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With a Red Flower

Notes

Notes on the literal translation:

[1] Literally ‘red flower' means a (red) rose, but here could also be interpreted as the red flower that people wear in commemoration of the dead, often political dead. There is both an amorous and a memorial connotation in this red flower 

[2] Also can mean handwriting

[3] This word also means to twist, when it's used for directions, it would mean to turn a corner, often used for car directions ‘turn left' etc.

Elhum Shakerifar, Literal Translator

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