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I und mein junges Weib

Language: Alemannic (Swabian)

I und mein junges Weib
Können schön tanze,
Sie mit dem Bettelsack, 
I mit dem Ranze,
Schenkt mir a mal bayrisch ein,
Woll’n a mal lustig sein, 
Bayrisch, bayrisch, bayrisch muss sein

Des Schulzens Mägdala
Thut mir gefalla
Sie heisset Gretala,
Liebt mich vor alla.
Schenkt mir a mal…

Hinterm Dorf, in den Sand,
Bauern thun dröscha.
Mädel hats Herz verbrannt,
Henker mags löscha.
Schenkt mir a mal…

Schlächter gehn auf das Land,
Wollen was kaufa,
Haben ’n Stock in der Hand,
Müssen brav laufa.
Schenkt mir a mal…

Mein Weib geht in die Stadt,
I bleib daraussa,
Was sie erbettelt hat,
Thu i versaufa.
Schenkt mir a mal…

Translation(s): DUT

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor] and Lau Kanen [Guest Editor]


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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2013-10-18.
Last modified: 2018-04-02 15:33:14
Line count: 27
Word count: 109

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