Dandansoy Visayan Folk Song


Dandansoy

Dandansoy is a Visayan Folk Song that’s also sung as a lullaby.

Dandansoy is a name of a boy. This song is about the singer leaving Dandansoy and went back to her hometown.

 

I

Dandansoy, bayaan ta ikaw
Pauli ako sa payaw
Ugaling kung ikaw hidlawon
ang payaw imo lang lantawon.

II

Dandansoy, kung imo apason
Bisan tubig di magbalon
Ugaling kung ikaw uhawon
Sa dalan magbubon-bubon.

III

Kumbento, diin ang cura?
Munisipyo, diin justicia?
Yari si dansoy makiha.
Makiha sa pag-higugma,

IV

Ang panyo mo kag panyo ko
Dal-a diri kay tambihon ko
Ugaling kung magkasilo
Bana ta ikaw, asawa mo ako.

 

English Version of Dandansoy

I

Dandansoy, I’d like to leave you,
I’m going back home to Payao.
Though if you yearn for me,
Just look towards Payao.

II

Dandansoy, if you follow me,
Don’t bring even water.
Though if you get thirsty,
Dig a well along the way.

III

Nunnery, where’s the priest?
City Hall, where’s justice?
Here is Dansoy, charged
Charged with falling in love.

IV

Your handkerchief and my handkerchief
Bring them here, as I’ll tie them together
For if they interweave
May you be my husband, I your wife.

Dandan (where you dance and sing so a child can easily fall asleep)

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