Eritrean National Anthem Lyrics

“Ertra is the national anthem of Eritrea and the Eritrean national anthem lyrics were written by Solomon Tsehaye Beraki and the music to the Eritrean national anthem was composed by Isaac Abraham Meharezghi and Aron Tekle Tesfatsion.

The National Anthem Lyrics for Eritrea

“Ertra was officially adopted as the national anthem of Eritrea in the year of 1993.


Eritrean National Anthem Lyrics in Tigrinya (Ge'ez Script)

PRELUDE:
ኤርትራ ኤርትራ ኤርትራ፡
በዓል ደማ እናልቀሰ ተደምሲሱ፡
መስዋእታ ብሓርነት ተደቢሱ።

1. መዋእል ነኺሳ ኣብ ዕላማ፡
ትእምርቲ ጽንዓት ኰይኑ ስማ፡
ኤርትራ’ዛ ሓበን ውጹዓት፡
ኣመስኪራ ሓቂ ከምትዕወት፡

Chorus:
ኤርትራ ኤርትራ
ኣብ ዓለም ጨቢጣቶ ግቡእ ክብራ።

2. ናጽነት ዘምጽኦ ልዑል ኒሕ፡
ንህንጻ ንልምዓት ክንሰርሕ፡
ስልጣኔ ከነልብሳ ግርማ
ሕድሪ’ሎና ግምጃ ክንስልማ፡

Chorus

Eritrean National Anthem Lyrics in Tigrinya(Romanization)

Eritrean National Anthem Lyrics in Tigrinya(Romanization)


PRELUDE:
Ertra, Ertra, Ertra,
Beal dema’nalkese tedemsisu,
Meswaéta bharnet tdebisu.

1. Mewaél nekhisa’b élame,
TémErti tsnt koynu sma,
Ertra za haben wtsuAt,
Ameskira haki kem téwet.

CHORUS:
Ertra, Ertra,
Ab alem chebitato gbué kbra.

2. Natsänet zemtsä’ lä‘ul nihh,
N’hntsa n’lm‘at k’serihh,
S’lthane k’nelbsa grma,
Hihdri-lena gmja k’nslma.

Chorus

Eritrean National Anthem Lyrics Meaning in English

PRELUDE:
Eritrea, Eritrea, Eritrea,
Her enemy decimated,
and her sacrifices vindicated by liberation.

1. Steadfast in her goal,
symbolizing endurance,
Eritrea, the pride of her oppressed people,
proved that the truth prevails.

Chorus:
Eritrea, Eritrea,
holds her rightful place in the world.

2. Dedication that led to liberation,
Will build up and make her green,
We shall honor her with progress,
We have a word to her to embellish.

Chorus
Eritrean National Anthem Lyrics

When is Eritrean National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Eritrea is generally played or sang during national holidays, especially on the independence day events in Eritrea. It is also performed during cultural and other celebrations in Eritrea, usually marking off the start or the end of such celebrations.

National anthem of Eritrea is also typically performed in international sporting occasions, such as the Olympic Games as well school sport occasions.


What is the importance of Eritrean National Anthem in Eritrea?

The national anthem of Eritrea, like other nationwide signs of Eritrea, represents the tradition, past history, and beliefs of Eritrea and its folks. It helps evoke sensations of patriotism amongst the Eritrean people and advises them of their Eritrea’s splendor, beauty, and rich heritage.

It also helps unite the residents of Eritrea by one single track or music. Throughout the performance of the Eritrean national anthem, residents of Eritrea, regardless of their ethnic differences, rise up in unity and listen diligently or sing the song with terrific commitment.

Sports males and females from Eritrea also feel a great minute of gratification when they get a medal at an international sporting occasion while Eritrea’s national anthem is played in the background. It gives them a feeling of having made their nation proud. Students who listen to the national anthem of Eritrea in schools are taught to appreciate their nation and establish a spirit of unity amongst themselves.