Mudcat Café message #3975805 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #7975   Message #3975805
Posted By: Joe Offer
09-Feb-19 - 10:06 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Tzena, Tzena, Tzena (Weavers, et al.)
Subject: ADD: Tzena, Tzena, Tzena (Hebrew)
TZENNA TZENNA
Hebrew (Issachar Miron and Yehiel Haggiz)

Tzenna, tzenna, tzenna, tzenna,
Habanot urena khaverim
Ba’im la’ir.
Alna, alna, alna, alna,
Alna titkhabenna
Umizmor yakhdav nashir.

Tzenna, tzenna.
Habanot urena
Khaverim ba'im la'ir
Alna, alna,
Alna titkhabena
Umizmor yakhdav nashir.

Tzenna, tzenna
(Clap) Tzenna. tzenna. tzenna
Tzenna, tzenna.
Tzenna, tzenna, tzenna, tzenna,
Tzenna, tzenna
(Clap) Tzenna. tzenna. tzenna
Tzenna, tzenna,
Tzenna, tzenna. tzenna!

LITERAL TRANSLATION

Come out, come out, girls.
See friends in the village.
Don’t be — don’t be shy!
Let’s sing and dance.
All of us together!


page 84 Sing Out! • Vol. 43#1 • Summer 1998