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Beim Ritt auf dem Knie

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Plattdeutsch

Alt Mann wollt reiten
und hatte kein Pferd;
alt Frau nahm'n Ziegenbock,
setzt den alten Mann daropp
und ließ ihn reiten.

Alt Mann wollt reiten
und hatte kein'n Hut;
alt Frau nahm'n schwarzen Topf,
setzt'n dem alten Mann auf'n Kopf
und ließ ihn reiten.

Alt Mann wollt reiten
und hatte kein'n Sporn;
alt Frau nahm'n Haseldorn,
gab'n dem alten Mann zu Sporn
und ließ ihn reiten.

Alt Mann wollt reiten
und hatte kein'n Sattel;
alt Frau nahm'n Unterrock,
Setzt den alten Mann daropp
Und ließ ihn reiten.

Alt Mann wollt reiten
und hatte kein'n Zaum;
alt Frau nahm'n Hemdensaum,
Gab'n dem alten Mann zum Zaum
Und ließ ihn reiten.

Alt Mann wollt reiten
und hatte kein'n Peitsch;
alt Frau nahm'n Katzenschwanz,
Gab'n dem alten Mann in d'Hand
Und ließ ihn reiten.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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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)

Settings in other languages or adaptations:

Other available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Le vieil homme voulait chevaucher", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Michael P. Rosewall) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Bij 't rijden op de knie", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Last modified: 2015-03-06 16:13:36
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Bij 't rijden op de knie

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)

Opa wou rijden
Maar had er gaan paard;
Oma nam ’n geitenbok,
Zette daar opa op
En liet hem rijden.
 
Opa wou rijden
Maar had er geen hoed;
Oma nam 'n zwarte pot,
Zette die op opa’s kop
En liet hem rijden.
 
Opa wou rijden,
Maar had er geen spoor;
Oma nam 'n hazeldoorn,
Gaf opa die als spoor
En liet hem rijden.
 
Opa wou rijden,
Maar had er geen zadel;
Oma nam 'n onderrok,
Zette daar opa op
En liet hem rijden.
 
Opa wou rijden,
maar had er geen toom;
Oma nam 'n hemdenzoom,
Gaf opa die als toom
En liet hem rijden.
 
Opa wou rijden,
Maar had er geen zweep;
Oma nam 'n kattenstaart
Gaf opa’s paard zo vaart
En liet hem rijden.


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Text added to the website: 2016-02-09.
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