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Camhanach Ho-ro 'S Toigh Leam Fhn Thu
   
Credits: Farquhar Fraser
   
Appears On: Camhanach
   
Language: Gidhlig (Scottish Gaelic)
   
Other Versions: "Ho Ro 'S Toigh Leam Fhin Thu" on Mary Jane Lamond's album Bho Thr Nan Craobh
   

Lyrics: English Translation:
   
Ho ro 's toigh leam fhn thu Ho ro how I love you
A rbhinn as bidhche Most beautiful maiden
'S an gaol a thug mi fhn dhuit And the love that I myself gave to you
Cha dhobrainn air r e I would not abandon for gold
Ho ro 's toigh leam fhn thu Horo, I do love you
   
Gu'n d'thug mi gion 'us grdh dhuit I gave you fondness and love
A Mhiri nighean Dmhnuill Mary, daughter of Donald
'S na'm faighinn toil do chirdean And if I could get the acceptance of your relations
Gun dil dhanainn psadh I would marry without delay
Ho ro 's toigh leam fhn thu Horo, I do love you
   
'S na'm faighinn toil do chirdean And if I could get the acceptance of your relations
Gun dil dhanainn psadh I would marry without delay
Na'm faighinn cead na clire If I could get the session's permission
'S tu-fhin a bhi denach And your own willingness
Ho ro 's toigh leam fhn thu Horo, I do love you
   
Toil d' athair is do mhthair Your mother's and your father's wishes
'S do chirdean mar chmhla And all your relations together
'S gu'n cluinntemaid 'gar n-eubhach And our banns would be called
'S an teampull Di-dmhnaich In the temple on Sunday
Ho ro 's toigh leam fhn thu Horo, I do love you
   
'S gu'n cluinntemaid 'gar n-eubhach And our banns would be called
'S an teampull Di-dmhnaich In the temple on Sunday
'S chuireamaid an cruaidh-shnaoim And we would tie the tight knot
Nach fhuasgail na meirean That could never be opened by fingers
Ho ro 's toigh leam fhn thu Horo, I do love you
   
O ciamar bheirinn fuath dhuit Oh how could I hate you
'S tu luaidh nam ban ga You're the darling of young women
Troigh chuimir am brig ir thu Your foot so neat in new shoes
Nach lbadh am feirnean That they wouldn't bend the grass
Ho ro 's toigh leam fhn thu Horo, I do love you
   
Troigh chuimir am brig ir thu Your foot so neat in new shoes
Nach lbadh am feirnean That they wouldn't bend the grass
'S mur dan mi do bhuannachd And if I don't win you
'S i'n uaigh m' ite cmhnuidh The grave is my resting place
Ho ro 's toigh leam fhn thu Horo, I do love you