Monday, February 23, 2009

BIBAK Hymn, A Salidummay Lyrics


BIBAK HYMN
(Created in the 1950s)

Hail to B-I-B-A-K
Land of virginal beauty,
Pride of the mountain country
Fountain of democracy
Mountain country, mountain country
Eternal font of democracy

BIBAK dear we love thy name
Citadel with lasting fame
Bontoc, Benguet, Ifugao
Kalinga and Apayao
Benguet, Ifugao Benguet, Ifugao
Bontoc, Kalinga and Apayao

Mountain Province dear to me
Oh sweet land of liberty
Though the storm may bar my way
I shall live and die for thee
May bar my way, may ar my way
I shall live and fight and die for thee

BIBAK sons all sing in praise
Our home in mountain fastnesses
Oh Lord whatever may arise
Carry me to paradise
Whate’er may arise, whate’er may arise,
Oh lord, carry me to paradise

A SALIDUMMAY
(Mixed Language, Origin Anonymous)

Dakami ay Igurut
Adu met ti nagluput
Ay ay Salidummay, Salidummay diway

I love you no mayat ka
Excuse mi no madi ka
Ay ay Salidummay, Salidummay diway

Banbantay ti ili mi
Adu met ti talun mi
Ay ay Salidummay, Salidummay diway

Baag, Tapis to kawes mi
Awan met ti ipus mi
Ay ay Salidummay, Salidummay diway

Uray maid kawes mi
Balituk to arkus mi
Ay ay Salidummay, Salidummay diway

Gawis ta imali kayo
Ket mengasgasing (menragragsak?) tako
Ay ay Salidummay, Salidummay diway

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