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Spiorad Spiorad
   
Credits: Traditional; arranged by Talitha MacKenzie & Chris Birkett
   
Appears On: Spiorad
   
Language: Gidhlig (Scottish Gaelic)
   
Other Versions: "Coisich, A Rin" on Capercaillie's album Delirium
   

Lyrics: English Translation:
   
Coisich a rin, h ill o ro Go, my love, h ill o ro
M' Aingil-dhona, o h ibh o My guardian angel, o h ibh o
Thoir soraidh bhuam, h ill o ro Carry greetings from me, h ill o ro
Gu Seamas Seosamh, och hoireann e To James Joseph, och hoireann e
   
Thoir soraidh bhuam, h ill o ro Carry greetings from me, h ill o ro
Gu Seamas Seosamh, o h ibh o To James Joseph, o h ibh o
Innis dha-san, h ill o ro Say to him, h ill o ro
Gu bheil mi fallain, och hoireann e That I am well, och hoireann e
   
Innis dha-san, h ill o ro Say to him, h ill o ro
Gu bheil mi fallain, o h ibh o That I am well, o h ibh o
Gun do chuir mi 'n, h ill o ro __, h ill o ro
Geamhradh fairis, och hoireann e __, och hoireann e
   
Gun do chuir mi 'n, h ill o ro __, h ill o ro
Geamhradh fairis, o h ibh o __, o h ibh o
O h ibh o O h ibh o
O h ibh o O h ibh o
Tric tha cuimhn' a'm, h ill o ro Often I recall, h ill o ro
Uair ar coinnimh, och hoireann e The time we met, och hoireann e
   
Tric tha cuimhn' a'm, h ill o ro Often I recall, h ill o ro
Uair ar coinnimh, o h ibh o The time we met, o h ibh o
An ite uaigneach, h ill o ro In a secret place, h ill o ro
Fo'n ln-ghealaich, och hoireann e Beneath the full moon, och hoireann e
   
An ite uaigneach, h ill o ro In a secret place, h ill o ro
Fo'n ln-ghealaich, o h ibh o Beneath the full moon, o h ibh o
'S ann a bha sinn, h ill o ro It was there that we were, h ill o ro
'Snmh 'sa' chuaraidh, och hoireann e Swimming in the quarry, och hoireann e
   
'S ann a bha sinn, h ill o ro It was there that we were, h ill o ro
'Snmh 'sa' chuaraidh, o h ibh o Swimming in the quarry, o h ibh o
Cha robh oirnn, h ill o ro We wore nothing, h ill o ro
Ach gath-soluis, och hoireann e But moonbeams, och hoireann e
   
Cha robh oirnn, h ill o ro We wore nothing, h ill o ro
Ach gath-soluis, o h ibh o But moonbeams, o h ibh o
Agus sceathach bho, h ill o ro And the mist rose, h ill o ro
Linne ag irigh, och hoireann e From the pool, och hoireann e
   
Agus sceathach bho, h ill o ro And the mist rose, h ill o ro
Linne ag irigh, o h ibh o From the pool, o h ibh o
O h ibh o O h ibh o
O h ibh o O h ibh o
   
M'eudail, m'eudail, h ill o ro My love, my love, h ill o ro
Cite bheil thu, och hoireann e? Where are you, och hoireann e?
   
M'eudail, m'eudail, h ill o ro My love, my love, h ill o ro
Cite bheil thu, o h ibh o? Where are you, o h ibh o?
Chan eil ort ach, h ill o ro You wear nothing but, h ill o ro
Lon-anart, och hoireann e A linen sheet, och hoireann e
   
Chan eil ort ach, h ill o ro You wear nothing but, h ill o ro
Lon-anart, o h ibh o A linen sheet, o h ibh o
Lasaidh mi dhut, h ill o ro I will light for you, h ill o ro
Coinnlean geala, och hoireann e White candles, och hoireann e
   
Lasaidh mi dhut, h ill o ro I will light for you, h ill o ro
Coinnlean geala, o h ibh o White candles, o h ibh o
Canaidh mise, h ill o ro I will say, h ill o ro
Mran rnaigh, och hoireann e Many prayers for you, och hoireann e
   
Canaidh mise, h ill o ro I will say, h ill o ro
Mran rnaigh, o h ibh o Many prayers for you, o h ibh o
O h ibh o O h ibh o
O h ibh o O h ibh o
Mo mhil fhn thu, h ill o ro You are my own honey, h ill o ro
Mo chel fdhle, och hoireann e My fiddle music, och hoireann e
   
Mo mhil fhn thu, h ill o ro You are my own honey, h ill o ro
Mo chel fdhle, o h ibh o My fiddle music, o h ibh o
Mo chel clrsaich, h ill o ro My harp music, h ill o ro
'N ird 's an seal, och hoireann e Both high notes and low, och hoireann e
   
Mo chel clrsaich, h ill o ro My harp music, h ill o ro
'N ird 's an seal, o h ibh o Both high notes and low, o h ibh o
R mo bhe cha, h ill o ro As long as I live, h ill o ro
Chaill mi cuimhn' air, och hoireann e I will not forget, och hoireann e
   
R mo bhe cha, h ill o ro As long as I live, h ill o ro
Chaill mi cuimhn' air, o h ibh o I will not forget, o h ibh o
Silean-gobhar mo, h ill o ro The amorous eyes, h ill o ro
Cheud-ghridh falaich, och hoireann e Of my first secret love, och hoireann e
   
Silean-gobhar mo, h ill o ro The amorous eyes, h ill o ro
Cheud-ghridh falaich, o h ibh o Of my first secret love, o h ibh o
Silean-coimheadach, h ill o ro The watchful eyes, h ill o ro
Spiorad-dhona, och hoireann e Of a guiding spirit, och hoireann e
Och hoireann e Och hoireann e