KASHAS (Questions)

(The youngest child capable of asking - or else apportion parts among the boys
and girls present - should say to the host (who will answer), "We wish to ask
you the four questions.")

Why is this night different from all other nights?

MAH NISH-TA-NA HA-LAI-LAH HA-ZEH, MI-KOL HA-LEY-LOT?

1.On all other nights we eat both bread and matzah; Why on this night do we eat only matzah?


SHE-BI-CHOL HA-LEY-LOT AH-NU OCH-LEEN CHA-MAYTZ U-MAT-ZAH, 
HA-LAI-LAH HA-ZEH KU-LO MAT-ZAH?


2.On all other nights we may eat all kinds of herbs; 
   Why on this night do we eat especially bitter herbs?

SHE-BI-CHOL HA-LEY-LOT AH-NU OCH-LEEN SHI-AR YI-RA-KOT, HA-LAI-LAH HA-ZEH KU-L0 MA-ROR?

3.On all other nights we do not usually dip our food in anything at all; Why on this night do we dip food twice?

SHE-BI-CHOL HA-LEY-LOT AYN AH-NU MAT-BEE-LEEN AH-FEE-LOO PA-AM EH-CHAT, HA-LAI-LAH HA-ZEH SHI-TAY FI-AH-MEEM?

4.On all other nights we eat either simply or in festivity; Why on this night do we celebrate with such special festivity?

SHE-BI-CHOL HA-LEY-LOT AH-NU OCH-LEEN BAYN YOSH-VEEN U-VEYN MI-SU-BEEN, HA-LAI-LAH HA-ZEH KU-LA-NU Mi-SU-BEEN?