Friulian language series: Levitic 9, primis celebrazions dai predis

The ninth chapter of the book of Leviticus tells of: lis primis celebrazions dai predis (the priests’ first celebrations).

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Versets 1-7

Vocabulary: vot (eight), il dì (day), clamâ (to call), il fi (son), un anzian (elder), (to say), cjoli (to take), il vidiel (calf), il sacrifici (sacrifice), la espiazion (expiation), il roc (ram), un olocaust (holocaust), ducj i doi (both), la pecje (blemish), ufrî (to offer), il bec (he-goat), un agnel (lamb), di un an (of one year {of age}), il manç (ox), la comunion (communion), sacrificâ (to sacrifice), la oblazion (oblation), il vueli (oil), tocjâ tal vueli (to dip in oil), vuê (today), palesâsi (to manifest oneself), menâ (to bring), la tende (tent), la cunvigne (convocation), ordenâ (to order, to command), la comunitât (community), sdongjâsi (to draw near), fermâsi (to halt, to station oneself), la presince (presence), (to do, to make), la glorie (glory), comparî (to appear), lâ dongje di (to go near, to approach), un altâr (altar), la funzion (function, act), la famee (family), presentâ (to present), la ufierte (offering), il popul (people).

Verses 1-2: Vot dîs dopo (eight days later), Mosè al clamà Aron, i siei fîs, i anzians di Israel (Moses called Aaron, his sons and the elders of Israel) e i disè a Aron (and said to Aaron): cjol un vidiel pal sacrifici di espiazion (take a calf for a sacrifice of expiation) e un roc pal olocaust (and a ram for a holocaust), ducj i doi cence pecjis (both without blemish[es]), e ufrissiai* al Signôr (and offer them to the Lord). *Ufrissiai = ufrìs (offer; second-person singular imperative) + i (unto him) + ju (them; masculine plural direct object standing in for vidiel and roc); when ufrìs + i + ju come together, they form ufrissiai.

Verses 3-4: Tu ur disarâs ai fîs di Israel (you shall say to the sons of Israel): cjolêt un bec pal sacrifici di espiazion (take a he-goat for a sacrifice of expiation), un vidiel e un agnel (a calf and a lamb), ducj i doi di un an (both one year of age [both of one year]), cence pecjis (without blemish[es]), pal olocaust (for a holocaust), un manç e un roc pal sacrifici di comunion (an ox and a ram for a sacrifice of communion), di sacrificâju denant dal Signôr (so as to sacrifice them before the Lord), e une oblazion tocjade tal vueli (and an oblation dipped in oil), parcè che vuê il Signôr si palesarà a vualtris (for today the Lord will manifest himself to you).

Verse 5: Alore lôr a menarin te tende de cunvigne (so they brought into the tent of the convocation) dut ce che al veve ordenât Mosè (all that Moses had commanded); dute la comunitât si sdongjà (all the community drew near) e si fermà presince dal Signôr (and stood [halted] in the presence of the Lord).

Verse 6: Dissal Mosè (Moses said): chest al è ce che us à ordenât il Signôr (this is what the Lord has commanded you); fasêtlu (do it) e la glorie dal Signôr us comparissarà (and the glory of the Lord will appear to you).

Verse 7: Mosè i disè a Aron (Moses said to Aaron): va dongje dal altâr (approach the altar); ufrìs il to sacrifici di espiazion e il to olocaust (offer your sacrifice of expiation and your holocaust) e fâs la funzion di espiazion par te e pe tô famee (and perform [do] the act of expiation for you and for your family); presente ancje l’ufierte dal popul (present also the people’s offering) e fâs par lui la funzion di espiazion (and perform [do] for them the act of expiation), come che al à ordenât il Signôr (as the Lord has commanded).

Versets 8-16

Vocabulary: sdongjâsi (to draw near), un altâr (altar), sacrificâ (to sacrifice), il vidiel (calf), il sacrifici (sacrifice), la espiazion (expiation), il fi (son), presentâ (to present), il sanc (blood), tocjâ il dêt (to dip one’s finger), bagnâ (to wet), il cuar (horn), strucjâ (to pour), vanzâ (to be left over, to remain {in excess}), il çocul (base), il gras (fat), il rognon (kidney), il grop (knob, knot, lump, lobe), il fiât (liver), la vitime (victim), brusâ (to burn), un altâr (altar), ordenâ (to order, to command), la cjar (flesh), la piel (skin), il fûc (fire), il campament (camp), un olocaust (holocaust), spargotâ (to sprinkle), il toc (bit, piece), il cjâf (head), lavâ (to wash), i budiei (intestines, entrails), la talpe (leg; of animal), la ufierte (offering), il popul (people), cjoli (to take), il bec (he-goat), distinâ (to designate), ufrî (to offer), la regule (rule, regulation).

Verse 8: Alore Aron si sdongjà dal altâr (so Aaron drew near to the altar) e al sacrificà il vidiel dal sacrifici di espiazion (and sacrificed the calf of the sacrifice of expiation), che al jere par sè (which was for him).

Verses 9-10: I siei fîs i presentarin il sanc (his sons presented the blood to him) e lui al tocjà il dêt (and he dipped his finger {in it}), al bagnà i cuars dal altâr (wet the horns of the altar) e al strucjà ce che al jere vanzât sul çocul dal altâr (and poured the rest [that which had remained; that which had been left over] on the base of the altar), ma il gras, i rognons e il grop dal fiât de vitime di espiazion (but the fat, the kidneys and the lobe of the liver of the victim of expiation) ju brusà sul altâr (did he burn on the altar [he burnt them on the altar]) come che il Signôr i veve ordenât a Mosè (as the Lord had commanded Moses).

