Ana Alcaide - Madenda (English translation)

Sundanese

Madenda

Di dunya urang ngumbara,
ngumbarateh da moal lila,
urang teh aya balikna,
lain balik ka indung ka bapak
tapi balik ka alam lahir...
 
Aya kuya dimuara
aya lukut dina batu
masing tumut kana waktu
didunia urang ngumbara
 
Kamana jalan kajogja kaditu
kapalih wetan kama jakan
ka surga kaditu ka pangaosan
 
Submitted by phantasmagoria on Thu, 22/10/2015 - 15:03
Last edited by lt on Mon, 26/10/2015 - 10:22
Submitter's comments:

Music & Arrangements: Ana Alcaide
Lyrics: traditional sundanese, adapted by Iman Jimbot

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English translation

Retribution

In this world we are wondering
Wondering in such a short period
We will return somehow
Not to our mother and father
Surely to the universe beyond our birth
 
like the tortoise at the estuary
and the mildew over the stone
Should obey the season,
since we are wondering
 
Where is the direction to jogja, there to the east?
Where is the direction to heaven, there to the mass?'
 
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  • Terminology: lit. (literally), lat. (latin term), pr. (pronunciation).
Submitted by phantasmagoria on Thu, 22/10/2015 - 15:07
Last edited by phantasmagoria on Fri, 23/10/2015 - 17:34
Author's comments:

Translation from artist's official YT channel.

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