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O Mäuselein, o Mäuselein

Language: German (Deutsch)

O Mäuselein, o Mäuselein,
O stelle doch das Naschen ein!
Wir warnen dich, wir meinen's gut:
Sei künftig mehr auf deiner Hut!
O Mäuselein, o Mäuselein,
Wie wird es dir ergehen!

O Mäuselein, o Mäuselein,
Geh' in die Ecke nicht hinein!
Es stehet eine Falle da,
Die aufgestellt hat der Papa.
O Mäuselein, o Mäuselein,
Wie wird es dir ergehen!

Das Mäuselein, das Mäuselein,
Das schlüpfet in die Fall' hinein.
Wipp wapp! da fällt die Falle zu,
Gefangen ist es da im Nu.
O Mäuselein, o Mäuselein,
Nun ist's um dich geschehen!


Translation(s): FRE

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About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Hoffmann's von Fallersleben Gesammelte Werke; Zweiter Band : Lyrische Gedichte : Liebesleben Fortsetzung, Kinderleben, Berlin, F. Fontane, 1891, p. 161.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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):

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title unknown, copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2007-09-26.
Last modified: 2015-04-09 19:19:09
Line count: 18
Word count: 92

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Ô petite souris, ô petite souris

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

Ô petite souris, ô petite souris,
Ô cesse donc d'être gourmande !
Nous te prévenons, c'est pour ton bien :
À l'avenir sois davantage sur tes gardes !
Ô petite souris, ô petite souris,
Que vas-tu devenir !

Ô petite souris, ô petite souris,
N'entre pas dans ce trou !
Il y a là un piège,
Posé par papa.
Ô petite souris, ô petite souris,
Que vas-tu devenir !

La petite souris, la petite souris
A glissé dans le piège.
Clic clac ! Le piège s'est refermé.
Elle y est maintenant prisonnière.
Ô petite souris, ô petite souris,
Maintenant c'en est fait de toi !


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About the headline (FAQ)

Translation of title "O Mäuselein!" = "Ô petite souris !"

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2015 by Pierre Mathé, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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Text added to the website: 2015-04-09.
Last modified: 2015-04-09 19:19:55
Line count: 18
Word count: 105