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English Welsh (Phonetic)
Sleep my baby on my bosom,
warm and cosy, smooth as silk;
Mother’s arms fold tight around you,
Mother’s love is in my milk;
I’ll ensure your sleep is peaceful,
no one will disturb your nest;
Sleep on quietly precious diamond,
sweetly on your Mother’s breast;
Sleep on quietly, night is falling,
sleeping picture, image keep;
Why I wonder, you are smiling,
smiling softly in your sleep;
Angles now above are smiling,
cheerful smiles to you expressed;
You are smiling back while sleeping,
merged all quiet on my breast;
Don’t be fearful of the branches,
knock, knock, knocking on the door;
Don’t be fearful of the breakers,
as they fall upon the shore;
Sleep my baby, there’s no danger,
nothing here to give you fright;
Smiling upward from my bosom,
on blessed angles high in flight.
Heenah blen-tin ar v-eye manwess
Kleed ah Xchaness ah-dew hawn;
Brai-Xch-yaim am-seen deen amdah-nacht,
Car-yahd mahm-see dahn v-eye br'on.
Nee Xch-eye-f deem ahm-har-reeth gun-tin
Nee wahn a-yeen-din ah hee gahm;
Heen-nahn dah-well, ahn-will blen-tin,
Heen-nahn voo-ien ar-vrohn da-vahm.
Heen-nahn dah-well heh-no, hee-na,
Heen-nahn voo-ien, eh toos eye-leen;
Pahm ar weet-ahn hour-in gwen-ee,
Gweneen deer'yon ahn duh heen?
Eye ahng-wellyon vree-seen gwen-ee
Ar-naut tee ahn gweneen hXll-own?
Teeth-ayn gweneen oll dahn heen-no
Heen-nohnn dah-well ar-eye br'on.
Pie-d ah-govnee, deem ohnd dai-len
Gee-rah, gee-rah ahr-a thorr;
Pie-d ah-govnee, tun vach een-ee
See-ah, see-a lahn ah mor
Heen-na blen-tin, need oyssah-mah
Theme ee-rothee ee-tee vrahw;
Gwen-nahn dah-well ahn v-eye manwess
Ahr eh-ren-gell gwen-yon drau.
double "ll" = notated 'hXll' : place tip of tongue to roof of your mouth (like you're going to make an 'L' sound) and breathe out.
double "dd" = a "TH" sound as in 'thee'