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Malafemmena


Museca: Totò (Antonio De Curtis),

Vierse: Totò (Antonio De Curtis).

Anno: 1951

A licentious woman


Music: Totò (Antonio De Curtis),

Lyrics: Totò (Antonio De Curtis).

Year: 1951

Si avisse fatto a 'n'ato
Chello ch'hê fatto a mme,
'St'ommo t'avesse acciso
E vuò sapè pecché?
Pecché 'ncopp'a 'sta terra,
Ffemmene comm'a tte,
Nun ce hann' 'a stà pe' 'n'ommo
Onesto comm'a mme.

Femmena,
Tu sì 'na malafemmena!
Chist'uocchie hê fatto chiagnere
Llacreme 'e 'nfamità.
Femmena,
Sì tu peggio 'e 'na vipera.
Mm'hê 'ntussecato ll'anema,
Nun pozzo cchiù campà.
Femmena,
Sì doce comm'ô zzuccaro,
Però 'sta faccia d'angelo
Te serve pe' 'ngannà.
Femmena,
Tu sì 'a cchiù bella femmena!
Te voglio bbene e t'odio,
Nun te pozzo scurdà.

Te voglio ancora bbene,
Ma tu nun saje pecché.
Pecché ll'unico ammore
Sì stata tu pe' mme.
E tu, pe' 'nu capriccio,
Tutto hê distrutto, oje nè.
Ma Ddio nun t' 'o pperdona
Chello ch'hê fatto a mme.

Femmena,
Tu sì 'na malafemmena!
Chist'uocchie hê fatto chiagnere
Llacreme 'e 'nfamità.
Femmena,
Sì tu peggio 'e 'na vipera.
Mm'hê 'ntussecato ll'anema,
Nun pozzo cchiù campà.
Femmena,
Sì doce comm'ô zzuccaro,
Però 'sta faccia d'angelo
Te serve pe' 'ngannà.
Femmena,
Tu sì 'a cchiù bella femmena!
Te voglio bbene e t'odio,
Nun te pozzo scurdà.

If you had done harm to other man,
The harm you've done to me,
He would have killed you
And do you want to know why?
Because in this world
Women like you
Must not exist
For a honest man like me.

Woman,
You are a licentious woman!
You've made me cry
With bitter tears.
Woman,
You are the worst of a viper.
You've poisoned my soul,
I can't live anymore.
Woman,
You are sweet like a sugar,
But with your angel face
You are able to deceive.
Woman,
You are the most beautiful woman!
I love you and hate you,
I can't forget you.

I still love you,
But you don't know why.
Because you've become
My only love.
And you, on the whim,
You've destroyed everything, my dear.
But the Lord will not forgive you
The harm you've done to me.

Woman,
You are a licentious woman!
You've made me cry
With bitter tears.
Woman,
You are the worst of a viper.
You've poisoned my soul,
I can't live anymore.
Woman,
You are sweet like a sugar,
But with your angel face
You are able to deceive.
Woman,
You are the most beautiful woman!
I love you and hate you,
I can't forget you.

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translated by Natalia Chernega