wool

Graševo

97 (MM) dà e dobrè a s'àka vɤ̀lna li s ednàkvə li sa vɤ̀lnite
Yes. OK then. Are all [kinds of] wool the same?

98 (MM) ili ìmaše ràzlika ot vɤ̀lna do vɤ̀lna
Or were there differences from wool to wool [between one kind and another]?

99 (a) mi vɤ̀lnə ìməše i mirinòsnə ìməše i krəstòskə ìməše
Well, there was Merino wool, there was crossbreed wool,

100 (a) pə i ud dɤ̀lgə si vɤ̀lnə
and [we made things] also from wool of long[-haired sheep],

102 (a) utᵊ bəlkànskite nàšte òfci
from our Balkan sheep [here].

Kozičino 1

31 (a) vɛ̀lnə mlògu təč’èm pr’id’èm i tə kupùəhm’e pəmùk’ təč’ɛ̀hm’e si rìzɨ
Lots of wool! We weave, and spin, and we’d buy cotton and weave ourselves shirts.

41 (a) ut vɛ̀lnə gu prid’èm i gu bujd’ìsvam’e i gu tač’èm
We spin [the thread] from wool, and [then] we dye it, and [then] we weave it.

Mogilica 1

29 (VZh) a vɤ̀lnata kakvò tr'àbvə da ja napràiš predi tovà kət
And for the wool, what do you have to do before that, when –

30 (VZh) ošte ut kàktu ostrižèš ofcàta
already from the time you finish shearing the sheep.

31 (a) isperèš' jə rəš'č'èš'eš' jə i jə nəvlàč'iš' nə fàbrikənə vlàč'ət
You wash it, comb it out, you card it – they card it at the factory –

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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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