slaughtering lambs

Iskrica 3

41 (c) kòledə nə gerg’òvden tr’àvə də zəkòlim àgənce tuvà bèše zəkòn tugàvə
On Christmas and St. George’s Day we slaughter lambs, that was the rule then

42 (c) zə sèl’ənite dè nàj xùbəvutu àgne səs nə gerg’òvden že dòət
for villagers. The best lamb would be for St. George’s day. They’d come up:

43 (c) še gu z’èmət tàm bràtt’ə mi pò gul’àmiti i kàrət
my older brothers would get [the lamb]. They then take it [down],

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 –

Kolju Marinovo 5

2 (a) zemim tə si zəkòlim jègne li žə i əkòt sme si zəklàli
we take and slaughter a lamb or whatever we’ve slaughtered,

Leštak 1

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

84 (VZh) sàmo àgne ìli təkòva
Only lambs? Or these –

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.

Oborište 1

139 (a) mi kupùvaxmè pa n’àkoga i pràvea ut ə ègnetḁtḁ
Well, we used to buy it. At one point they would make it from lambs –

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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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