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Gaelic Scotland Gur E Mis' Tha Gu Tinn
   
Credits: Traditional; arranged by Maeve MacKinnon
   
Appears On: Gaelic Scotland (compilation)
   
Language: Gidhlig (Scottish Gaelic)
   
Other Versions: "Gaol Ise Gaol I" on Flora MacNeil's album Orain Floraidh
   

Lyrics: English Translation:
   
Gur e mis' tha gu tinn I am very unwell
   
Sist: Chorus (after each verse):
E ho h o h o E ho h o h o
Hao ri ri o h o Hao ri ri o h o
Ro ho h ho h o Ro ho h ho h o
   
Chan e goirteas mo chnn It is not my head that feels the pain
   
Ach na chuir mi dhan chll But the one I buried
   
Gaol ise 's luaidh i My love, my beloved
   
Mi cuimir 's mi cruinn I am bonnie, I am plump
   
'S mi gu biorshileach bnn I, with the sweet, bright eye
   
Mar chuthaig air craoibh Like a cuckoo in a tree
   
Mar smerach air binn Like a thrush on the hill
   
Mi dualach 's mi donn With my long, curly locks