"A Hundred Rubies" is a poem written by Mostafa Rahmandoost.

Here's what we were told about the popularity of this piece, "It's actually in children's school books, it's in all educated people's memory and it is sung and written everywhere."

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Transliteration

Sad daane yaaghut

Sad daane yaaghut, daste be daste
Baa nazm o tartib, yek jaa neshaste
Sad daane yaaghut, daste be daste
Baa nazm o tartib, yek jaa neshaste
Har daaneyi hast, khoshrang o rakhshaan
Ghalbe sepidi dar sineye aan
Yaaghut haa ra pichide baa ham
Dar pusheshi narm, parvardegaaram
Ham torsh o shirin, ham aabdaar ast
Sorkh ast o zibaa, naamash anaar ast

Notes on Pronunciation:

Aa: like /u/ in "up"
A: like /a/ in "apple"
E: like /e/ in "hen"

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