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Hava Nagila

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Information: A dance.

Translation: Let's be happy

Pronunciation: HAH-vah nah-GEE-lah

Region: Israel



// Hava nagila, hava nagila //
// Hava nagila ve-nis'mecha //

Hava neranena, hava neranena
Hava neranena venis'mecha

Uru, uru achim
Uru achim belev same'ach
  Let us rejoice, let us rejoice
Let us rejoice and be glad

Let us sing, let us sing
Let us sing and be glad

Awaken, awaken brethren
Awaken brethren with a cheerful heart.


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