YOME

יאמע יאמע 

Yome, yome, shpil mir a lidele,
vos dos meydele vil.
Dos meydele vil a kleydele hobn,
darf men geyn dem shnayder zogn.
- Neyn, mameshi, neyn,
du kenst mikh nit farshteyn.
Du veyst nit, vos ikh meyn.
Ikh hob a shlekhte mame
un zi ken mikh nit farshteyn.

Yome, yome, shpil mir a lidele,
vos dos meylede vil.
Dos meydele vil a por shikhelekh hobn,
darf men geyn dem shuster zogn.
- Neyn, mameshi, neyn,
du kenst mikh nit farshteyn.
Du veyst nit, vos ikh meyn.
Ikh hob a shlekhte mame
un zi ken mikh nit farshteyn.

Yome, yome, shpil mir a lidele,
vos dos meylede vil.
Dos meydele vil a chosndl hobn,
darf men geyn dem shadchen zogn.
- Yo, mameshi, yo,
du kenst mikh shoyn farshteyn.
Du veyst shoyn, vos ikh meyn.
Ikh hob a gute mame
un zi ken mikh shoyn farshteyn.

Yiddish - YOME

BENYOMIN'S ENDEARING NAME

Bennie, bennie, play me a little song,
what the girl wants.
The girl wants to have a little dress,
one must go tell the tailor.
- No, Mommy, no,
you can't understand me.
You don't know what I mean.
I have a bad Mom
and she can't understand me.

Bennie, bennie, play me a little song,
what the girl wants.
The girl wants to have a pair of shoes,
one must go tell the shoemaker.
- No, Mommy, no,
you can't understand me.
You don't know what I mean.
I have a bad Mom
and she can't understand me.

Bennie, bennie, play me a little song,
what the girl wants.
The girl wants to have a little(endearing) groom,
one must go tell the matchmaker.
- Yes, Mommy, yes,
now you can understand me.
You know what I mean now.
I have a good Mom
and now she can understand me.


LYRICS
Unknown
MUSIC
Folk
SINGER
Various

Words transliterated and translated by George Jakubovits of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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