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Gorno Vŭršilo 2

16 (b) d'è d'è d'è d'è c'àl dèn d'àkame d'àkame dodè se stṛ̀ka slàmata
“Hey, hey, hey, hey!” All day we shout and shout until the straw is pulverized.

17 (b) izvàdim slàmata smetèm žitòtu ìmame takìva vejàčki ìmaxme
We take out the straw, sweep up the grain, we have these winnowers – we had [them]

Hvojna 2

34 (a) snòpit’e də ne sʌ̀ putp’ìt’ət i kət stàn’e v’èč’i slàmətə
so the sheaves don’t settle. And when it become straw

35 (a) utstrən’àvəme jə pàk səs vìlit’e jə pretrɤ̀skuvəme utstrən’àvə sə
we move it to the side – we toss it about, again with pitchforks, and push it

Kolju Marinovo 4

13 (a) nəprɤ̀skəmi gu s vodɤ̀ či səs slàmə ud gòri i ubikàl’əmi
We spray water on it, and then put straw on top, and then circle around

26 (a) pàk gu zərìjem səs slàmə udgòri pɤk ə utpàdəci slàmə
and cover it again with straw on top, those waste bits of straw,

45 (a) i kupɤ̀tə slàməta i
And the pile of straw, and

Leštak 2

64 (d) i pànne žìtutu i pànne stàne slàmətə pàk hràn’ət dubìtəkət
and the grain falls. It falls down, becomes straw, and we feed [it to] the livestock.

Malevo/Asg 2

58 (b) slet kəd gu uvərš’ìjeme iskàrəme slàmətə uddelìme jə ud ž’ìtutu
After we finish threshing, we pull out the straw, and separate it from the grain.

62 (b) sìčku gu udvìjeme səbìrəme žìtutu f čuvàli pl’əvʌ̀tə səs slàmətə gi slàgəme
we winnow everything we gather the grain up into sacks and put the chaff with the straw

Malevo/Xsk 1

221 (a) ud r’àkətə nəl’ɨ̀vət tvà m’àstu nəràs’əd gu səs slàmə
from the river, and pour it over that place. They sprinkle it with straw

234 (a) ubrɤ̀štət i kàrət kàrət kàrət əgà se pusəsɨtnɨ̀ màlku slamɤ̀tə
then turn, and they keep on driving. And when the straw has been broken up a bit,

235 (a) səs vìl’te ubrɤ̀štə sə càl’ijə hərman’ sl’et tvà pàk kàrət
[you take] pitchforks and turn over the entire threshing floor. Then they drive again.

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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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