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Naku... Kenkoy! 

Language: Tagalog (Filipino)

Kahit saan ka naroon 
Sa bayan man o nayon 
Ang lagi mong kasalubong 
Ay ang maharot na Kenkoy 

Hayan na siya umuugong 
Ang maluwang na pantalon 
At hayan parang ulol 
Habang daa’y umuungol. 

Aruy! naku! Kenkoy. 
Hoy! Hey! sh! You! 

Pati noo’y inahit na 
Kilos lakad ay nag-iba 
Habang daa’y kumakanta 
Ng Inggles na walang letra 
(May ukulele pa) 

Batiin mo kumusta ka? 
At ang sagot, tingnan mo ba! 
Hey! Tagalog mi no habla Hey, 
Ay naku, naku Kenkoy. 

At si Kenkoy ay popular 
Sa lahat ng handaan
Ukelele’y tangan-tangan
Handa mo’y inaawitan

Hayan siya sumasayaw
Katawa’y anong gaslaw
Sumasabog ang laway
Walang tigil ng pag-ungal.

Aruy! naku! Kenkoy.
Hoy! Hey! sh!

Pati noo’y inahit na
Kilos lakad ay nag-iba
Habang daa’y kumakanta
Ng Inggles na walang letra
(May ukulele pa)

Batiin mo kumusta ka?
At ang sagot, tingnan mo ba!
‘Hey! Tagalog mi no habla’
Ay naku, naku Kenkoy!


Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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 (Katrina Navarro) , title 1: "Oh Dear... Kenkoy!", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2013-09-03T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:05:19
Line count: 38
Word count: 150

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