"Simsaladim" is a magical phrase like "hocus pocus" or "abracadabra". You can find it in the chorus of each verse below.

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Notes

Written by Johan Ludvig Heiberg (1791 - 1860) to a German folk melody of the (nearly identical) German song called Auf einem baum ein kuckuck.

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This song is still commonly sung today.

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