Javanese sea shanty. "Ah hoo-e, la-e, ah hoo-e, la-e, ah-e, hoo-e, ah hoo-e, la-e ung!" Used as a hauling and loading shanty, with the pull on the syllable "Ung."
Harlow says he took it down from the coolies singing and can't vouch for the translation. - SL
- Harlow, p. 115, "Ah-Hoo-E-La-E" (1 text, 1 tune)
- BI, Harl115