Story


Lenape:     Kwëshkwësh Mëlimu
English:     Pig Is Crying . . . Sung and told by Mary Townsend Crow to Dayna Bowker Lee in 1994. This is a little 'fun song' for children which has Lenape words. Many Lenape songs just use vocables.

Lenape:     Mary introduces the song telling about it in English.
English:     Mary introduces the song telling about it in English.
Lenape:     Kwëshkwësh mëlimu, Kwëshkwësh mëlimu.
English:     Pig is crying, Pig is crying (or squealing).
Lenape:     Talk in English.
English:     Talk in English.
Lenape:     Opinkw pënasu, Opinkw pënasu.
English:     Opossum is watching, Opossum is watching.
Lenape:     Talk in English.
English:     Talk in English.
Lenape:     Ho wi ho, ho wi ye, ho wi ye, ho we ye hi ne (x 2)
English:     vocables
Lenape:     Talk in English.
English:     Talk in English.
Lenape:     Sound of the Katydids.
English:     Sound of the Katydids.
Lenape:     Talk in English.
English:     Talk in English.
Lenape:     Kwëshkwësh mëlimu, Kwëshkwësh mëlimu.
English:     Pig is crying, Pig is crying.
Lenape:     Talk in English.
English:     Talk in English.
Lenape:     Opinkw pënasu, Opinkw pënasu.
English:     Opossum is watching, Opossum is watching.
Lenape:     Ho wi ho, ho wi ye, ho wi ye, ho we ye hi ne (x 2)
English:     vocables
Lenape:     Talk in English.
English:     Talk in English.
Lenape:     Sound of the katydids.
English:     Sound of the katydids.
Lenape:     Ho wi ho, ho wi ye, ho wi ye, ho we ye hi ne (x 2)
English:     vocables
Lenape:     Talk in English.
English:     Talk in English.