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Epic decasyllable (4 + 6 syllables)

etnologija duhovna kultura uspavanka

Lullaby "Sleep, Child, Sleep, if Your Lids Are Heavy"

Lullabies are songs sung to children to lull them to sleep while rocking the cradle or soothing the baby in some other way, as by rocking it in one’s arms or on one’s legs. They often contain motifs which, it is believed, have the power to ward off spells or protect the child from the evil eye.

etnologija duhovna kultura balada

Ballad "Atlagići seju udavaše" (A variant of "the frozen bride" ballad)

The plight of "the ill-fated bride" is one of the most common motifs in Bosniac oral ballads. Variants featuring "the frozen bride" are found in the very first collections of oral poetry of Bosnia and Herzegovina.