by Georg Friedrich Daumer (1800 - 1875)
Translation © by Emily Ezust

Wahre, wahre deinen Sohn
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Russian (Русский) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FIN FRE ITA
Wahre, wahre deinen Sohn,
Nachbarin, vor Wehe,
weil ich ihn mit schwarzem Aug'
zu bezaubern gehe.
 
O wie brennt das Auge mir,
das zu Zünden fordert!
Flammet ihm die Seele nicht --
deine Hütte lodert.

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

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Protect, protect your son", copyright ©
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Proteggi, proteggi tuo figlio", 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
Line count: 8
Word count: 34

Protect, protect your son
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
Protect, protect your son,
my neighbor, from woe;
for I go with my black eyes
to enchant him.

O how my eyes burn
to inflame his passion!
If his soul will not ignite,
your hut will catch fire.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © by Emily Ezust

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Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:25
Line count: 8
Word count: 38