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Och Mod'r, ich well en Ding han!

Language: German (Deutsch)

Och Mod'r, ich well en Ding han!
"Wat för en Ding, ming Hetzenskind?"
En Ding, en Ding.
"Wells de dann e Pöppchen han?"
Nä, Moder, nä!
Ehr sitt kein gode Moder,
Ehr könnt dat Ding nit rode!
Wat dat Kind för'n Ding well han,
Dingderlingdingding!

Och Mod'r, ich well en Ding han!
"Wat för en Ding, ming Hetzenskind?"
En Ding, en Ding.
"Wells de dann e Ringelchen han?"
Nä, Moder, nä!
Ehr sitt kein gode Moder,
Ehr könnt dat Ding nit rode!
Wat dat Kind för'n Ding well han,
Dingderlingdingding!

Och Mod'r, ich well en Ding han!
"Wat för en Ding, ming Hetzenskind?"
En Ding, en Ding.
"Wells de dann a Kleidchen han?"
Nä, Moder, nä!
Ehr sitt kein gode Moder,
Ehr könnt dat Ding nit rode!
Wat dat Kind för'n Ding well han,
Dingderlingdingding! 

Och Mod'r, ich well en Ding han!
"Wat för en Ding, ming Hetzenskind?"
En Ding, en Ding.
"Wells de dann eine Mann han?"
Jo, Moder, jo!
Ehr sitt en gode Moder,
Ehr künnt dat Ding wohl rode,
Wat dat Kind för'n Ding well han,
Dingderlingdingding!


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA

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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 (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Ô moman, je voudrais queqchose", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Antonio Zencovich) , title 1: "O madre, voglio avere una cosa!", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:53

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Word count: 180

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Ah mother, I want to have something!

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

Ah mother, I want to have something!
"What sort of a thing, child of my heart?"
A thing, a thing.
"Would you like to have a doll?"
No, mother, no!
You are not a good mother,
You cannot guess the thing I want!
What sort of a thing could the child want,
Dingderlingdingding!
 
Ah mother, I want to have something!
"What sort of a thing, child of my heart?"
A thing, a thing.
"Would you like to have a little ring?"
No, mother, no!
You are not a good mother,
You cannot guess the thing I want!
What sort of a thing could the child want,
Dingderlingdingding!
 
Ah mother, I want to have something!
"What sort of a thing, child of my heart?"
A thing, a thing.
"Would you like to have a dress?"
No, mother, no!
You are not a good mother,
You cannot guess the thing I want!
What sort of a thing could the child want,
Dingderlingdingding!
 
Ah mother, I want to have something!
"What sort of a thing, child of my heart?"
A thing, a thing.
"Would you like to have a husband?"
Yes, mother, yes!
You are a good mother,
You could guess the thing I wanted,
The sort of a thing the child could want,
Dingderlingdingding!


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Text added to the website: 2010-02-20 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:34

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Word count: 212