Translation Singable translation by Jonathan Elkus

Hampelas
Language: Sundanese 
Hampelas raraga djati
palataran babalean.
Iklas raga reund jeungpati,
lantaran tika hadean.

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  • ENG English [singable] (Jonathan Elkus) , title 1: "Lush vines"


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This text was added to the website: 2009-08-22
Line count: 4
Word count: 12

Lush vines
Language: English  after the Sundanese 
Lush vines 'round the teak trees grow,
Lush vines grow 'round the trees in the yard.
I swear my love each living day1,
Ever gracious are you to me.

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From the Griffes score.
1 Second full time: "My undying love's devotion"

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Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website: 2009-08-22
Line count: 4
Word count: 29