) dv’è i pu trì sme klàli i vərvɛ̀še štòtu bɛ̀ jèftinu
we slaughtered two or three each. And it worked fine! Things were inexpensive.

83 (a) tùri sə nə ədìn prɤ̀t i sə vərtì
And then you put it on a stick and it revolves

85 (a) stàvə i t’èle i òfcə i kòzə sìčku stàvə
[It also] works [with] a calf, or a sheep, or a goat. It’ll work [with] everything.

86 (a) sàmu gul’àmu živòtnu ne mòž də stàne
It’s only a big animal [that it] won’t work [with]

87 (b) kràvə ne mòže
You can’t do it [with] a cow.

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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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