Aaj Mere Jee Karda!

2011 Feb 10 - by Preeti
I love this song. LOVE! It is the ending credit song from Monsoon Wedding when the main characters get married.

It's about welcoming the monsoon season all the new things the earth brings. The crow is mentioned several times as it is a welcoming soul for the better weather from the hot spring and early summer.

If you need a pick me up or just something fun to listen to and watch, here's your video!

For the lyrics translation from Punjabi:

Kawa Kawa - I say it, say it

Aaj mera jee karda .... - Today, I feel like doing it

Rabba Rabba Mee Barsa, Saddi koti daaney paa .... (4) - God, make it rain; it's spreading the streams (of water) over my yard

Kaava kaava kaava.... - crow (3)

Aaji mera ji karda ... - Today, I feel like doing it

Kaava kaava kaava - I say it (3)

Aaj mera ji karda, mei ut jaa naale haava vava - Today, I feel like doing it; I'll fly away with the winds

Ki meri kismat ne (2) karditiya tandiya chaava .... - Because my fortune has (2) made the shadows cooler

ke aaj mera (2) jee karda, mei lut jaava - so I feel like doing it; I'll get robbed/exhausted

Lut jaa naale haava vava, aaj mera ji karda, - I'll get blown away by the winds; I feel like doing it today

Kaava kaava kaava ... aaj mera jee karda - crow(3), I feel like doing it today

Kut jaavaa naal havaa vaaa .... ohh ... - I'll get blown away by the winds...

Rabba Rabba Mee Barsa, Saddi koti daaney paa (2) - God, make it rain;the streams are spread over my yard

Sada neer sajan shehenaiyan ki - Our house is filled with the sound of the 'shehnayis' (a musical instrument)

Khushiyan hasidiyan nachdiyan paraiyan ki - Happiness laughs and dances away of the good wishes

Kaliyan rataan lagan paraiyan ki - Black/dark nights seem to be of strangers (not ours, anymore)

Gaavo toliyan gaavo toliyan gaavo toliyan - sing songs (3)

Nijaa boliyan - (sing) the phrases

Rabba Rabba Mee Barsa, Saddi koti daaney paa (4) - God, make it rain;the streams are spread over my yard

Aaj mera ji karda, mei ut jaa naale haava vava - Today, I feel like doing it; I'll fly away with the winds

Ki meri kismat ne (2) karditiya tandiya chaava - Because my fortune has (2) made the shadows cooler

Ke aaj mera (2) jee karda, mei lut jaa naal havavaa - Today, I feel like doing it; I'll get blown away by the winds

kaava kaava kaava - crow(3)

Sada neer achanchal paraiyan ki - Our house is filled with the sound of the 'shehnayis' (a musical instrument)

Khushiyan hasidiyan nachdiyan paraiyan ki - Happiness laughs and dances away of the good wishes

Kaliyan rathan lagan paraiyan ki - Black/dark nights seem to be of strangers (not ours, anymore)

Gaavo toliyan gaavo toliyan gaavo toliyan - sing songs (3)

Nijaa boliyan - (sing) the phrases

Aaj mera ji karda, mei ut jaa naale haava vava - Today, I feel like doing it; I'll fly away with the winds

Ki meri kismat ne karditiya tandiya chaava .... - Because my fortune has (2) made the shadows cooler

Ke aaj mera jee karda, mei lut jaa naal havavaa - Today, I feel like doing it; I'll get blown away by the winds

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