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    Qaawaʼ, chatintaaqe

    Rikʼin qʼunal

    1. Aaraabʼal, Qaawaʼ, chintzol,

    Ut chinbʼeeq chiru laa bʼe.

    Chintenqʼa li was wiitzʼin;

    Laa metzʼew chiwanq choqʼ we.

    Aaraabʼal, Qaawaʼ, chintzol—

    Qaawaʼ, chatintaaqe.

    2. Ma tinwil lix maak jalan?

    Wan ajwiʼ inmaak laaʼin.

    Wan rahilal inkʼaʼ ilbʼil

    Saʼ lix chʼool li was wiitzʼin.

    Ma tinwil lix maak jalan?

    Qaawaʼ, chatintaaqe.

    3. Chinkʼoxla li was wiitzʼin,

    Chinkʼehaq li chaabʼil bʼan;

    Ani yaj, ani lubʼlu,

    Chiwisi xrahilal aʼan.

    Chinkʼoxla li was wiitzʼin.

    Qaawaʼ, chatintaaqe.

    4. Chinrahoq, Qaawaʼ, chi yaal

    Joʼ laaʼat nikinaara.

    Laaʼaqat saqen chiwu,

    Ut laaʼinaq aamoos taqʼa.

    Chinrahoq, Qaawaʼ, chi yaal;

    Qaawaʼ, chatintaaqe.

    Raatinul: Susan Evans McCloud, y. 1945. © 1985 IRI

    Xyaabʼal: K. Newell Dayley, y. 1939. © 1985 IRI

    Jwan 13:34–35

    1 Jwan 3:16–19

    1 Jwan 4:21