unemployment

Kralevo 1

25 (a) dv’è gudɨ̀nɨ stànə dəšterɤ̀tə jə səkrətɨ̀hə ud ràptətə səkrətɨ̀hə jə
[But] two years ago my daughter was laid off from her job, they laid her off.

26 (a) če b’èš’e glàven sčetuudɨ̀tel sr’àdnu brəzuvàne zəvɤ̀rši če
She was the chief accountant; she’d finished secondary school and

27 (a) i dv’e gudɨ̀nɨ sč’etuudɨ̀tel sl’èdvə tə če jə səkrətɨ̀hə
studied accounting for two years. And then they laid her off.

28 (a) sigɛ̀ e biz ràptə i siɛ̀ kukò də pràime nìe
Now she’s out of a job, and what are we going to do now?

Malevo/Xsk 2

105 (b) ə sənɤ̀ mɨ ud nòvə gudɨ̀nə be̝z ràbutə pək ìmə d’v’è mòmčetɨ
Since the first of the year my son’s been out of work, and he has two boys.

109 (b) pək v’èke ne mòž’em əmə tr’àbə də vərɨ̀m ə də pumàgəme
[even if] we can’t any more, but we have to go ahead and help …

110 (a) inàč’e ne mòət
otherwise they can’t [manage]

111 (b) i biz ràbutə nàj vàžnutu č’i mlòg mlàt hòrə ìmə biz ràbutə
… when they’re out of work. The main thing is that they are so many unemployed youth.

112 (a) səkrət’è̝ni
[They’ve been] laid off.

113 (b) səkrət’è̝ni ud ràbutə i kvò də pràət mlàtte tr’àvə sə ž’uv’è̝j
Laid off from work. What are they going to do? Young people have to live.

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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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