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Marwa song lyrics


List of Marwa song lyrics


Amma Na3ima (Mother Na3ima)



Amma Na3ima, Amma Na3ima (na3amein?)
mother Na3ima, mother Na3ima (yes?) (na3am is yes, na3amein is actually 'double yes')
x2

Khali 3alewa ykalamni
Tell 3alewa to contact me

Amma Na3ima, Amma Na3ima (na3amein?)
mother Na3ima, mother Na3ima (yes?)
x2

Khali 3alewa ykalamni
Tell 3alewa to contact me!

Verse 1

Ana 'olti la bouya w shurt 3aley
I spoke to my father and insisted on him
yiddini miyya w 3ashr gneh
to give me a hundred and ten guineas
w yigbli n7as w'il tisht 3aley
And to get me brass, and the basin is on him
w il srir w'il l7af w'il kannaba 3ley
And the bed and cover and sofa are on him
w ana 3ayza babour wil 7assira 3aley
And I want a stove and the straw mat is on him
w habibi yi rosho il ward 3aley
And my darling, to shower him with rose petals

ya Amma Na3ima, (na3amein) Khali 3alewa yikalmni
O Mother Na3ima, (yes?) tell 3alewa to contact me

Amma Na3ima, Amma Na3ima (na3amein?)
mother Na3ima, mother Na3ima (yes?)
x2

Khali 3alewa ykalamni
Tell 3alewa to contact me!

Verse 2

ana 'olti la ahli y waf2o 3aley
I told my parents to approve of him
la y gibli 7san yikhtafni 3aley
Or he will get me a horse and kidnap me on it
w ntir w ntir
And we'll fly and fly
w il ba2i 3aley
And the rest is on him
w y gib kirdan w il damgha 3aley
And he'll get me a necklace with the wax still on it
w'il khatem ismi w ismo 3aley
And the ring with my name and his name on it
w'arga3 w'ana katba ktabi 3aley
And I'll return having gotten married to him

Ya Amma Na3ima - ma tkhali 3alewa yikalamni!
O mother Na3ima, tell 3alewa to call me!

Repeat

Khali 3alewa yikalamni!
TELL 3ALEWA TO CALL ME!

Lyrics courtesy of Suha Azar



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