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Eremija 1

51 (b) jà se jà se uplašìx òti
I – I took fright because …

52 (a) à nè
Ah, no.

53 (b) segà
… just now …

55 (b) doòždat po vòda po dànoci
… they are coming around for water, for taxes …

56 (a) [laughter] nèma gi òšte
[Ah,] [laughter] those ones haven’t come yet.

57 (b) po takvìja po tòkᵊ i zatovà vìkam bòže pa seà
… for electricity and such, and so I said “Oh God, now

58 (b) na kràjo vèče na parìte
[when] we’re at the end of our money.

64 (b) e jà pa sàmo tùku.što vìkaš pa nèmame nie pencionèrite
Well, I just – you were just saying – and we pensioners don’t have any,

65 (b) ta zatovà se plàšat
and that’s why they’re afraid

Kralevo 1

10 (a) n’è nɨ̀kuj ne nɤ̀ trɤ̀seš’e zə dànuk ut t’eə s t’èkəzəsè̝t
Nobody from the cooperative farm ever came to ask us [to pay] tax

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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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