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Language: German (Deutsch)

Elfchen hat ein Flügelpaar,
Elfchen hat ein Krönchen,
Elfchen hat ein Ringelhaar,
Elfchen heißt Malönchen.

Elfchen schlürft vom Rosenwein,
Elfchen schleckt vom Honig,
Schlüpft ins Mauseloch hinein,
Guckt heraus: Hier wohn ich.

Kommt heraus und lacht mich an;
Ätsch! er großer Peter!
Wenn er [mich jetzt]1 haschen kann,
Heirat ich ihn später.

Translation(s): FRE

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1 Schweikert "jetzt mich"

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Petit Malon", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-09-07.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:21
Line count: 12
Word count: 52

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