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Pomme de reinette et pomme d’api (traditionnel)





Pomme de reinette et pomme d’api
D’api d’api roug-e
Pomme de reinette et pomme d’api
D’api d’api gris

Cache ton poing derrière ton dos
Ou j’te donne un coup de marteau
Aille !

VOCABULAIRE

◊ pomme de reinette (f.) = Pippin apple
◊ pomme d’api (m.) = Lady apple, a very old variety of small red or green winter apple
◊ rouge = red
◊ gris = gray
◊ Aille ! = exclamation when one is hurt (pronounced roughly “ahye”)

JEU

Part of a simple game meant to develop coordination and the following of directions. For verse one, hands are held clenched with thumbs up but curved inward and facing down, and each fist is tapped lightly on top of the other. For verse two, either fist is hidden, then brought forward again to strike the other.

An alternate verse can be used as follows :

Pomme de reinette et pomme d’api
Petit api roug-e
Pomme de reinette et pomme d’api
Petit api gris

RÉGION / REGION : FRANCE

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