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Orain Floraidh A Mhic Iain 'Ic Sheumais
   
Credits: Traditional; arranged by Flora MacNeil
   
Appears On: Orain Floraidh
   
Language: GÓidhlig (Scottish Gaelic)
   
Other Versions: "Mhic Iain 'Ic Sheumais" on Cliar's album Grinn Grinn
"A Mhic Iain 'Ic Sheumais" on Kathleen MacInnes' album Ďg-Mhadainn Shamhraidh
"'Ic Iain 'Ic Sheumais" on Karen Matheson's album The Dreaming Sea
   

Lyrics: English Translation:
   
A Mhic Iain 'Ic Sheumais Son of John, son of James
Tha do sgeul air m'aire Your story is on my mind
Air fair al ill eo, air fair al ill eo Air fair al ill eo, air fair al ill eo
Latha BlÓr na Feithe The Battle day of Feithe
Bha feum air mo leanabh My child was in need
Hi ho hi ri ibh o hi i eileadh Hi ho hi ri ibh o hi i eileadh
Hi ho hi ri ibh o ro hao o hi ho Hi ho hi ri ibh o ro hao o hi ho
   
Latha BlÓr na Feithe The day of Battle Feithe
Bha feum air mo leanabh My child was in need
Air fair al ill eo, air fair al ill eo Air fair al ill eo, air fair al ill eo
Latha Blar a' ChŔithein The day of Battle Ceitein
Bha do lŔine ballach Then your shirt was stained
Hi ho hi ri ibh o hi i eileadh Hi ho hi ri ibh o hi i eileadh
Hi ho hi ri ibh o ro hao o hi ho Hi ho hi ri ibh o ro hao o hi ho
   
Latha Blar a' ChŔithein The day of Battle Ceitein
Bha do lŔine ballach Then your shirt was stained
Air fair al ill eo, air fair al ill eo Air fair al ill eo, air fair al ill eo
Bha fuil do chuirp uasail Your noble body's blood
Air uachdar an fhearainn Lying on the ground
Hi ho hi ri ibh o hi i eileadh Hi ho hi ri ibh o hi i eileadh
Hi ho hi ri ibh o ro hao o hi ho Hi ho hi ri ibh o ro hao o hi ho
   
Bha fuil do chuirp uasail Your noble body's blood
Air uachdar an fhearainn Lying on the ground
Air fair al ill eo, air fair al ill eo Air fair al ill eo, air fair al ill eo
Bha fuil do chuim ch¨bhraidh Your sweet body's blood
A' dr¨idheadh tron anart Through the linen was soaking
Hi ho hi ri ibh o hi i eileadh Hi ho hi ri ibh o hi i eileadh
Hi ho hi ri ibh o ro hao o hi ho Hi ho hi ri ibh o ro hao o hi ho
   
Bha fuil do chuim ch¨bhraidh Your sweet body's blood
A' dr¨idheadh tron anart Through the linen was soaking
Air fair al ill eo, air fair al ill eo Air fair al ill eo, air fair al ill eo
Bha mise ga s¨ghadh Sucking it was I
Gus na th¨ch air m'anail 'Til I choked for breath
Hi ho hi ri ibh o hi i eileadh Hi ho hi ri ibh o hi i eileadh
Hi ho hi ri ibh o ro hao o hi ho Hi ho hi ri ibh o ro hao o hi ho
   
Bha mise ga s¨ghadh Sucking it was I
Gus na th¨ch air m'anail 'Til I choked for breath
Air fair al ill eo, air fair al ill eo Air fair al ill eo, air fair al ill eo
Mu Mhac Iain 'ic Sheumais Son of John, son of James
Duine treubhach smearail Man of courage strong
Hi ho hi ri ibh o hi i eileadh Hi ho hi ri ibh o hi i eileadh
Hi ho hi ri ibh o ro hao o hi ho Hi ho hi ri ibh o ro hao o hi ho