by Georg Friedrich Daumer (1800 - 1875)
Translation © by Pierre Mathé

Die grüne Hopfenranke
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Russian (Русский) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT DUT ENG FIN FRE ITA
Die grüne Hopfenranke,
sie schlängelt auf der Erde hin.
Die junge, schöne Dirne,
so traurig ist ihr Sinn!

Du höre, grüne Ranke!
Was hebst du dich nicht himmelwärts?
Du höre, schöne Dirne!
Was ist so schwer dein Herz?

Wie höbe sich die Ranke,
der keine Stütze Kraft verleiht?
Wie wäre die Dirne fröhlich,
wenn ihr das Liebste weit?

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

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "The green hops vine", copyright ©
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Pauline Kroger) , copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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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: 58

Les verts sarments de houblon
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Les verts sarments de houblon
Serpentent sur la terre.
Jeune et belle fille,
Que tes pensées sont tristes !

Écoute, vert sarment !
Pourquoi ne t'élèves-tu pas vers le ciel ?
Écoute, jolie fille !
Pourquoi as-tu le cœur si lourd ?

Comment le rameau pourrait-il s'élever
Sans qu'on lui prête appui ?
Comment la fille pourrait-elle être gaie,
Quand son bien-aimé est loin d'elle ?

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Text added to the website: 2008-08-08 00:00:00
Last modified: 2016-04-13 20:40:02
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Word count: 66