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Suas E! Hi R Him B
   
Credits: Traditional
   
Appears On: Suas E!
   
Language: Gidhlig (Scottish Gaelic)
   
Other Versions: "Hi Rim Bo" on Capercaillie's album Secret People
"Chi Mi Thallad" on Mackenzie's album Camhanach
   

Lyrics: English Translation:
   
Ch mi, ch mi, ch mi thall ud I can see yonder into the distance
Ch mi na fidh air a' bhearradh I can see the deer at the edge of the precipice
   
Sist: Chorus (after each verse):
Hi r him b hill bha r h Hi r him b hill bha r h
Hi r him b hr ri ri Hi r him b hr ri ri
Hi r him bo hill bha r h Hi r him bo hill bha r h
   
Ch mi na fidh air a' bhearradh I can see the deer at the edge of the precipice
'S an giomanach fhin nan deaghaidh And the hunter in their pursuit
   
'S an giomanach fhin nan deaghaidh And the hunter in their pursuit
Le ghunna caol 's a mhial-choin sheanga With his slender barrelled gun and gaunt deer hounds
   
Le ghunna caol 's a mhial-choin sheanga With his slender barrelled gun and gaunt deer hounds
Dreadh bheann 's a' ternadh ghleannan Climbing the mountains and descending the glens' slopes
   
Dreadh bheann 's a' ternadh ghleannan Climbing the mountains and descending the glens' slopes
Dh'fhg thu an damh donn gun anail You left the brown stag breathless
   
Dh'fhg thu an damh donn gun anail You left the brown stag breathless
Anns a' fhraoch a' sileadh faladh In the heather, dripping blood
   
Anns a' fhraoch a' sileadh faladh In the heather, dripping blood
Bha do mhial-choin sgth 'ga leanaid Your deerhounds were wearied by its pursuit
   
Bha do mhial-choin sgth 'ga leanaid Your deerhounds were wearied by its pursuit
Bha na gillean sgth 'ga tharraing The attendants were fatigued by its carrying
   
Bha na gillean sgth 'ga tharraing The attendants were fatigued by its carrying
Bial an anmoich 'tighinn gu baile In the nightfall arriving home
   
Bial an anmoich 'tighinn gu baile In the nightfall arriving home
Far am faighte biadh gun ghainnead Where food was got without scarcity
   
Far am faighte biadh gun ghainnead Where food was got without scarcity
l 's cel 's ran thairis Drink and music and song
   
l 's cel 's ran thairis Drink and music and song
Tha sgeul r a' tighinn gu baile A new tale is arriving home
   
Tha sgeul r a' tighinn gu baile A new tale is arriving home
Chan e sgeul r a th'ann ach naidheachd It's not a new tale but news
   
Chan e sgeul r a th'ann ach naidheachd It's not a new tale but news
Gun do ritich mo chiad leannan That my first love has betrothed