Sumer is icumen in
Sumer is icumen in,
lhude sing cuccu.
Groweth sed and bloweth med
and springth the wode nu.
Awe bleteth after lomb,
lhouth after calve cu.
Bulluc sterteth, bucke verteth,
murrie sing cuccu.
wel singes thu cuccu,
ne swik thu naver nu.
Translation(s): GER LAT
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- Also set in English, adapted by Ezra Pound (1885 - 1972) GER LAT by Gary Bachlund.
- Also set in English, adapted from Volkslieder (Folksongs) [an adaptation] GER LAT by Ralph Vaughan Williams.
- Also set in Latin, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ENG ENG GER by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist.
Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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