Lyric Sawwah (سواح) - Abdel Halim Hafez ( عبد الحليم حافظ)

Original lyric (Arabic)
عبد الحليم حافظ - سواح

سواح وماشي في البلاد سواح
والخطوة بيني وبين حبيبي براح
مشوار بعيد وأنا فيه غريب
والليل يقرب والنهار رواح

وان لقاكم حبيبي سلموا لي عليه
طمنوني الأسمراني عامله إيه الغربة فيه

سواح وأنا ماشي ليالي سواح
ولا داري بحالي سواح
من الفرقة يا غالي سواح
إيه اللي جرى لي سواح

وسنين وأنا دايب شوق وحنين
عايز أعرف بس طريقه منين

يا عيوني..آه يا عيوني
إيه جرى لك فين إنت وبتعمل إيه
يا ظنوني..آه يا ظنوني
ما تسيبوني مش ناقص أنا حيرة عليه
لا أنا عارف أرتاح
وأنا تايه سواح

يا قمر يا ناسيني رسيني عاللي غايب
نور لي .. وريني سكة الحبايب
وصيتك وصية يا شاهد عليا
تحكي له عاللي بيه واللي قاسيته في لياليا

Translation in English
Abdel Halim Hafez - Wanderer

A wanderer
Walking across the countries
And the step between my and my beloved is huge
A faraway land where I am a stranger
The night approaches as the day leaves

And if you find my darling say hi to her for me
Reassure me about how my tan girl is doing far away from me ("esmer" is word used to express the skin tone of people who are between white and black. The image of the attractive dark-skinned man/girl is a common trope in Arab poetry and song. perhaps something along the lines of "mr. tall, dark and handsome" in English)

A wanderer
And I'm walking the nights
Not knowing what I'm doing
From the separation my precious
What has happened to me?

For years I've been melting in desire and longing
I just wanna know where the way to her is

My eyes, ah my eyes
Where are you, what's happened to you and what are you doing?
My worries, ah my worries
Get away I don't need this
I'm confused about her as it is
And I can't rest
I'm lost, a wanderer

Oh moon that forgets me
Take me to the one who is absent
Give me light and show me the fence of my darling
I've enjoined you with my last will and you are witness to me
Tell her what's going on with me and what I've suffered in the nights
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