Local stories


Description: Maria Pașca from Lechința village, Satu Mare County, tells a story in Transylvanian Romanian, Oaș patois, about Păcală, a well-known fictional character in Romanian folklore. The text contains several interactions between Păcală and several characters from village life, emphasizing the stupidity of several people. The story also contains archaic phrasal constructions and regionalisms.

Cite as: Păcală și Trândală – Păcală and Trândală ; performer: Maria Pașca, camera/ interview: Răzvan Roșu, transcription/ translation: Răzvan Roșu, editor: Valentina Roșu, retrieved from www.oeaw.ac.at/VLACH, ID number: tran1277ROV0022a.