Lakota - Sioux - Wóčhekiye Olowan (English translation)

Lakota

Wóčhekiye Olowan

(chanting)
 
Oŋšimala yo,
Oŋšimala yo,
Oŋšimala yo,
Héya hoyéwayélo,
Aŋpétu kin lé makakijélo
Waní wačhíŋ yé
Héya hoyéwayélo
 
(chanting)
 
Oŋšimala yo,
Oŋšimala yo,
Oŋšimala yo,
Héya hoyéwayélo,
Aŋpétu kin lé makakijélo
Waní wačhíŋ yé
Héya hoyéwayélo
 
(chanting)
 
Oŋšimala yo,
Oŋšimala yo,
Oŋšimala yo,
Héya hoyéwayélo,
Aŋpétu kin lé makakijélo
Waní wačhíŋ yé
Héya hoyéwayélo
 
(chanting)
 
Oŋšimala yo,
Oŋšimala yo,
Oŋšimala yo,
Héya hoyéwayélo,
Aŋpétu kin lé makakijélo
Waní wačhíŋ yé
Héya hoyéwayélo
 
Submitted by Ww Ww on Sat, 13/01/2018 - 05:46
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English translation

Prayer Song

(chanting)
 
Have pity on me
Have pity on me
Have pity on me
I'm sending my plea
Today I walk the earth
I want to live on
I'm sending my plea
 
(chanting)
 
Have pity on me
Have pity on me
Have pity on me
I'm sending my plea
Today I walk the earth
I want to live on
I'm sending my plea
 
(chanting)
 
Have pity on me
Have pity on me
Have pity on me
I'm sending my plea
Today I walk the earth
I want to live on
I'm sending my plea
 
(chanting)
 
Have pity on me
Have pity on me
Have pity on me
I'm sending my plea
Today I walk the earth
I want to live on
I'm sending my plea
 
Submitted by Ww Ww on Sat, 13/01/2018 - 05:52
Author's comments:

"Today I walk the earth", would mean "I am mortal".
This song is for impending death and suffering.

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