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Rodica

Language: Romanian (Română)

Purtând cofiță cu apă rece
Pe ai săi umeri albi, rotunzori,
Juna Rodică voioasă trece
Pe lângă junii sămănători.

Ei cu grăbire îi sar în cale,
Zicând: „Rodică, floare de crin,
În plin să-ți meargă vrerile tale,
Precum tu, dragă, ne ieși cu plin![1]

S-ajungi mireasă, s-ajungi crăiasă!
Calea să-ți fie numai cu flori,
Și casa casă, și masa masă,
Și sânul leagăn de pruncușori!”

Cu grâu de aur ei o presoară,
Apoi cofița întreagă-o beu.
Copila râde și-n cale-i zboară,
Scuturând grâul din părul său.


Translation(s): GER

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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Text added to the website: 2018-07-01.
Last modified: 2018-07-01 15:22:18
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Hat dort die kleine Rodica auf runde

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Romanian (Română)

Hat dort die kleine Rodica auf runde,
Blendende Schultern ihr Krüglein gestellt,
Zieht mit der Blume, der rothen, im Munde,
Hin durch die jungen Schnitter im Feld. 

Froh auf den Weg sie springen im Lauf ihr,  
Rufen:  Rodica!  du Lilie du!
Alle dein Wünschen es werde vollauf dir, 
Bringst du doch, Herzchen, die Fülle uns zu. 

Bald sollst du Braut, sollst fröhlich und frisch sein, 
Dein Weg mit Blumen bestreut, voll Lust,
Dein Haus ein Haus, dein Tisch ein Tisch sein,
Kinderwiege sei deine Brust. 

Wie sie geschwinde den Krug ihr leeren,
Werfen mit Korn sie, die wilde Schaar,
Rodica lacht und schüttelt die Ähren,
Weiter fliegend, aus ihrem Haar.


About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Rumänische Dichtungen. Deutsche von Carmen Sylva, dritte Auflage, Bonn: Emil Strauß, 1889, page 30.


Submitted by Melanie Trumbull

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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)


Text added to the website: 2018-07-01.
Last modified: 2018-07-01 15:22:01
Line count: 16
Word count: 110