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    Ultimate BHUZzer *Shira*'s Avatar
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    New Song Lyrics Translations And Other Stuff Now on Shira.net

    Since mid-October, I've posted a bumch more song lyric translations and some other stuff on Shira.net.

    Song Lyric Translations for Arabic-Language Songs
    • Al Ward Gamil. Sung by Oum Kalthoum.
    • Bint el Arabia. Summary of translation only.
    • Eina el Layali. Sung by Asmahan. (Farid al-Atrache's sister.)
    • Gafnouhou. Sung by Mohammed Abdel Wahab.
    • Hizzi Ya Nawaem. Sung by Farid al-Atrache, George Abdo, John Bilezikjian, and many others.
    • Ma Gayartish Abadan. Sung by El Amira El Saghira.
    • Mawwal Ya Hob. Sung by Khalil Abboud on Leyla Lanty's CD.
    • Min a Boukra L'Ashiye. Sung by Emad Sayyah.
    • Nubian Song. Sung by Ali Hassan Kuban.
    • Safir Ya Habibi. Sung by
    • Sahertu Minhou El Layali. Sung by Soumaya Baalbaki.
    • Salametha Umm Hassan. Sung by Ahmed Adawiyya.
    • Sanateen Wana Hayyil. Sung by Khalil Abboud on Leyla Lanty's CD.
    • Shatti Ya Dunya. Sung by Fairuz.
    • Sirt el Hob. Sung by Oum Kalthoum.
    • Wahdani. Sung by Khaled Agag.
    • Wana Wana Amil Eh. Sung by Hisham Abbas.
    • Yaho. Sung by Hakim.
    • Ya Mayla al Ghousoune. Sung by Fairuz.
    • Ya Mustapha. Sung by lots of different people!
    • Ya Ritni Tir. Sung by Farid al-Atrache.
    • Ya Tayyeb el Galb. Sung by Abdul Majeed Abdullah. Has also been recorded by Khalil Abboud (on Leyla Lanty's CD), Salatin Tarab Orchestra, and others.
    • Ya Wail. Sung by George Abdo.

    Song Lyric Translations for Turkish-Language Songs
    • Tini Mini Hanem. Sung by Özel.

    Other New Material
    • We Loved Each Other So Much. Opinion poll of the documentary about the impact the singer Fairuz had on Lebanese society.
    • Life Story of Fairuz. Opinion poll for the documentary about Fairuz' biography.
    • Ya Mustapha Conquers the World. Meissoun's article about the song "Ya Mustapha".
    • So You Want to Learn Arabic?. Tips for people who want to learn Arabic but don't know where to start.
    • Books and Audio Programs That Teach the Arabic Language. Pointers to resources in various dialects that may be helpful in home study.
    • Videos and Computer Software for Learning Arabic. Pointers to resources that may be helpful in home study.
    • Basic Arabic, Hebrew, and Yiddish by DVD. Opinion poll for a video that teaches an introduction to these languages.
    • Alef Baa Taa. Opinion poll for a video that teaches the Arabic alphabet.
    • Speak Arabic with Bill Nagler. Opinion poll for a video that teaches an introduction to the Arabic language.


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    Re: New Song Lyrics Translations And Other Stuff Now on Shira.net

    Cool! Thanks Shira! :-)


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    Re: New Song Lyrics Translations And Other Stuff Now on Shira.net

    Shira, your site is always the first I go to for info. Thanks!


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    Re: New Song Lyrics Translations And Other Stuff Now on Shira.net

    Thanks, Shira! ,r:;


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    Re: New Song Lyrics Translations And Other Stuff Now on Shira.net

    Thank you! Invaluable information!


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    Re: New Song Lyrics Translations And Other Stuff Now on Shira.net

    It's time to let you know about more new stuff on Shira.net that have been added since I posted the opening message on this thread:

    Translations for Songs Sung in Arabic

    To find all of these, see Arabic Songs Translated into English
    • Ala Dalouna. Sung by Fairuz and many others. A debke beat that makes me want to get up and start a line dance!
    • Ala Hesbi Wedad. Sung by Abdel Halim Hafez.
    • Bahlam Beek. Sung by Abdel Halim Hafez.
    • Digi Digi Ya Rebaba. Sung by Nadiha Yazbeck.
    • El Helwa Di. Originally released by Sheikh Sayed Darwish, but a more recent version released by Dania is probably better known nowadays. Dania has released two versions suitable for party dancing with friends, one called El Helwa Di, and the other called Cou Cou with a techno beat and rooster crowing.
    • Gamil Gamal. Sung by Farid al-Atrache.
    • Ghanili Shwaya Shwaya. Sung by Oum Kalthoum.
    • Habitak Bel Saif. Sung by Fairuz.
    • Lamma Bada Yata Thanna. This song is 1,000 years old.
    • Linda, Linda. Composed and sung by Samir al-Tawil. His daughter is a dancer, and lives on the East Coast. She has been very active on tribe.net - if you've used tribe a lot, you may know her from there!
    • Samra Ya Samra. Sung by Karim Mahmoud.

    Translations for Songs Sung in Farsi

    Farsi is the language spoken in Iran. To find this, see List of Songs Whose Farsi Lyrics Have Been Translated into English .
    • Mastom Mastom. Folk song.

    Christmas Comes to Shira.net!!!!

    I have some Christmas-related goodies on Shira.net, just in time for the holidays!
    • Christmas Lead-In Menu. This menu will take you to all my Christmas-related stuff. See A Belly Dance Christmas!
    • Hafla Fun for the Christmas Holiday. Ideas for costume, props, hafla refreshments, and more.
    • Fairuz Christmas Hymns. Review of a CD of Christmas music sung by legendary Lebanese singer Fairuz.
    • Arabic Lyrics for Well-Known Christmas Carols. For those of you who want to hum along with the musicians.

    Also, if you haven't seen it before, there's an old-but-still-good article on the Christmas menu containing gift ideas for belly dancers.


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    Re: New Song Lyrics Translations And Other Stuff Now on Shira.net

    This reminds me I have an email to get together and send to you. I'll try to get it to you by tonight.


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    Re: New Song Lyrics Translations And Other Stuff Now on Shira.net

    Woohoo! Thanks Shira!


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