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63 (a) i sètn’e i tùj d’èt’i mɤn’ènku i nìj p’èt’ drùgi pò gul’èmi
So then there was this tiny child and the five of us other bigger ones,

64 (a) n’àmɤ nɤkɤd’è nɤmèr’ tàt’i inɤ̀ ženà dod’ t’à dòd’i z dv’è
nowhere to go. So Dad found a woman, she came with two [kids],

65 (a) i nìj p’èt’
plus the five of us –

69 (a) i jnò mɤ̀n’enku òc’ɤm ubàč’ɤ nìj gulèmtȅ pàk pò sɤ rɤzbìrɤwmi
And one more small one, eight. And we older ones got on better,

70 (a) ɤmɤ pò mlàdtȅ n’è sluč’ì sɤ nèintȕ mumìč’i mnòu kìs’ɤlu
but not so the younger ones. It turned out that her girl was very ill-tempered.

71 (a) nàšij edìnɤ č’i̥tvɤ̀rtijɤ ni bràt i trètijɤ tòj
And one of ours, the fourth [oldest] brother – no, the third [oldest] –

72 (a) i tòj tɤkɤ̀w kìsɤl tè sɤ bìewɤ mnògu
he was similarly ill-tempered. And the two of them fought a lot.

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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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