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Sporven

Language: Norwegian (Nynorsk)

Smaa-Sporven gjeng i Tune
og tippar Korn og ribbar Straa
og hev so god ein Une
og lær aat Katten graa.
Pip, pip, det so seg lagar
alle Dagar,
at Monsemann meg jagar,
men kan meg aldri faa.

Eg er so lett paa Vengen,
og Mons maa sleikja seg um Trut;
kvitt, kvitt, den gamle Drengen,
han fekk so mang ei Sut.
Og um i vide Ringar
Hauken svingar,
eg burt meg kverv og kringar
og slepp av Leiken ut.

Eg liver Dagar lette
og er fornøgd, aa ja, aa ja!
Kvar dag eg fær min Mette
som eg det best vil ha.
Pytt, pytt, [tarv aldri røa]1!
Nok i Løa!
Der ligg den rike Grøda;
der kan eg berre ta.

Og tidt eg fær i Joli
ein Godbit fin av Veslemøy;
og frys det, hev eg Skjol i
det gode varme Høy.
Og so - kvitt-kvitt, gomaar'n!
so kjem Vaaren;
daa fri paa Vengen bôren
eg byggjer Reir paa Øy.


Translation(s): FRE GER

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1 in the version published in 1917, "kven spør um Føda"

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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)

Settings in other languages or adaptations:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Eugen von Enzberg (1858 - 1908) FRE by Catharinus Elling.

Other available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Le moineau", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2008-08-21.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:52
Line count: 32
Word count: 161

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