11773Re: [Slovak-World] Votrubova Chata
- Mar 2, 2005
> to find "chyz^a" in my Slovak dictionaries.It is (was) quite common all over, RU, and in other Slavic languages,
> Is it an Eastern dialect or Rusyn term?
too. But it has an old-fashioned ring to it today, so that's why a
shorter dictionary might not include it. Here's part of a song (the
words _zochabit_ and _skarat_ are typical of East Slovak; na Kriza is
Zochabil ma frajer na sameho kriza,
bodaj mu zhorela do jesene chyza.
Do jesene chyza, do jari stodola,
nechze ho skaraju tieto moje slova.
"My boyfriend ditched me on 'would-you-believe-it' Holy Cross Day;
let his cottage all burn down by fall. His cottage by fall, his barn
by spring; let these words of mine curse him."
votruba "at" pitt "dot" edu
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