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Brŭšljan 1

55 (a) òx mi tɤ̀j səs svìrki i s kəvàl':i svìrehne
Well, we did play [instruments], these small pipes and end-blown flutes.

56 (a) svìreə də kàž'em ufčàrite əmə tuvà e nè e n'àkujə
That is, the shepherds played [them]. But that’s not some kind of,

57 (a) təkà də se kàž'e kəktu n'àkuj urkèstər də iskàrət əmì
like you might say, performing in some kind of orchestra, but [rather]

58 (a) təkà vərì tə si turulìkə pudir ufc'ɛ̀te də sə zəwəvl'àvə
[a shepherd] walks along, chirps after his sheep to amuse himself.

59 (a) təkìvə svi sviràč'i sme bilì nìe səs svìrki kəvàl':i
We were all such musicians, with small pipes and end-blown flutes.

Brŭšljan 3

22 (GK) čobànite s kakvò svìrexa
Shepherds – what musical instruments did shepherds play?

23 (c) s kəvàl':e be səs svìrki s kəvàl':e
End-blown flutes, you know! Small pipes and end-blown flutes.

24 (d) kavàl'e
End-blown flutes

25 (c) səs svìrki i s kəvàl':e
Small pipes and end-blown flutes.

Brŭšljan 4

41 (e) kəvàl svìrime kətu màl'ki se uč'àhne svìrki [whistle]
We play the end-blown flute. As kids, we learned the small pipes [whistle]

48 (e) sìčkite svìrki [whistle]
Everyone played small pipes! [whistle]

52 (d) ə kugɤ̀tu stàvəš'e nàš'ijət səbòr nə devèti àvgus tòə ìdvəš'e prəmətàretu
When we had our [village] fair, on August 9th, then peddlers would come.

53 (d) tvà prəmətàre nòsət svìrki nòsət kəvàl':e
[And] these peddlers brought small pipes and end-blown flutes.

54 (d) i nìe gi upìtvəme
and we would try them out.

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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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