މޫނު ބަލާ ލޯގަޑުން ކަލާގެ ސޫރަ  މީ މަގެ އެންމްމެ ރީތި ޅެން  އެކަމް ވަރަށް އަވަހަ ޭތި ގެލޭނެ,  ތި މަގޭ އެންމެ ފަހްއު ލޯބި.
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Translated into Divehi

Maldivian love poem

މޫނު ބަލާ ލޯގަޑުން ކަލާގެ ސޫރަ

މީ މަގެ އެންމްމެ ރީތި ޅެން

އެކަމް ވަރަށް އަވަހަ ޭތި ގެލޭނެ,

ތި މަގޭ އެންމެ ފަހްއު ލޯބި.

މޫނު ބަލާ ލޯގަޑުން ކަލާގެ ސޫރަ

މީ މަގެ އެންމްމެ ރީތި ޅެން

އެކަމް ވަރަށް އަވަހަ ޭތި ގެލޭނެ,

ތި މަގޭ އެންމެ ފަހްއު ލޯބި.

A transliteration from thaana

Moonu balaa loagadun kalaage soora

Mee mage enmme reethi lhen

Ekam varah avaha eythi geleyne,

Thi magey enme fahu loabi.

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Original version
French poem

A Maldivian woman

The translation of the poem into divehi (Maldivian, dhivehi). The Maldivian is an Indo-Aryan language, and the national language of the Maldives which has about 300,000 speakers. Have you ever met a Maldivian woman? Me no, but they are said so pretty that to see the fabulous landscape of the Maldives, is nothing beside them. One day I shall see one, to come towards me, and lay on my cheeks her tenderest kisses.

Maldivian language

The divehi would have as its origin the Sinhalese. Here it's written with its true alphabet the thâna. The Maldives are located in the Indian Ocean and have a thousand islands. Their peculiarity is their very low altitude above sea level, which makes it a country particularly threatened by a rise of waters linked to global warming. The Maldivians come from Sri Lanka, they practice agriculture and fishing.
Neo-indian occidental
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