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Di mana dia anak kambing saya?
Anak kambing saya yang makan daun talas
Di mana dia buah hati saya?
Buah hati saya bagai telur dikupas
Chan mali chan, chan mali chan,
Chan mali chan, ketipung payung (2X)

Di mana dia anak kambing tuan?
Anak kambing tuan di atas jambatan
Yang mana dia bunga pujaan?
Si bunga tanjung dihujung dahan
Chan mali chan, chan mali chan
Chan mali chan ketipung payung (2X)

Kalau nak tahu anak kambing saya
Anak kambing saya di dalam bilik
Kalau nak tahu intan payung saya
Intan payung saya yang kecil lah molek

Di mana dia anak kambing tuan?
Anak kambing tuan yang bulunya kuning
Yang mana dia buah hati tuan?
Buah hati tuan yang putih lah kuning

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    Christina TehJun 8, 2014 at 9:46 am
    It's a teasing song about being quizzed who is one's love (for singles obviously). Billed as children's song, it's actually adult in theme, and it's about the coyness of love. The first two lines in every Malay pantun is unrelated in subject matter to the last two lines but are structured to rhyme and they follow the same theme for every verse throughout the poem. So in Can Mali Can, you can see the kid and love theme repeated throughout as if it were a story and that unifies the entire poem. The singer is answering her quizzers when pressed to let on who her lover is by dropping clues throughout the song and she doesn't reveal the identity of her secret love right to the end. This is very typical example of Malay culture for teasing through versing (berpantun).
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    Kaiser Jan FuentesJul 22, 2013 at 1:12 pm
    OHH! Group Assignment for Performance at ako ang LEADER, we have to memorize and perform it! :D LOVE THIS SONG! :))

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