Verse 11: La cjar e la piel (the flesh and the skin) lis brusà tal fûc fûr dal campament (did he burn [he burnt them] in the fire outside the camp).

Verse 12: Daspò al sacrificà l’olocaust (then he sacrificed the holocaust); i fîs di Aron i presentarin il sanc (Aaron’s sons presented the blood to him) e lui lu spargotà ator dal altâr (and he sprinkled it about the altar).

Verse 13: I presentarin ancje la vitime dal olocaust (to him did they also present the victim of the holocaust) fate a tocs (cut into pieces [made/done to pieces]) e il cjâf (and the head) e ju brusà sul altâr (and he burnt them on the altar).

Verse 14: Al lavà i budiei e lis talpis (he washed the entrails and the legs) e ju brusà cul olocaust (and burnt them with the holocaust) parsore dal altâr (on top of the altar).

Verse 15: Podopo al presentà l’ufierte dal popul: then he presented the people’s offering. Al cjolè il bec disitinât al sacrifici di espiazion (he took the he-goat designated for the sacrifice of expiation), lu sacrificà (sacrificed it) e al fasè un sacrifici di espiazion (and performed [did] a sacrifice of expiation), compagn di prin (as before).

Verse 16: Po al ufrì l’olocaust seont lis regulis: then he offered the holocaust according to the rules.

Versets 17-24

Vocabulary: presentâ (to present), la oblazion (oblation), cjoli sù (to take up), il pugn (fist), incolm (full, brimming), brusâ (to burn), un altâr (altar), in plui di (in addition to), un olocaust (holocaust), la buinore (morning), sacrificâ (to sacrifice), il manç (ox), il roc (ram), la comunion (communion), il popul (people), il fi (son), il sanc (blood), spargotâ (to sprinkle), la part (part, share, portion), gras (fat, fatty), la code (tail), il gras (fat), i budiei (entrails, intestines), il rognon (kidney), il grop (knob, knot, lump, lobe), il fiât (liver), meti (to put), il pet (breast, chest), brusâ (to burn), la cuesse (thigh), gjestri (right; also diestri, dret), scjassâ (to shake), la ufierte (offering), un at (act, gesture), la presentazion (presentation), ordenâ (to order, to command), la man (hand), alçâ (to lift, to raise), benedî (to bless), il sacrifici (sacrifice), la espiazion (expiation), dismontâ (to descend, to go/come down), jentrâ (to enter, to go/come in), la tende (tent), la cunvigne (convocation), jessî (to exit, to go/come out), la glorie (glory), palesâsi (to manifest oneself), la presince (presence), saltâ fûr (to go/come forth), la fogule (blaze), consumâ (to consume), viodi (to see), berlâ (to cry out, to shout), la gjonde (joy), butâsi par tiere (to take [throw oneself] to the ground), la muse (face).

Verse 17: Po al presentà la oblazion (then he presented the oblation); al cjolè sù un pugn incolm (he took up a handful of it [he took up a full fist {of it}]) e lu brusà sul altâr (and burnt it on the altar), in plui dal olocaust di buinore (in addition to the holocaust of the morning).

Verse 18: Al sacrificà il manç e il roc (he sacrificed the ox and the ram) a mût di sacrifici di comunion pal popul (as a sacrifice of communion for the people). I fîs di Aron i presentarin il sanc (Aaron’s sons presented the blood to him) e lui lu spargotà ator dal altâr (and he sprinkled it about the altar).

Verses 19-20: I presentarin lis parts grassis dal manç e dal roc (they presented to him the fat parts of the ox and the ram), la code, il gras torator dai budiei, i rognons e il grop dal fiât (the tail, the fat round about the entrails, the kidneys and the lobe of the liver): a meterin i gras sui pets (they put the fat parts [the fats] on the breasts) e lui ju brusà sul altâr (and he burnt them on the altar).

Verse 21: I pets e la cuesse gjestre (the breasts and the right thigh) Aron ju scjassà* denant dal Signôr (did Aaron shake {to and fro} [Aaron shook them] before the Lord) come ufierte tal at di presentazion* (as an offering in the act of presentation), come che al veve ordenât Mosè (as Moses had commanded). *Scjassâ, presentazion: used of wave offerings.

Verse 22: Podopo Aron (then Aaron), cu lis mans alçadis viers dal popul (with his hands lifted towards the people), lu* benedì (blessed them [blessed it]) e, dopo di vê fat il sacrifici di espiazion, l’olocaust e i sacrificis di comunion (and, after having performed [done] the sacrifice of expiation, the holocaust and the sacrifices of communion), al dismontà dal altâr (he came down from the altar). *Lu stands in for popul, which is masculine singular.

Verse 23: Mosè e Aron a jentrarin te tende de cunvigne (Moses and Aaron went into the tent of the convocation); po a jessirin e a benedirin il popul (then they came out and blessed the people) e la glorie dal Signôr si palesà a dut il popul (and the glory of the Lord manifested itself to all the people).

Verse 24: De presince dal Signôr (from the presence of the Lord) e saltà fûr une fogule (came forth a blaze) ch’e consumà sul altâr l’olocaust e ducj i gras (that consumed the holocaust and all the fat parts [all the fats] on the altar). Dut il popul, che al viodeve, al berlà di gjonde (all the people saw it and cried out in joy [all the people, who were seeing, cried out in joy]) e si butà cu la muse par tiere (and went down with their faces to the ground [threw themselves with the face on the ground]).