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L'adjectif qualificatif Est un mot qui nous fait connaître Un défaut, une qualité, Une façon d'être ou d'avoir été. Exemple: Ma tante est dingo Mon oncle est timbré. Mon frère est marteau Tout l'monde est cinglé. Mais la conduite de ma mère Ne se qualifie guère, Et la manière d'être de Papa Ne se qualifie pas. L'adjectif qualificatif Est un mot qui nous fait connaître Un défaut, une qualité, Une façon d'être ou d'avoir été.
- by Michel Veber (1896 - 1965), as Nino [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Manuel Rosenthal (1904 - 2003), "Grammaire", 1934, from Chansons du Monsieur Bleu, no. 6. [ sung text verified 1 time]
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- ENG English [singable] (Peter Low) , "Grammar", copyright © 2001, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "Grammar", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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The qualifying adjective Is a word which connotes A defect, a quality, A manner of being or having been. Example: My aunt is goofy My uncle is nuts. My brother is a little nuts The whole world is bonkers. But the behavior of my mother Can hardly be qualified, And the manner of being a dad Can’t be qualified. The qualifying adjective Is a word which connotes A defect, a quality, A manner of being or having been.
- Translation from French (Français) to English copyright © 2016 by Laura Prichard, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
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