swingle

Pavelsko 4

99 (b) nə ìməme si̥ n’àvgə nə m’elicə nìe ɤ̀ dɤ̀rvu
We have – sometimes we use [what’s called] a swingle. It’s, uh, wood

100 (a) ut stranà
on the side [unintelligible]

101 (b) utstrən’ì ìmə ž’èl’ezu fkòpč’enu təkà mi ə tùkə drɤ̀škətə dərž’ìš’
There's an iron piece attached at the side and you hold on to a handle

106 (a) m’èlnicə
[It’s] a swingle

107 (b) m’ènicə sə kàzvə m’ènicə m’èneme nə n’ègə tràkaš tràkaš
It’s called a swingle. A swingle. And we swingle with it. You beat and beat,

108 (b) iskàrvaž gi puvesmàtə pàk š’e gu tùriš’ nə ədnʌ̀ dʌ̀skə
and you make them into a distaff-ful [of hemp]. Then you put it again on a board

109 (b) də gu č’ùkəš də mu izl’èze puzderɤ̀ də stàne č’ìstu
to pound it, so as to get the swingling-tow to come out clean.

111 (VZh) [Как го каза това нещо?]
[How did you call this thing?]

112 (b) m’èlicə
A swingle.

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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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