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Recited by Ḥājj Dākōn and recorded by Sam Liebhaber at the Khalīj Hotel, al-Ghaydha, October 7, 2003. Recorded and sung by Ḥājj Dākōn at his home, Mḥayfīf, May 2004. Recited by Ḥājj Dākōn and recorded by Sam Liebhaber at the Khalīj Hotel, al-Ghaydha, October 7, 2003.
1) kel yawm w-hōh ḏ-aśeyk // we-hnūk ašenhawr
Everyday I come complaining // to plead my case with you:
2) meyten ġalḳōna šī // w-reḥmenī men eǧawr
When will you look at me // and show pity at this cruelty?