(Ichini daiku no) ( ukagai ni), 7-5 waka
(nanika no koto mo) ( makase oku). 7-5
The inquiry about the first carpenter (Honseki),
any and every detail, I will leave to him.
(Fushigina fushin) (o suru naraba),
(ukagai tatete) (iitsuke yo).
Marvelous construction if it is to be done,
Speak wholeheartedly and give instructions (hinokishin).
(Mina sekai kara) (dandan to) 7-5 waka
(kitaru daiku ni) (nioi kake). 7-5
All from the world, little by little,
the carpenters that come, place fragrance on them.
(Yoki toryo ga) (aru naraba), 5-5 waka
(hayaku komoto e) (yosete oke). 7-5
If there are good leaders,
quickly, to the home bring them.
(Izure toryo) (yonin iru), 5-5 waka
(hayaku ukagai) (tatete miyo). 5-5
What kind of leader, four will be needed.