Petter wrote, "I was uncertain when it came to the translation of the line 'ride ride ranke'. 'Ride' literally means 'ride', as on a horse. 'Ranke' can mean the long rows of grapes or other fruits, but in this setting, 'ride ranke' means to jump up and down on someone's lap."


Come read or join the discussion going on about Rida Rida Ranka and its variations in different languages (including Swedish and Norwegian) on Mama Lisa's World Blog.

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Petter Mæhlum for contributing and translating the Danish version of Ride ride ranke.Thanks to Janine Slaga and Simon Stampe for correcting the Danish version.

Mange tak!