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Sˇlas Rol Hol Ill Leˇ
   
Credits: Traditional; arranged by Talitha MacKenzie
   
Appears On: Sˇlas
   
Language: GÓidhlig (Scottish Gaelic)
   
Other Versions: "Faca Sibh Raghail Na Ailein" on George Jackson & Maggie MacInnes' album Cairistiona
"Faca Sibh Raghnall Na Ailein?" on Flora MacNeil's album Craobh Nan Ubhal
   

Lyrics: English Translation:
   
Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ
Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ
Faca sibh Raghnall na Ailein? Have you seen Ranald, Alan's son?
Laoi leo hor˛, trom orra ch˛, faral a le˛ Laoi leo hor˛, trom orra ch˛, faral a le˛
   
Faca sibh Raghnall na Ailein? Have you seen Ranald, Alan's son?
Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ
Na idir Iain ˛g mo leannan? Or young Ian, my lover?
Laoi leo hor˛, trom orra ch˛, faral a le˛ Laoi leo hor˛, trom orra ch˛, faral a le˛
   
Na idir Iain ˛g mo leannan? Or young Ian, my lover?
Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ
Sti¨iramaiche 's fheÓrr ri gaillionn The best helmsman in a storm
Laoi leo hor˛, trom orra ch˛, faral a le˛ Laoi leo hor˛, trom orra ch˛, faral a le˛
   
Sti¨iramaiche 's fheÓrr ri gaillionn The best helmsman in a storm
Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ
Bheireadh tu i slÓn gu cala You would bring her safely to harbor
Laoi leo hor˛, trom orra ch˛, faral a le˛ Laoi leo hor˛, trom orra ch˛, faral a le˛
   
Bheireadh tu i slÓn gu cala You would bring her safely to harbor
Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ
Fhad 's a mhaireadh stadh na tarruinn As long as stays and halyards last
Laoi leo hor˛, trom orra ch˛, faral a le˛ Laoi leo hor˛, trom orra ch˛, faral a le˛
   
Fhad 's a mhaireadh stadh na tarruinn As long as stays and halyards last
Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ
Na buill chainbe ri cruinn gheala Billowing canvas holds to the masts
Laoi leo hor˛, trom orra ch˛, faral a le˛ Laoi leo hor˛, trom orra ch˛, faral a le˛
   
Na buill chainbe ri cruinn gheala Billowing canvas holds to the masts
Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ
Na giuthas os cionn na mara And fir-timbers are above the water
Laoi leo hor˛, trom orra ch˛, faral a le˛ Laoi leo hor˛, trom orra ch˛, faral a le˛
   
Na giuthas os cionn na mara And fir-timbers are above the water
Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ
Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ
Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ Rol hol ill leˇ, rol hol ill leˇ