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Drabišna 1

65 (a) də zəp'àete kət vàs ìkəm təkɤ̀f hùbəu gul'àm pluštàt ìmə
You should sing. If we were you," I said, "[with] such a big nice square –

66 (a) nə nàž gudìni əku ìməši tòu pluštàt ìkəm kɤ̀vi hurà
If there’d been such a square in our days," I said, "what circle dances

67 (a) št'àhme də igràeme pək nìe f t'àə bətàci f t'àə ròkli
we’d have danced," But we [danced] in that swamp and in these clothes –

68 (a) pl'às pl'às t'àə mɤ̀ški̥ t'àə mòmč'etə pl'às pl'às
[still] clap clap!, The men, the boys: clap, clap!

70 (a) i tò təkà nə čàjə nə tòu čàj tùkə b'àš'e
All there in the river[bed]. There, where it used to be a river,

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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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