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Sofðu unga ástin mín

Language: Icelandic (Íslenska)

Sofðu unga ástin mín.
Úti regnið grætur.
Mamma geymir gullin þín,
gamla leggi og völuskrín.
Við skulum ekki vaka um dimmar nætur.

Það er margt sem myrkrið veit,
minn er hugur þungur.
Oft ég svarta sandinn leit
svíða grænan engireit.
Í jöklinum hljóða dauðadjúpar sprungur.

Sofðu lengi, sofðu rótt,
seint mun best að vakna.
Mæðan kenna mun þér fljótt,
meðan hallar degi skjótt,
að mennirnir elska, missa, gráta og sakna.


Translation(s): ENG FRE GER

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Submitted by Marc Moreau

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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)

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

  • ENG English (Marc Moreau) , title 1: "Lullaby", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Marc Moreau) , title 1: "Berceuse", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Jan Schledermann) , title 1: "Schlaf, mein junger Liebling", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2005-06-09 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:13
Line count: 15
Word count: 70

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