Inaki Camino

IC-003b

  • Recording date: 1982-07-13
  • Owner: Euskarabidea-mediateka
  • Informant: Markos Saragueta
  • Researcher: I˝aki Camino
  • Permission to query: Free
  • Permission to publish: Limited
  • Sound quality: Normal
Towns Dialects Maps
Mezkiritz
Piece Time Summary
A07 00:20:55
00:23:50
The young people go to Espinal to learn Basque.
A06 00:11:25
00:20:55
There are few people left with livestock. Most of the young people work in factories. He has been making spoons since he was a child. But it was also necessary to do the chores of the house. In his time he knew of sixteen spoonmakers in the village. Now not one remains. They would send them to Valencia or Gerona with just a rought shape. How they worked in the mountains.Now they have dairy cows. Cows require grass and that takes up time. The hay is gathered in the summer for the winter months. With what they make from selling milk, they buy fodder, but it is very expensive.
A05 00:07:35
00:11:25
They pronounce the ľn of the preterite at the end of the auxiliary verb. It is beginning to change in Valcarlos. The Basque on the French side is nicer, because they speak in zuketa. Zuketa was used with the older people and the hiketa with the young.
A04 00:05:50
00:07:40
He has been to many places. In Irati there is a lot of pinewood.From Aezkoa the wood is brought down on the river, but he never did that.
A03 00:04:55
05:50:00
He suffers from arthritis in the hip.
A02 00:00:52
00:04:55
In his time everybody spoke Basque, but the people have gone away and it has been lost. People from San Sebastian come on holiday but their Basque is different.When he has been to San Sebastian the people have spoken in Spanish. The same in Burguete.
A01 00:00:00
00:00:52
In order to make the spoons the material is taken from the mountains. It is cut down to size and a shape is given to it and it is left to dry.
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IC-003b-A 23:59
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