Non Ho L’Età (Per Amarti) – Gigliola Cinquetti – Lyrics & English Translation

Gigliola Cinquetti was the first ever Italian winner of the Eurovision Song Contest with her song Non Ho L’Età (Per Amarti) which translates as I’m Not Old Enough (to Love You). Sixty years after her win, she will be performing the song during the Grand Final of the 2022 Contest in Turin.

Below you can watch the song on YouTube, follow along with the Italian lyrics and, if you are in doubt about the meaning, check out the English translation at the end of the article!

non ho l'età per amarti lyrics and english translation

Non Ho L’Età (Per Amarti) – Gigliola Cinquetti – Listen on YouTube


Non Ho L’Età (Per Amarti) – Gigliola Cinquetti – Italian Lyrics

Non ho l’età, non ho l’età per amarti
Non ho l’età per uscire sola con te
E non avrei, non avrei nulla da dirti
Perchè tu sai molte più cose di me
Lascia ch’io viva un amore romantico
Nell’attesa che venga quel giorno, ma ora no

Non ho l’età, non ho l’età per amarti
Non ho l’età per uscire sola con te
Se tu vorrai, se tu vorrai aspettarmi
Quel giorno avrai tutto il mio amore per te
Lascia ch’io viva un amore romantico
Nell’attesa che venga quel giorno, ma ora no

Non ho l’età, non ho l’età per amarti
Non ho l’età per uscire sola con te
Se tu vorrai, se tu vorrai aspettarmi
Quel giorno avrai tutto il mio amore… per te.


Non Ho L’Età (Per Amarti) – Gigliola Cinquetti – English Translation

I’m not old enough, I’m not old enough to love you
I’m not old enough to go out alone with you
And I wouldn’t have, I wouldn’t have anything to say to you
Because you know a lot more than I do
Let me have a romantic love
Waiting for that day to come, but not now

I’m not old enough, I’m not old enough to love you
I’m not old enough to go out alone with you
If you want, if you want to wait for me
That day you will have all my love to yourself
Let me have a romantic love
Waiting for that day to come, but not now

I’m not old enough, I’m not old enough to love you
I’m not old enough to go out alone with you
If you want, if you want to wait for me
That day you will have all my love…to yourself.


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