This song is about people hoeing and telling the foreman they are tired and want a break. (source)

Lyrics - Sotho

(Folk song from South Africa)

Manamolela, Manamolela,
Helele re khat’hetsi (repeat)
Ahere khat’hetsi! (repeat)

English Translation - Mediator (Foreman)

O Mediator (Foreman), behold,
We are tired, (repeat)
Alas, we are tired. (repeat)

See also


  • Song with second part (PDF)
  • MIDI file
  • Listen to the song

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