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Ziedēja rozes, ziedēja neļķes (English translation)

  • Artist: Latvian Folk
  • Song: Ziedēja rozes, ziedēja neļķes
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Ziedēja rozes, ziedēja neļķes

Ziedēja rozes, ziedēja neļķes,
Ziedēja neaizmirstules,
Un tādēļ saucu es:
 
[Piedz.]
Skaista ir jaunība,
Skaista ir jaunība,
Tā nenāks vairs.
Tā nenāks, nenāks vairs,
Tā neatgriezīsies,
Skaista ir jaunība,
Tā nenāks vairs.
 
Bij' man reiz muižiņa,
Ar astoņpadsmit laukiem,
Un par šiem lauciņiem
Man bij' liels prieks.
Un tādēļ saucu es...
 
[Piedz.]
 
Bij' man reiz vīna koks
Ar astoņpadsmit zariem;
Un no šiem zariņiem
Man tecēj' vīns.
Un tādēļ saucu es...
 
[Piedz.]
 
Bij' man reiz meitene
Ar astoņpadsmit gadiem,
Un par šiem gadiņiem,
Man bij' liels prieks.
Un tādēļ saucu es...
 
[Piedz.]
 
Novīta rozes, novīta neļķes,
Atstāja mani meitene…
Un tomēr saucu es...
 
[Piedz.]
 
Submitted by alessandrasuubergalessandrasuuberg on Fri, 23/09/2022 - 02:52
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The roses were blooming, the carnations were blooming

The roses were blooming, the carnations were blooming,
The forget-me-nots were blooming,
And therefore I called out:
 
[Refrain]
Youth is beautiful,
Youth is beautiful,
It won't come again.
It won't come, won't come again,
It won't return,
Youth is beautiful,
It won't come again.
 
I once had a manor,
With eighteen fields,
And because of these fields
I had great joy.
And therefore I called out...
 
[Refrain]
 
I once had a vine tree
With eighteen branches;
And from these branches
Wine flowed for me.
And therefore I called out...
 
[Refrain]
 
I once had a girl
Of eighteen years,
And because of these years,
I had great joy.
And therefore I called out...
 
[Refrain]
 
The roses wilted, the carnations wilted,
The girl left me...
And still I called out...
 
[Refrain]
 
Thanks!
Submitted by alessandrasuubergalessandrasuuberg on Fri, 23/09/2022 - 02:58
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