by Hans Christian Andersen (1805 - 1875)
Translation © by Gabriel Rosenstock

Min Tankes Tanke ene du er vorden
Language: Danish (Dansk) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE GER IRI
Min Tankes Tanke ene du er vorden,
Du er mit Hjertes første Kærlighed.
Jeg elsker Dig, som Ingen her på Jorden,
Jeg elsker Dig i Tid og Evighed!

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  • ENG English (Nils Lid Hjort) , "I love you", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Je t'aime", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Aon smaoineamh sea thú dem’ chuid...
Language: Irish (Gaelic)  after the Danish (Dansk) 
Aon smaoineamh sea thú dem’ chuid smaointe uile,
Tusa mo chéadsearc, fanfaidh tú im’ chroí.
Is tú mo ghrá, is tusa lár na cruinne
Is tú mo ghrá, anois is go síoraí!

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  • Singable translation from Danish (Dansk) to Irish (Gaelic) copyright © 2019 by Gabriel Rosenstock.

    This author's work falls under the Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) Creative Commons license.

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Text added to the website: 2019-07-15 00:00:00
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