Language: German (Deutsch)
Wer nicht, wenn warm von Hand zu Hand
der Punsch im Kreise geht,
der Freude voll're Lust empfand,
der schleiche schnell hinweg.
Wir trinken alle hocherfreut,
so lang uns Punsch die Kumme1 beut.
Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE
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1 Kumme = container
Submitted by Peter Brixius
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Evan Fein) , title 1: "Punch song", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Chanson du punch", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Punchlied", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Text added to the website: 2008-05-29.
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Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)
Wie niet, als warm van hand tot hand
De punch de kring rondgaat,
Door grote vreugd wordt overmand,
Die sluipe snel maar weg.
Wij drinken vrolijk allemaal,
Zolang er punch zit in de schaal.
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