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Viennese (Bavarian) – Der klane Prinz

littleprinceTranslator: Hans Werner Sokop

O, du mei klaner Prinz! So noch und noch hob i dei klanes triabsinniges Lebm verstaundn. Launge Zeit host du ois anzige Unterhoitung nur de Freid aun Sonnanuntergäng ghobt. I hob von dem neichn Aspekt erscht am viertn Tag in der Frih erfoan, wia du mir gsogt host: I mog de Sonnauntergäng.

Oh, little prince! Bit by bit I came to understand the secrets of your sad little life. For a long time you had found your only entertainment in the quiet pleasure of looking at the sunset. I learned that new detail on the morning of the fourth day, when you said to me: I am very fond of sunsets. 

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