Jennie wrote, "This one is a children's song that makes use of animal sounds, so the mool is like a cow, the ma and ba's are like sheep and goats, and the mia, is like a cat, it is cute and one of my favorites!"

Notes

Pronunciation:

Mool Dar

Mool dar
Ma-lo
ba-ha
ba-shahal
mia-mia.

Comments

Jennie wrote, "Recently I just moved to Morocco, with my baby, and was interested in learning some songs. I have picked up a few songs while I was here, and thought that I would share them with you. Unfortunately, I am not able to type in Arabic, so I will do my best transliteration. I hope you are able to use them! They are all sung in Morocco, although they may not all be from true Moroccan origin because of all the different cultural influences present in the country, as I know lots of Egyptian and French songs are popular here."

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Many thanks to Mohamed Akaddar for recording this for us!

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Jennie Overmyer for contributing, translating and transliterating this song. Thanks to Melanie Magidow for the Arabic text.

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