traditional outer garments

Garvan 1

7 (a) tə фùstə i drèškə ə kədif'è i kòž'ufč'etu j udgòr'e
[So], the apron, the dress of velvet, and the “kozhufche” (fur vest), is on top

8 (a) kɤtu kət pàltu pàltu
like – like a coat, like a coat.

9 (GK) drèškətə katu pàltu li
The dress is like a coat?

10 (a) n'è e drèškətə əmə
It’s not the dress [that’s like a coat], but rather …

11 (GK) kožùx
The “kozhuh”.

12 (a) kòžu kòž'ufč'i̥tȕ səmòtu təkò
it’s the “kozhufche” itself.

16 (a) tùj drèškə pək unùj pàk e tɤ̀j ə kòž'ufč'i̥tȕ
It’s a dress. But the other [thing], the “kozhufche”,

18 (a) səs kòži kədifè udgòr'e pàk kəf'àvə kədifè
is [made] from leather, [with] velvet on top – brown velvet

19 (a) tɤ̀j b'èš'i̥ ubl'àkənu i tùkə udòlu putplət'ènu
there was on it, and a lining here underneath.

20 (a) tò gu dàvəš nə màjstur' nə təkvìsə š'ivàč'i̥
You give it to a master craftsman, to these tailors [to make it up].

21 (a) tùkə udòlu ìmə kòžə štòtu zìmnu vrèmi də ti tòpli
There’s leather here underneath so as to keep you warm in the winter

22 (a) i tùkə òkuluwrɤ̀s ìmə pək blàn':t'ȅ
And here, all around [it] there are the “blani”,

23 (a) è tɤ̀j jnè kòž'ički ùbəvi tɤ̀j ùkuləwrɤ̀s
these nice little pieces of leather all around [it all].

24 (GK) blàni
“Blani” – ?

25 (a) blànə sə kàzvə tɤ̀ e tò tɤ̀j kòžə pàk amə
It’s called “blana”. It’s leather too, but

26 (a) tɤ̀j dɤ̀lgu sədì səmìti kusməlàci səmàtə kòžə
it hangs down [like] separate strands of long hair, but of leather.

27 (a) tɤ̀j dɤ̀lgə b'àlə s nəkràjə səs č'èrnu pàk tɤ̀j
Long and white, with black on the ends.

28 (a) znàš kò ùbəu tɤ̀j ùkuluwrɤ̀s
[Can] you know how beautiful [it was], all around.

29 (a) tò b'èši mnògu ùbu nè j kət sigàna
It was very beautiful. Not like [what they wear] now.

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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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