Glad you caught that, Jane : ) I am no Catholic so I had to educate myself on the imagery of St. Mary and the Seven Sorrows.

The original, verse six reads “Héttőrsebü Bánat”, and the first word is a mashup, not something you’d find in any dictionary. It breaks down to “wounds by seven daggers.” The second word is “sorrow”, literally.

So, I was aiming to find a translation that was also a quirky, playful mashup, yet conveyed the traditional religious imagery, in exactly six syllables.

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Editor of No Crime in Rhymin' and Language Lab | the Woke Bloke ..."come for the sarcasm, stay for my soft side"

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