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Atlantic Driftwood Waulking Song
   
Credits: Traditional; arranged by Kerstin Blodig & Ian Vance Melrose
   
Appears On: Atlantic Driftwood
   
Language: Gidhlig (Scottish Gaelic)
   
Other Versions: "E H H" on Talitha MacKenzie's album Slas
   

Lyrics: English Translation:
   
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
   
Gura h-e mo ho hoireann It is he, that is my
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
Rn an t-uasal o hug ro Love, the nobleman
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
Rol hol hill le, rol hol ill le Rol hol hill leo, rol hol ill leo
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
   
Chunnaic mi 'n-d ho hoireann Yesterday, I saw
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
Seachad suas thu o hug ro You passing by
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
Rol hol hill le, rol hol ill le Rol hol hill leo, rol hol ill leo
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
   
Eileadh ort na ho hoireann Wearing a kilt
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
Breacain guailleadh o hug ro And shoulder plaid
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
Rol hol hill le, rol hol ill le Rol hol hill leo, rol hol ill leo
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
   
Le d'ghunna sneap ho hoireann With a gun
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
Or 'o chruachan o hug ro On your hip
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
Rol hol hill le, rol hol ill le Rol hol hill leo, rol hol ill leo
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
   
I saw you passing by, my love
With your moves so gentle, your step so light
So handsome in your bright
Colored kilt and shoulder plaid
So favor me with your glance
 
   
Claidheamh chinnghil ho hoireann A claymore lashed
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
Or 'o chruachan o hug ro To your hip
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
Rol hol hill le, rol hol ill le Rol hol hill leo, rol hol ill leo
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
   
'N eala cha tig ho hoireann The swan will not receive
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
Sln bho d'luaidhe o hug ro Good health from your lead
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
Rol hol hill le, rol hol ill le Rol hol hill leo, rol hol ill leo
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho
   
Rol hol hill le, rol hol ill le Rol hol hill leo, rol hol ill leo
E h h ibh h ill a bh E ho hi ibh ho ill a bho