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Freylach zain

Language: Yiddish (יידיש)

Yoshke, Yoshke,shpan dem loshek, zol er
gicher loifn
Tomer vet er zich obshteln veln mir im nit
kenen farkoifn
Der Rebe hot geheysn freylach zain,
trinken brofn, nit kain vain ...
Yoshke, Yoshke ...

Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani


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  • by Sergio Liberovici (1930 - 1991), "Freylach zain", rev. 1985, note: collected from the voice of the people who were prisoners in the Nazi concentration camps and who were passing through Turin in 1945 [
     text verified 1 time

Text added to the website: 2009-01-28.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:05
Line count: 7
Word count: 34

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