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Armahan kulku

Language: Finnish (Suomi)

Täst' on kulta kulkenunna,
täst' on mennyt mielitietty,
tästä armas astununna,
valkia vaeltanunna;
täss' on astunut aholla,
tuoss' on istunut kivellä.
Kivi on paljo kirkkahampi,
paasi toistansa parempi
kangas kahta kaunihimpi,
lehto viittä lempiämpi,
korpi kuutta kukkahampi,
koko metsä mieluisampi,
tuon on kultani kulusta,
armahani astunnasta.

Translation(s): GER

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Bertram Kottmann


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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , "Der Liebsten Weg", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2018-02-06 10:37:47
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Der Liebsten Weg

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Finnish (Suomi)

Hier hat mich mein Schatz verlassen,
hier die Liebste mir entschwunden,
hier ist sie entlanggegangen,
meine Flamme, fortgezogen,
in die Lichtung eingetreten,
dort auf einem Stein gesessen,
dieser jetzt viel heller leuchtet,
reiner noch als all die andern,
auch die Heide zeigt sich schöner,
und der Hain fünfmal so heiter,
sechsmal reicher blüht die Tundra,
und der Wald heißt mehr willkommen,
weil mein Schatz den Hain, die Heide,
Wald und Tundra hat durchzogen.

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Text added to the website: 2018-02-06.
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