Here's the Amharic version of Frère Jacques from Ethiopia and it's called "Wendemy Yakob". You can find the pronunciation in the song notes.

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Notes

Pronunciation:

Wendemy Yakob,
Wendemy Yakob
Tegnah Wey,
Tegnah Wey
Dewil Tedewele,
Dewil Tedewele
Ding dang dong,
Ding dang dong.

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If anyone could type out the original Amharic text for this song, please email it to me. Thanks! -Mama Lisa

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Photo: Wikipedia, Orthodox Church, Ethiopia, cc.

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