Es wolte ein Jaejerlein jaje (A Young Hunter Went A-Hunting)

DESCRIPTION: German. "Es wolte ein Jaejerlein jaje, Drei Vaddel Schtund vor Daje...." "A young hunter went hunting...." Seeking a deer, he sees a pretty girl and asks if she will hunt with him. She will not, and delays him until day, when she says she remains a virgin
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (Korson-PennLegends)
KEYWORDS: hunting courting foreignlanguage
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Korson-PennLegends, pp. 92-94, "Es wolte ein Jaejerlein jaje (A Young Hunter Went A-Hunting)" (1 German text plus non-poetic English translation, 1 tune)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Baffled Knight" [Child 112] (plot) and references there
File: KPL092

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