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Seinn! O Ho Ro Seinn! A Bhanarach Chaoin
   
Credits: D. Johnston
   
Appears On: Seinn! O Ho Ro Seinn!
   
Language: Gidhlig (Scottish Gaelic)
   

Lyrics: English Translation:
   
Sist: Chorus (after each verse):
A h a h dheoghail na laoigh A hu a ho the calves have sucked
A h a h dheoghail na laoigh A hu a ho the calves have sucked
A h a h dheoghail na laoigh A hu a ho the calves have sucked
A bhanarach chaoin, dheoghail an t-l Oh gentle milkmaid, the young have sucked
   
O's gille na gruth, bainne nam b Whiter than crowdy is cow's milk
O's gille na gruth, bainne nam b Whiter than crowdy is cow's milk
O's gille na gruth, bainne nam b Whiter than crowdy is cow's milk
A bhanarach chaoin, 's gil' thu na cch Oh gentle milkmaid, you are fairer than the rest
   
Buidhe mar r cuailean mo ghaoil Yellow like gold is my love's hair
Buidhe mar r cuailean mo ghaoil Yellow like gold is my love's hair
Buidhe mar r cuailean mo ghaoil Yellow like gold is my love's hair
A bhanarach chaoin, 's tu-sa mo ghrdh Oh gentle milkmaid, you are my love
   
M'ulaidh 's mo rn cailin nam b My treasure and my darling, the herd maid
M'ulaidh 's mo rn cailin nam b My treasure and my darling, the herd maid
M'ulaidh 's mo rn cailin nam b My treasure and my darling, the herd maid
A bhanarach chaoin, m'ulaidh gu brth Oh gentle milkmaid, my treasure forever