tomatoes

Huhla 1

50 (a) i t'ɛ̀a imikàleni ràbuti càlə zìmə dumàti jədɤ̀t
and all these chemical things [they use]. [People] eat tomatoes all winter

51 (a) ud d'è tòu dumàt ba nəlì ut tòr i vòdə
and where do these tomatoes come from? From fertilizer and water!

52 (a) nɤ̀li n'è e ud zem'ɤ̀tə è tàm səm gi pus'àlə
They’re not from the earth, are they? But over there, where I planted mine,

53 (a) nìšt'u im ne sɤ̀m klàlə nìšt'u ne sàm vudà
I didn’t put anything on them, not anything. Just water.

54 (a) vudà ud dumàti hùbəi nìštu ne klàəh
[Just] water. [That gives] nice tomatoes. I didn’t put anything on them.

Kolju Marinovo 5

10 (a) i jà pugl’edn’ète mi dumàtite veči̥ kvò ostànaa
Just look at my tomatoes, what they’ve already become:

11 (a) isɤ̀jnaa i àz gi zər’àzəx i kukòškite i pùštəm
they’re [completely] withered. So I abandoned them and let the hens at them,

Kruševo 1

50 (a) i t’à jàs vəv grədìnətə fl’èzəli b’èrəli dumàti imàš’e mlògu
She, I – they’d come to the garden and gathered tomatoes. There were a lot [then];

51 (a) sàə gudìnə sùšə əmə nèe gudìni imàše dumàtčetə
this year there’s a drought but in those years there were a lot of tomatoes –

Mogilica 3

55 (VZh) əhɤ̀ a na domàtite kak vìkaxte
Aha. And how did you call tomatoes?

56 (a) č'e pàk pətləž'ɛ̀ni
Well, “patlizhaeni” (eggplant).

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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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