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まわれ song

thesuker

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The other day I watched "The tale of Princess Kaguya", a very very nice anime film. In it, some kids sing the まわれ popular song. I liked it very much and looked up the lyrics. I understand the overall meaning, but I don't quite get the following:

まわってお日(おひ)さん呼んで(よんで)こい
春(はる)夏(なつ)秋(あき)冬(ふゆ)連れて(つれて)こい

What's the purpose of adding こい to the end of those sentences? I'm guessing こい is the imperative of 来る. But I don't understand the combination of て form + こい.
 

thesuker

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Do something + come? 食べてくる = Eat and come?
 

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