Կաքավիկ - Կաքավիկ (Kakavik) - Armenian Children's Songs - Armenia - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Notes

Pronunciation:

Arev batsvets toukh amperen
Kakav trav kanach saren
Kanach saren sari tseren
Barev berav tsaghikneren

(Chorus)
Sirunik, sirunik, sirunik
Nakhshun kakavik
Sirunik, sirunik, sirunik
Nakhshun kakavik

Ko bun hjusats tsaghiknerov
Shushan, nargiz, nunufarov
Ko tegh ltsvats tsogh u shaghov
Knes, kelnes erg u taghov
(Chorus)

Ko thev papuk u khatutik
Psti ktuts, karmir totik,
Karmir-karmir totiknerov,
Kshororas jutiknerov.
(Chorus)

Erb kgangnes mamrot karin,
Saghmos kases tsaghiknerin,
Sarer dzorer zvart kanes,
Dardi tsoven sirts khanes.
(Chorus)

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This song was written as a collaboration:

Komitas (1869 - 1935) - wrote the music
H. Tumanyan - wrote the lyrics

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Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Ruth Müller for sharing this song with us! English by Mama Lisa.

Image: See-see Partridge, Ammoperdix griseogularis by Tommy Pedersen from Dubai, UAE. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

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