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(Greek, Transliteration)

Teen gambana too khoryoo mas
Teen akoote pethia
Tee ghleeka seemenee
Tee ghleeka seemenee
Din dan don
Din dan don

"a" like in "cat"
"e" like in "bed"
"th" like in "the"
"kh" like Spanish "j" or German "ch" in "Bach"
"gh" voiced "kh" gargling sound

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Many thanks to Susan Pomerantz for playing the tune on the piano.

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Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Sylvette Carterre for this version of Frère Jacques.

Photo: Church Agios Nikolas o Thalassinos, Aegina, Greece.

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