thyme

Repljana 2

41 (a) sɤs cṛvènijɤt lùk zelènijәt lùk i dušìčina zovèmo go dušìčina
with onions as it is with leeks and thyme. We call [that herb] thyme.

42 (VZh) a onà po tovà vrème
Ah, it's around that time [of year] …

44 (VZh) se berè dušìčinata
that you pick [wild] thyme

45 (a) dušìčina berè se tegàva mlàda za zbòra za gerg'òvden à
Thyme. You pick it then, young, in time for the St. George's day celebration. And –

46 (VZh) drùgo vəv u kәkvò
And what other [dishes do you put it] in?

47 (a) mnògo podròbicata
[We put] a lot [of it] in “podrobitsa”.

48 (VZh) e ùbavo dә slòžiš dušìčina
[What else] is it good to add wild thyme to?

50 (VZh) drùgo u kəkvò ja slàgaš dušìčinata
What else do you put wild thyme in …

52 (VZh) dә stàne ùbavu
… to make it tasty?

53 (a) slàgam i u bòp tekà ama za u podròbicata
I also put it in beans, but [it's best] in “podrobitsa”.

56 (a) nàj u podròbicata slàgamo
We put it most [often] in “podrobitsa”.

57 (VZh) i kàk ja poznàvaš kato vərvìš tùka iz baìrite
And how do you recognize it when you go out [to look for it] here in the hills?

59 (VZh) kvò predstavlj'àva
What does it look like?

60 (a) nò predstavl'àva màlko dòle do nìsko rastè ne rastè
Well, it looks like – it's little, low down. It doesn't grow ..

62 (a) nagòre rastènie
… into a tall plant.

63 (a) nìsko rastè i i šùmicata mu òbla i poznàvamo g'u
It doesn't grow high. Its leaves are round and we recognize it.

64 (a) koè e dušìčina poznàvamo zbèremo dušìčina za zbòrɤt
We recognize which plant is thyme, and we gather it for the celebration.

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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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