Notes

Transliteration

Yah hal-bent ya hal-bent
Ya al-chanha ghadhbat ashbent
Le-man 'addou esdaghek?
Dhal al-mshammat yanfet
Al-mshammat shenhou moradah?
Way'a tetogh offadah
La akbar o ahanos awladah
Wa al-mshammat ba'adah yanfet

Thanks and Acknowledgements

This song was compiled by Siham Sajirati who collected folkloric children songs of Arabs of Iran and published them in a book in 1999 called "Sajirati, Siham" (Helle Ya Rommane. Ahwaz: Khaledin publication house).

Many thanks to Fatima Baji for contributing, transliterating and translating this song.

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