0. Give me lil (some) na bhaujī, my bhaiyā’s gone to Bartikā. (2)
Bhaiyā’s gone to Amarīkā, my bhaiyā’s gone to Bartikā. (2) (Āṛāūī)
(Refrain) Oh give me lil na bhaujī, my bhaiyā’s gone to Bartikā.
- Hassar kī sūrvā (gravy), parāthā kī rotī (layered flat bread). (2)
Give me lil na (please) bhaujī, I’m really really hungry. [Oh] (2)
I did not know, tamātar [kī] karī (tomato curry) was sour.
I never knew, karelā karī (bitter-gourd curry) was bitter. (Refrain)
2.Bhūnjal kī jhingrī (roasted shrimp) with rice & garam (spicy) dāl.(2)
Give me lil na bhaujī, I will never tell at all. [Oh] (2)
The pumpkin bloomed a flāwā (flower), my bhaujī got a bābā (baby).
(With a) teacup and saucer, I gave my bhaujī water. (Refrain)
- I will eat it quick and fast, I will not leave a trace. (2)
(And) before I start to eat, I’ll make sure I say grace. [Oh] (2)
My bhaiyā put a sign on me – it says, “DO NOT FEED !”
But if you give me lil bit, I’ll thank you very much indeed.(Refrain)
- If you give me a little bit (of the food), no one will ever know;
If you don’t give me lil bit, I’ll never ever grow. (both, 2)
So, give me lil na bhaujī, my bhaiyā’s gone to Bartikā.
Oh…h, give me lil na; hā…ā
, give me lil na. (Refrain), give me lil na.
Oh...h, give me lil na; hā...ā