Shlof mayn kind, mayn kind, mayn sheyner, shlof mayn zunenyu! A Sibirnik iz dayn tate, shlof lyu-lyu-lyu... Bai dayn vigl zitst dayn mame, zingt a lid un veint, du vest dos farshteyn mistome vos zi hot gemeynt! Vayt iz in Sibir dayn tate, shlof mayn zunenyu! Du bist yung nokh, shlof leysate, ay, lyu-lyu-lyu... Mayne tzores zaynen azoy groys, shlof mayn zunenyu! Shlof main zun, main kind, main voyles, lyu-lyu-lyu...
- from Volkslieder (Folksongs) , "Shlof mayn kind, mayn kind, mayn sheyner", Jewish folk poetry. [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- Also set in Russian (Русский), a translation by V. Zvyagintseva FRE ; composed by Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich.
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