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Translation © by Gabriel Rosenstock

Lasso vita mia
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): IRI
Lasso vita mia, mi fa morire,	
Crudel'amor mio cor consume,
Da mille ferite, che mi fa morir.
Ahi me, Deh, che non mi fa morire,
Crudel'amor, mi fa sofrir mille martire.


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  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , "Lig dom, a bheatha liom", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: David H. Clarke

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 5
Word count: 31

Lig dom, a bheatha liom
Language: Irish (Gaelic)  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Lig dom, a bheatha liom, is tú mo bhás
An géarghrá im chroí dom’ chreimeadh
Le míle míle goin, táthar dom mhilleadh
Mo léan géar. ná tar in aice liom, a Ghrá,
An géarghrá, ag fulaingt táim an bás ina mhíle.


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This text was added to the website: 2014-11-29
Line count: 5
Word count: 41