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Mouth Music Bratach Bana
   
Credits: Arranged by Martin Swan
   
Appears On: Mouth Music
   
Language: Gidhlig (Scottish Gaelic)
   

Lyrics: English Translation:
   
'Ic iarla nam bratach bna The son of the earl of the white banners
'Ic iarla nam bratach bna The son of the earl of the white banners
'Ic iarla nam bratach bna The son of the earl of the white banners
Chunna' mi do long air sile I saw your longship on the sea
   
Sist: Chorus (after each verse):
Hi 'illean beag h ill ro Hi 'illean beag h ill ro
Hi 'illean beag h ill ro Hi 'illean beag h ill ro
Hi 'illean beag h ill ro Hi 'illean beag h ill ro
Hu hoireann hu ileadh Hu hoireann hu ileadh
   
Chunna' mi do long air sile I saw your longship on the sea
Chunna' mi do long air sile I saw your longship on the sea
Chunna' mi do long air sile I saw your longship on the sea
Bha stiir ir oirr' 's d chrann airgid There was a helm of gold on her, and two silver masts
   
Bha stiir ir oirr' 's d chrann airgid There was a helm of gold on her, and two silver masts
Bha stiir ir oirr' 's d chrann airgid There was a helm of gold on her, and two silver masts
Bha stiir ir oirr' 's d chrann airgid There was a helm of gold on her, and two silver masts
'S cupaill de shoda na Gaillmhinn And shrouds of Galway silk
   
'S cupaill de shoda na Gaillmhinn And shrouds of Galway silk
'S cupaill de shoda na Gaillmhinn And shrouds of Galway silk
'S cupaill de shoda na Gaillmhinn And shrouds of Galway silk
Soda reamhar ruadh na Spinne Rich red silk from Spain
   
Soda reamhar ruadh na Spinne Rich red silk from Spain
Soda reamhar ruadh na Spinne Rich red silk from Spain
Soda reamhar ruadh na Spinne Rich red silk from Spain
Cha b'ann an Glaschu a bha e It was not in Glasgow that it was seen
   
Cha b'ann an Glaschu a bha e It was not in Glasgow that it was seen
Cha b'ann an Glaschu a bha e It was not in Glasgow that it was seen
Cha b'ann an Glaschu a bha e It was not in Glasgow that it was seen
No 'n Dn-Bheagain, 's beag o'n lr e Nor in Dunvegan, small and lowly
   
No 'n Dn-Bheagain, 's beag o'n lr e Nor in Dunvegan, small and lowly
No 'n Dn-Bheagain, 's beag o'n lr e Nor in Dunvegan, small and lowly
No 'n Dn-Bheagain, 's beag o'n lr e Nor in Dunvegan, small and lowly
No 'n Dn-Tuilm nam bratach bna Nor in Duntulm of the white banners