Notes

Zahaba allayol
(Transliteration)

zahaba allayol talaa alfagr wal asfour sawsaw
gat elqtta allaha bes bes aletlo nau nau
mama qaletlo seeb elqtta we khaleha fe halha
sab madrasto we rama korasto we rah gar shakalha
rahet elotta mekharbesha edo lamma mesek delha
wady gazaa elly mayesmaash kelma mama teoulha

q: "dark k" pronounced more or less as "c" in "court"
kh: as Spanish "j" or German "ch" in Bach

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Hend Agrama from Cairo for contributing, transliterating and translating this song. Many thanks also to Mr. and Mrs Laamarti for the Arabic text. Shukran!

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