Shavuot: Saleinu Al K'tefeinu

This is a traditional song that is sung during Shavuot.

Hebrew:

Saleinu al k'tefeinu, rasheinu aturim, 
miktzot ha'aretz banu haveinu bikkurim.
Mihudah mihudah v'ad shomron,
min ha'emek min ha'emek v'lagalil,
panu derech lanu, bikkurim itanu,
hach hach hach batof v'chalel b'chalil.
hach hach hach batof v'chalel b'chalil. 

Saleinu al k'tefeinu, rasheinu aturim, 
miktzot ha'aretz banu haveinu bikkurim.
Mihudah mihudah v'ad shomron,
min ha'emek min ha'emek v'lagalil,
panu derech lanu, bikkurim itanu,
hach hach hach batof v'chalel b'chalil.
hach hach hach batof v'chalel b'chalil. 

English:

Our baskets on our shoulders, crowned heads,
From the ends of the land we came we brought first fruits.
From Yehuda and the Shomron, from the valley,
And the Galil, make way for us, first fruits
with us, bang the drum and play the flute.

Download a PDF of the lyrics in Hebrew and English.

Saleinu_AlKtefeinu_lyrics_HebrewEnglish.pdf (PDF, 58.31 KB)

Listen below to hear it sung in Hebrew.