Fiker Yashenfal (Love Wins)

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Love will always win.

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Fiker Yashenfal

መዋደዳችን ጥላቻን አስወግደን
ፍቅር መ ሪ ነው
ተዋደን በአንድላይ ስንኖር በ ፍቅር ሁሉም ነገር ያምራል
ውበትን ይጨምር፣ ፍቅር
ፍቅር የታገሳል፣ ቸርነትን ያውቅል
ፍቅር በጎ ያስባል
ሁሉ መልካም ይሆናል ስንዋደድ ስንተሳሰብ
ልዩነታችን አንድነታችን ነው
ፍቅር የታገሳል

mewadedachini t’ilachani āsiwegideni
fik’iri mehārī newi
tewadeni be’ānidilayi sininori be fik’iri hulumi negeri yamirali
wibetini yich’emiri፣ fik’iri
fik’iri yetagesali፣ cherinetini yawik’ili
fik’iri bego yasibali
hulu melikami yihonali siniwadedi sinitesasebi
liyunetachini ānidinetachini newi
fik’iri yetagesali

translation:

Our love is to put an end to hate
Love is merciful
When we live together, everything is beautiful in love
That is our beauty
Love is patient, recognizes goodness
Love thinks good
When we love, everything will be fine
The difference is our unity
Love is patient

credits

from How It Went Down, released September 22, 2019
Chris Cunningham: Cuban tres, bass, electric guitars, organ, drum programming
Tarek Abdelqader: drums
Ivan Cunningham: alto sax
Cole Pulice: tenor sax
Biruk Chegen: vocals

painting: A Romance by Santiago Rusinol -1894

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