St. Peter's Day

Čokmanovo 1

8 (a) ìd'e pràznikət ìd'e əlìn'd'en' ìd'e p'ètrud'èn' ìd'e svità nid'ɛ̀l'ə
[and then] comes the holiday. St. Elias’ day, St. Peter’s day, Holy Sunday –

9 (a) nìe sìč'kit'e pràznici gi tàč'ehme sigà ni tàčet ž'ɛ̀lku zə mlàdit'e
We observed all the holidays. Now they don’t observe them. A pity for the young people!

Hvojna 2

9 (a) pu p’ètruden tàm kəm àvgus m’èsec v’èč’e sə mʌ̀kni
by St. Peter’s day, towards August, they are harvested.

Petrov Dol 3

29 (a) du petròvden tr’àvə də dožènim du dvənàjst’i
We have to have finished reaping by St. Peter’s day, the twelfth …

31 (a) jùl’ij tr’àə də duž’èn’im a kòjt ìmə mnògu n’ìv’i prudɤlz’àvə
… of July is when we have to finish reaping. Those who have lots of fields continue on.

Skrŭt 3

28 (f) buguròičina pòs k’e dòe pà takà petròvata pòs càla pòs pòstejme
The fast of the Holy Virgin is coming, and then St. Peter’s – we did the entire fast.

29 (f) càla pòs na petròvden’ k’i sprɤ̀žim ùrda nèšto štu ìma togàj
The entire fast. For St. Peter’s day, we’ll fry curds or whatever there is, and then

30 (f) k’e se umrɤ̀sim càlata petròvata pos bogoròičnata k’i dòi
we’ll break the fast [after] the entire St. Peter’s fast. Then comes the Holy Virgin fast,

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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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