Italy National Anthem Lyrics


National Anthems

Italian National Anthem Lyrics
Italy

Inno di Mameli
(Hymn of Mameli)

Original Italian Words

Fratelli d'Italia

L'Italia s'è desta

Dell'elmo di Scipio

S'è cinta la testa

Dov'è la vittoria

Le porga la chioma

Chè schiava di Roma

Iddio la creò


Stringia moci a coorte

Siam pronti alla morte

(repeat)

L'Italia chiamò

Stringia moci a coorte

Siam pronti alla morte

(repeat)

L'Italia chiamò, sì

(repeat entire song)


[English translation:]

Brothers of Italy,
Italy has woken,
Bound Scipio's helmet
Upon her head.
Where is Victory?
Let her bow down,
For God created her
Slave of Rome.

Chorus:
Let us join in a cohort,
We are ready to die.
We are ready to die,
Italy has called.
Let us join in a cohort,
We are ready to die.
We are ready to die,
Italy has called, yes!

We were for centuries
downtrodden, derided,
because we are not one people,
because we are divided.
Let one flag, one hope
gather us all.
The hour has struck
for us to unite.

Chorus

Let us unite, let us love one another,
For union and love
Reveal to the people
The ways of the Lord.
Let us swear to set free
The land of our birth:
United, for God,
Who can overcome us?

Chorus

From the Alps to Sicily,
Legnano is everywhere;
Every man has the heart
and hand of Ferruccio
The children of Italy
Are all called Balilla;
Every trumpet blast
sounds the Vespers.

Chorus

Mercenary swords,
they're feeble reeds.
The Austrian eagle
Has already lost its plumes.
The blood of Italy
and the Polish blood
It drank, along with the Cossack,
But it burned its heart.

[Thanks to saguirre12346 for correcting these lyrics]


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