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On Sept.6th, Jerry sang...
ΚΑΗΜΟΣ (Greek)
Στίχοι: Δημήτρης Χριστοδούλου
Μουσική: Μίκης Θεοδωράκης

Είναι μεγάλος ο γιαλός
είναι μακρύ το κύμα
είναι μεγάλος ο καημός
κι είναι πικρό το κρίμα

Ποτάμι μέσα μου πικρό
το αίμα της πληγής σου
κι από το αίμα πιο πικρό
στο στόμα το φιλί σου

Δεν ξέρεις τι ‘ναι παγωνιά
ραδιά χωρίς φεγγάρι
να μη γνωρίζεις ποια στιγμή
ο πόνος θα σε πάρει

Ποτάμι μέσα μου πικρό
το αίμα της πληγής σου
κι από το αίμα πιο πικρό
στο στόμα το φιλί σου
SORROW
Lyrics: Dimitris Christodoulou
Music: Mikis Theodorakis

The sea-shore is long,
The waves are high
The sorrow is great
And bitter the sin

Within me a river,
Bitter blood of my* wound
And your kiss on the mouth
More bitter than blood

You do not know the frost
Of a moonless night
To know not at which moment
The pain will take you

Within me a river,
Bitter blood of my wound
And your kiss on the mouth
More bitter than blood
*I take this "my" as "the wound you inflicted on me" because "σου" means "your", not "my"
Translation borrowed from Lyricstranslate.com

Transliteration...
Kaimos

eínai megálos o gialós
eínai makrý to kýma
eínai megálos o kaimós
ki eínai pikró to kríma

potámi mésa mou pikró
to aíma tis pligís sou
ki apó to aíma pio pikró
sto stóma to filí sou

den xéreis ti ‘nai pagoniá
radiá chorís fengári
na mi gnorízeis poia stigmí
o pónos tha se párei

potámi mésa mou pikró
to aíma tis pligís sou
ki apó to aíma pio pikró
sto stóma to filí sou
... which sounds more or less like...
kemós

íne megálos o yalós
íne makrí to kíma
íne megálos o kemós
ki íne mikró to kríma

potámi mésa mu pikró
to éma tis pliyís su
ki apó to éma pio pikró
sto stóma to filí su

dhen kséris ti’ne pagoniá
radhiá horís fengári
na mi gnorízis pia stigmí
o pónos tha se pári

potámi mésa mu pikró
to éma tis pliyís su
ki apó to éma pio pikró
sto stóma to filí su
... in which the accented vowels are stressed and...
"a" as in "father"
"e" as in "bed"
"i" = "ee"
"o" = "oh"
"u" = "oo"
"dh" = "th" in "the -this"
"th" = "th" in "thick - thin"
"g" sounds like a gargling sound
"h" before "a", "o", "u" or consonant = "j" in Spain Spanish or "ch" in German "Bach" or Scottish "ch" in "loch"
"y" as in "you"

Sung by Mikis Theodorakis, Grigoris Bithikotsis and Manolis Mitsias.
Sung by Mikis Theodorakis
Sung by Yannis Kotsiras

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