Pet je kumi (v jedni kleti) – English lyrics

Same song, same essential meaning, but several versions with varied lyrics. For background and the the dance, click here. For sheet music, click here.

Pet je kumi v jedni kleti is a folk song from the Međimurje region. Međimurjan Anđela Potočnik sang this rather subdued version when she was with Lado. Recording date unknown, but she was born in 1933 and sang with LADO from 1955-1995. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=v4XdOhxSY4Q
Lyrics for Potočnik recording:

///Pet je kumi v jedni kleti saka skoro bez pameti.///

Prva veli pijte kuma bute mali već razuma 
//Druga teško si zdihava v puni pehar nalukavla//

Trejta pak po stolu ruži i na muža jako tuži 
//Četrta veli nije šala kaj sam skoro v blat opala//

Peta si pak premišlava jel bi čerku zamuž dala
// il bi sebi dečka zela il bi njemu čerku dala //

Google translation:
///Five godmothers in a wine cellar are almost out of their heads [with drink-DB]///
The first says drink godmother bute small already reason
//The other sighs heavily, snuggles into into a full cup//
The third blushes at the table and complains a lot about her husband.
//The fourth says it is no joke that I almost fell into the mud //
The fifth one is wondering if she would marry off her daughter
//Would you like a boyfriend or would you give him a [your?-DB]  daughter // 
By 1998 the song had gone upbeat and the lyrics revealed it’s humorous aspects. Cinkuši made it an internet hit with this parody. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjtsl5sO9Zs Lyrics are essentially the same as the Potočnik recording, but with the addition of the counting line “Prva, druga, trejta, četrta, peta! 1,2,3,4,5”, and finishing with a repetition of the first verse.
///Pet je kumi v jedni kleti saka skoro bez pameti./// 

Prva, druga, trejta, četrta, peta!

Prva veli pijte kuma bute mali već razuma  
//Druga teško si zdihava v puni pehar nalukavla// 

Trejta pak po stolu ruži i na muža jako tuži 
//Četrta veli nije šala kaj sam skoro v blat opala// 

Prva, druga, trejta, četrta, peta.

Peta si pak premišlava jel bi čerku zamuž dala
// il bi sebi dečka zela il bi njemu čerku dala //

///Pet je kumi v jedni kleti saka skoro bez pameti./// 
Later LADO issued this version with updated ‘talking’ lyrics. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPCny5rdHPI 
///Pet je kumi v jedni kleti/// 
saka skoro bez pameti. 

Prva veli pijte kuma bute mali već razuma  
????????
Prva veli pijte kuma bute mali već razuma 

Druga ?????????
?????zdihava v puni pehar nalukavla

Instrumental interlude

Trejta pak po stolu ruži i na muža jako tuži  
??????????
//??????????//

Četrta  ??????????????
//???????????//

Instrumental interlude

Peta si pak premišlava jel bi čerku zamuž dala 
// il bi sebi dečka zela il bi njemu čerku dala //

If anyone can supply a translation for my ???? I'll be happy to credit you!

Two more YouTubes repeat the latest LADO lyrics, but also act it out.

2013 Same lyrics as above. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=fHvFkt7tYLQ
2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jbxMeY0iOQ
Before 2012 Željko Jergan had choreographed a dance to the song, and toured teaching it to recreational folk dancers.  He used his own recording (singing it himself?) which had slightly different lyrics but the same melody, arranged to match his choreography and translated by himself.

// Pet je kumi v jedni klijeti,
vsaka skoro bez pameti. //

// Prva si tak premišljova
kam bi kčerko za mož doala. //

Instrumental

// Druga viče nije šoala:
Kaj su svojo dal'ko doala. //

// Tretja pak po stoulu ružii 
na muža jako tuoži. //

Instrumental

// Štrta viče pite kuma:
Bote meli večrazuma. //

// Peta viče kuma foala:
Vino piti nije šoala. //

Instrumental
Five countrywomen are in a vineyard cottage; 
all of them are little tipsy.

The first one is thinking and planning 
where and how to wed her daughter.

The second one shouts: 
“It is not easy to have her daughter marry so far away.”

The third one slams the table with her hand 
as she complains about her husband.

The fourth one shouts; 
“Have another drink and you’ll be much smarter.”

The fifth one shouts;” Thank you my dear, 
drinking wine is not a joke (it's not easy).“

English translation by Željko Jergan  Source: www.folkloretanznoten.de
Rajtaraj, 2019. Same lyrics rearranged, using Klezmer instrumentation. 2019.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8n_da9Q4R4w
Pet je kumi v jeni kleti, //saka skoro bez pameti// Pet je kumi v jeni kleti, saka skoro bez pameti, Pet je kumi v jeni kleti.

Prva veli: "Pijte kuma, //bute meli vel razuma!//" Prva veli: Pijte kuma, 

Instrumental

Druga teško si zdihava, //v puni pehar nalukava//.Druga teško si zdihava, v puni pehar nalukava, Druga teško si zdihava,

Tretja pak po stolu ruži //i na muža jako tuži// Tretja pak po stolu ruži 

Instrumental

Štrta veli: "Nije šala kaj sem skoro v blato pala!" Peta si pak premišlava je l' bi čerku za muž dala.
Il' bi sebi dečka zela, il' bi njemu čerku dala.

Pet je kumi v jeni kleti, //saka skoro bez pameti// Pet je kumi v jeni kleti, saka skoro bez pameti, Pet je kumi v jeni kleti.

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