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Dairi uta’awase Kanna Gan-nen 5

Geese
 
Left (Win)

わがせこがたびのころもをうちはへてまつかりがねのいまもなかなむ

wa ga seko ga
tabi no koromo o
uchihaete
matsu kari ga ne no
ima mo nakanamu
My darling man’s
Journey garb
I will spread out, for
The long-awaited goose cries
Are now sounding out.

Korenari
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Right

わぎもこがかけてまつらんたまづさとかきつらねたるはつかりのこゑ

wagimoko ga
kakete matsuran
tamazusa to
kakitsuranetaru
hatsu kari no koe
My darling girl
Does ever seem to wait!
Jewelled missives
Written with
The first goose calls…

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Minbukyō yukihira uta’awase 9

Left
明けぬ間に箱根の山の時鳥二声とだに鳴き渡るらむ

akenu ma ni
Fakone no yama no
Fototogisu
Futakowe to dani
nakiwataruramu
Before the dawn no
Hakone Mountain
Cuckoos’
Twin calls simply
Seem to sing back and forth

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Right (Win)
深山出でていづこも旅ぞ時鳥ここにを結べ草の枕は

miyama idete
iduko mo tabi zo
Fototogisu
koko ni wo musube
kusa no makura wa
Emerging from the mountains’ depths
Where does your journey take you,
O, cuckoo?
Here will I twine strands
Of grass for my pillow…

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