wüst
Attwenger Lyrics


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wüst a auntwort - griagst do frogn
wüst as leicht haum - muast di blogn
wüst a bradl - griagst an kas
und für dei göd do griagst an schas

wüst a keuwi - griagst a kua
wüst an mau - griagst an bua
wüst a pferd - griagst an hund
wüst wos sogn - hoizt in mund

wüst du segln - get koa wind
wüst nur schmusn griagst a kind
wüst as gmiadlich - griagst an schtress
wüst du plottn - griagst zehdes

wüst zehdes - griagst du plottn
wüst a soun haum - sitzt im schottn
wüst a hendl - griagst a antn
wüst du meis - griagst elefantn

wüst an anzug - griagst an hodern
gest du waundan - griagst a blodan
wüst an schnaps - griagst a bia
wüst a hüftn - griagst a knia

wüst a leber - griagst a hian
wüst du zfuas geh - dans di fian
wüst midm auto foan - muast hadschn
wüst di aufregn - griagst a watschn

wüst dass schloffm - daun sans munta
wüst midm schiff foan - ged des unta
wüst wo hifliagn - dans es kenzln
wüst dass hupfm - dans nur denzln

wüst wos lesn - host ka buach
wüst an botschn - griagst an schuach
wüst an schlapfm - griagst an schtüfi
wüst an knofi - griagst an zwüfi

wüst orauschn - griagst zitronen
wüst bananen - griagst melonen
wüst du erbsn - griagst fisoin
wüst in dschechei - kumst noch boin

wüst dass schnippn - doun dans schnoizn
wüst a suppn - is vasoizn
wüst frittatn - griagst du nudln
wüst vü dringa - muast vü ludln

wüst an fisch - griagst nur gradn
wüst an schlaunkn - griagst an bladn
wüst as lauda - drahns es leisa
wüst aufs land foan - san nur heisa

wüst kaukau - griagst an kaffee
wüst wos eafoan - dazöhns an schmeh




wüst a gligg - host a pech
owa sunst geds da ned schlecht

Overall Meaning

This song, titled "wüst," is a list song, showcasing various things that one might want and the consequences or tradeoffs of obtaining them. The singer repeats the phrase "wüst" throughout the song, which means "you want" or "you wish" in Austrian German. The lyrics suggest that sometimes, getting what you want can come with unexpected consequences.


The song begins with the line "wüst a antwort - griagst do frogn," which translates to "you want an answer - you have to ask the question." This sets the tone for the rest of the song, indicating that in order to achieve something, one must first take action. The following lines continue to list various desires, such as wanting a horse but getting a dog, wanting to sail but not having any wind, and wanting alcohol but ending up with beer instead of liquor.


The song's overall message seems to be one of caution, warning listeners to be careful what they wish for as it may not turn out as expected. By highlighting the pitfalls of obtaining various desires, the song encourages listeners to think carefully before acting on their impulses.


Line by Line Meaning

wüst a auntwort - griagst do frogn
If you want an answer, you have to ask the question.


wüst as leicht haum - muast di blogn
If you want things to be easy, you have to work hard.


wüst a bradl - griagst an kas
If you want some bread, you'll get some cheese.


und für dei göd do griagst an schas
And for your troubles, you get nothing.


wüst a keuwi - griagst a kua
If you want a calf, you'll get a cow.


wüst an mau - griagst an bua
If you want a cat, you'll get a boy.


wüst a pferd - griagst an hund
If you want a horse, you'll get a dog.


wüst wos sogn - hoizt in mund
If you know what to say, keep it to yourself.


wüst du segln - get koa wind
If you want to sail, you need wind.


wüst nur schmusn griagst a kind
If you only talk nonsense, you end up with a child.


wüst as gmiadlich - griagst an schtress
If you want to be comfortable, you'll get stressed.


wüst du plottn - griagst zehdes
If you want to iron, you get blisters.


wüst zehdes - griagst du plottn
If you get blisters, you have to iron.


wüst a soun haum - sitzt im schottn
If you have a tune in your head, it's stuck there.


wüst a hendl - griagst a antn
If you want a chicken, you get an ant.


wüst du meis - griagst elefantn
If you want a mouse, you get an elephant.


wüst an anzug - griagst an hodern
If you want a suit, you get rags.


gest du waundan - griagst a blodan
If you go wandering, you get lost.


wüst an schnaps - griagst a bia
If you want a shot of liquor, you get beer.


wüst a hüftn - griagst a knia
If you want hips, you get knees.


wüst a leber - griagst a hian
If you want a liver, you get a hyena.


wüst du zfuas geh - dans di fian
If you walk on foot, your feet hurt.


wüst midm auto foan - muast hadschn
If you want to ride in a car, you have to pay for it.


wüst di aufregn - griagst a watschn
If you get worked up, you get slapped.


wüst dass schloffm - daun sans munta
If you know how to sleep, then it's morning.


wüst midm schiff foan - ged des unta
If you want to go by ship, you get seasick.


wüst wo hifliagn - dans es kenzln
If you want to fly, it's in the canaries.


wüst dass hupfm - dans nur denzln
If you know how to dance, it's just steps.


wüst wos lesn - host ka buach
If you want to read something, you have no book.


wüst an botschn - griagst an schuach
If you want a shoe, you get a clog.


wüst an schlapfm - griagst an schtüfi
If you want a slipper, you get a felt boot.


wüst an knofi - griagst an zwüfi
If you want garlic, you get a headache.


wüst orauschn - griagst zitronen
If you want to eat oranges, you get lemons.


wüst bananen - griagst melonen
If you want bananas, you get melons.


wüst du erbsn - griagst fisoin
If you want peas, you get lentils.


wüst in dschechei - kumst noch boin
If you go to turkey, you'll end up in beans.


wüst dass schnippn - doun dans schnoizn
If you know how to snip, it's in your nose.


wüst a suppn - is vasoizn
If you make soup, it's too watery.


wüst frittatn - griagst du nudln
If you want an omelette, you get noodles.


wüst vü dringa - muast vü ludln
If you drink too much, you have to go to the bathroom a lot.


wüst an fisch - griagst nur gradn
If you want fish, you only get bones.


wüst an schlaunkn - griagst an bladn
If you want a smart person, you get a fool.


wüst as lauda - drahns es leisa
If it's loud, turn it down.


wüst aufs land foan - san nur heisa
If you want to go to the countryside, it's only hills.


wüst kaukau - griagst an kaffee
If you want cocoa, you get coffee.


wüst wos eafoan - dazöhns an schmeh
If you have plans, something will go wrong.


wüst a gligg - host a pech
If you have luck, you have bad luck.


owa sunst geds da ned schlecht
But otherwise, it's not that bad.




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