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6 Dungri latar (At the Foothill)
[Starting from 1:06]
A boy tells a girl:
At the foothill in the stone quarry, I see you carrying stone chips on your head and become sad, Muni. For money and earthly pleasure you spoil your youthful body and your soul.
The girl tells the boy:
What can I do, brother? I feel ashamed to tell the truth: I carry the stones shamelessly because of my drunkard father who does not work, and because of my sickly mother who cannot walk. I carry stones because of hunger.
Below the hill in the heap of stones
Seeing you carrying stone on your head makes me sad Muni
For the money and earthly joy you are spoiling your youthful body and soul.
What to do brother, shame to disclose,
I carry the stone shamelessly.
As my father is a drunkard and my mother squirreling,
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