A Lullaby & Counting-out Rhyme

Kabuye Kanjye - Rwandan Children's Songs - Rwanda - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Notes

*I believe this is the diminutive form of "my rock" in Kinyarwanda.

Comments

This song can be found as a lullaby on the French CD Comptines et berceuses du baobab.

It can also be found in the book Emerging identities among young children: European issues (2005). There it's mentioned as a Counting-out Rhyme.

You can hear this song on MySpace (not in a lullaby style).

I welcome comments on this song or translation. Do you sing it as a lullaby or use it as a counting-out rhyme? We'd love to hear more about it!

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