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Kakke kakke koodevide
(Indian Kids Song)

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The Malayalam text below is transliterated.

Kakke kakke koodevide
Hey Crow Where is Your Nest?
Children's Song
(Malayalam)
Children's Song
(English)

Kakke kakke koodevide
Koottinakathoru Kunjille
Kunjinu theetta kodukkanjal
Kunju kidannu karayille

Hey Crow where is your nest?
Is there a little crow in the nest?
If you do not give food to the little one
Will the little crow be crying?
 
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Notes

Jacob from Dubai sent this longer version of this rhyme:

Kakke kakke koodevide
Koottinakathoru Kunjundo
Kunjinu theetta kodukkanjal
Kunju kidannu karanjeedum ( 2)

Kunje kunje nee tharumo
Ninnude kayyile neyyappam (2)

Ella tharilla neyyappam
Ayyo kakke pattichaai.......(2)

Loose English Translation (We welcome improvements!):

Hey Crow where is your nest?
Is there a little crow in the nest?
If you do not give food to the little one
Will the little crow be crying? (2x's)

Little one, little one, won't you give
The cookie (made of wheat flour fried in oil) that is in your hand (2x's)

No, no I won't give the cookie
Oh! crow, you have cheated me! (2x's)
(Because meanwhile the crow flicked away the cookie from off the hands of the child.)


Here are videos of the longer version:




Comments

Malayalam is one of the official languages of India. It is predominately spoken in the southern state in India called Kerala.

If anyone can provide the text to this song in the Malayalam alphabet, please email me. Thanks! Mama Lisa

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Dhanya Brijesh for contributing and translating this song. Thanis to Joyce for the longer version and help with the 2nd translation.

Nandi!

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