Lesson 4 - lʉɾa


If not skiing, in Kalix you need to learn to party, no shit. Next lesson is about Gustav, a drinking legend in Kalix. Master Karl-Gösta tells the story about how he used to drink ...


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Then I pulled out a bottle from the shirt and said "here Gustav, now take some pick-me-up, to get going again". "What is it?" he said. He was sort of brusque and resolute. And like, "try it!" I said, and he tasted, "and (drink)! Cheers and thanks!" and he drank half the bottle!



ɒ sɒ dɾɒʊ ʝɛ ʊp bʊɖɪ bɭʉ:sn ɪ fɭaask

then I pulled out a bottle from the shirt/jacket



ɒ sɑɑɾ, seɪ hɪn gøʉsta,

and said, here (name) Gustav



ta dɛ nœ ɪn ɒtɛʂtɛl:aɾ sɒ dʊ kɒʊm dɛ ɪgɒŋ

now take some pick-me-up, to get going again



"wʊ ʝæɾ ɛ?", sɑɑɾ'n

"what is it?" he said



hɒn vaɾ sɒm bɾʏs:k ɒ bɪstɛmd

he was sort of brusque and resolute



ɒ sɒ s... "ʝa smɒka" sɑɑɾ ʝɛ

and like... "try it!" I said



ɒ hɒn smɒka... "ɒ lʉ:ɾa! skɒɭ ɒ tak!"

and he tasted... "and (drink)! Cheers and thanks!"



ɒ hɒn dɾak ʊp hɒɭvɛ fɭas:ka!

and he drank half the bottle!



Some useful party phrases


hɛdɛn vaɾ gɒt lʉ:ɾa

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this was nice (the drink)


skɒ dʊ ha dɛ ɪnɪ an:ɛ be:ne?

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do you want (one, a drink) in the other leg (too)?


Notes

lʉ:ʉɾ is a home made sweet yeast drink, just as illegal as it is good! The type of drink we make a lot in Kalix!



Some more:

hɛ vaɾ fɛl sɒm dʊ sɪ ɒt ɛ vaɾ varmt vær:ɛ...

ʝɒʊ hɛ bɾan: ʝʊ fœɾbankamɛ,

hɛ vaɾ ʝʊ sɪʊtɪtɾɛɪ gɾɑɑd,

hɛ rɛʊk ʝʊ bɒɾa!

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Wasn't it like you say, it was greatly warm - yeah, it burned damnit, it was like 73 degrees, the smoke just rose