April 13th, 2007
This week we were fortunate enough to receive recordings of four Arabic songs from Lebanon. I’m posting one of the songs below for you to hear. Here’s Tic Tic Tic Sleiman’s Mother in Arabic, with an English translation and the transliteration, so you can listen along to hear how to pronounce it. If you’d like […]
January 9th, 2007
Michele wrote me: Hello, My Mom’s side of the family is part Lebanese and I grew up hearing a song about petting a cat and then it tries to grab some meat and gets smacked. Something like “beese, beese, yup si na, kinthee lahama wisheena, ibbis”. Sound familiar? Thanks, Michele If anyone can help with […]
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