Translation © by Salvador Pila

Mein Kindchen ist fein
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT
Mein Kindchen ist fein,
Könnt [schöner]1 nicht sein;
Es hat mir versprochen,
Sein Herzchen [g'hör']2 mein.
Blaue [Augen]3 im Kopf
Und ein [Grübchen]4 im Kin,
O du [herzliebes]5 Kindchen,
Wie gut ich dir bin!

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1 Kahn: "feiner"
2 Kahn: "sei"
3 Kahn: "Äuglein"
4 Kahn: "Grüblein"
5 Kahn: "herzliebstes"


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This text was added to the website: 2011-07-13
Line count: 8
Word count: 34

El meu ninet és xamós
Language: Catalan (Català)  after the German (Deutsch) 
El meu ninet és xamós,
no podria ser més bufó;
ell m’ha promès 
que el seu menut cor em pertany.

Té els ulls blaus
i un clotet al mentó,
oh tu, criatura del meu cor,
que bo sóc per tu!

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Translation of title "Elternstolz" = "L’orgull dels pares"


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This text was added to the website: 2014-12-24
Line count: 8
Word count: 40