Mayutojime [眉刀自女] By: Anonymous

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Singable Translation PDF By: Carol Anne Perry Lagemann (CC BY SA 4.0)

Info

Number of Voices: 1
Voicings: Heterophonic
Date: 12th century
Language: Japanese
Tags: saibara translation

Lyrics

Lyrics Transliteration Direct Translation Poetic Translation
御株取り飼へ mimakusa tori kae take an honorable share for feeding Take instead the feed for livestock,
眉刀自女 mayutojime Eyebrow Mistress Woman Eyebrow Mistress Girl,
眉刀自女 mayutojime Eyebrow Mistress Woman Eyebrow Mistress Girl,
眉刀自女 mayutojime Eyebrow Mistress Woman Eyebrow Mistress Girl,
眉刀自女 mayutojime Eyebrow Mistress Woman Eyebrow Mistress Girl,
眉刀自女や mayutojime ya Eyebrow Mistress Woman ya Eyebrow Mistress Girl, hey,
眉刀自女 mayutojime Eyebrow Mistress Woman Eyebrow Mistress Girl,
眉刀自女 mayutojime Eyebrow Mistress Woman Eyebrow Mistress Girl.
Anonymous Markham, Elizabeth. Saibara: Japanese Court Songs of the Heian Period. Vol. 2. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1983. Print. Carol Anne Perry Lagemann Carol Anne Perry Lagemann

Notes about Lyrics

Take instead the feed for livestock,