"Plouf tizen tizen" is sung in Kabyle, a Berber language that's spoken in the north of Algeria.

Plouf tizen tizen - Algerian Children's Songs - Algeria - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Notes

*Mawzen or maouzen means "ugly".

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We received the following comment about this rhyme:

"The song is definitely Kabyle Berber. 'Sammaniyi maouzen' looks Arabic but it's actually samma-n-iyyi rather than samma-(w)-ni, as in 'called-they-me.' I have no clue about the third line; the Tashlhiyt word for louse is tilkint."

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