by Georg Friedrich Daumer (1800 - 1875)
Translation © by Lau Kanen

An jeder Hand die Finger
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Unknown Language 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FIN FRE ITA
An jeder Hand die Finger
hatt' ich bedeckt mit Ringen,
die mir geschenkt mein Bruder
in seinem Liebessinn.
Und einen nach dem andern
gab ich dem schönen,
aber unwürdigen Jüngling hin.

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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "On each hand were my fingers bedecked", copyright ©
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Le dita delle mie mani", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Mimi Ezust

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:25
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Word count: 31

Aan elke hand de vingers
Language: Dutch (Nederlands)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Aan elke hand de vingers
Had ik versierd met ringen,
Die mij eens gaf mijn broeder,
Omdat hij hield van mij.
En d' ene na de and're
Was 'k aan de knappe
Maar onbetrouwbare kerel kwijt.

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Text added to the website: 2015-04-10 00:00:00
Last modified: 2015-04-10 14:49:57
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