4 Hermet Dipil (On my Hip and my Head)
[Starting from 13:19]
A young girl tells her mother:
I am tired of carrying an earthen water pot on my hip and on my head, dear mother. Buy me some pots of silver and gold.
I am tired of carrying my little brother on my hip from one side of the village to the other every day.
I want a little sister like my friend Thermeng has.
Keeping earthen pot on my hip and on my head,
I am tired of carrying water every day dear mother.
Buy me pots of silver and gold.
From upper part of the village to the lower part
I am tired of carrying my little brother on my hip every day,
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