Chinese song-Listen to Mom talk about the past-ting ma ma jiang na guo qu de shi-听妈妈讲那过去的事

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Do you want to learn Chinese through songs? Here is a song named-Listen to Mom talk about the past. Have you ever heard it before? Let's take a look.

The moon moves through clouds like white lotus flowers,
月亮在白莲花般的云朵里穿行,
yuè  liang  zài  bái  lián  huā  bān  de  yún  duǒ  li  chuān  xíng,
  
The night wind blew waves of happy songs,
晚风吹来一阵阵快乐的歌声,
wǎn  fēng  chuī  lái  yī  zhèn  zhèn  kuài  lè  de  gē  shēng,
  
We sat by high piles of grain,
我们坐在高高的谷堆旁边,
wǒ  men  zuò  zài  gāo  gāo  de  gǔ  duī  páng  biān,
  
Listen to Mom talk about the past,
听妈妈讲那过去的事情,
tīng  mā  ma  jiǎng  nà  guò  qù  de  shì  qing,
  
We sat by high piles of grain,
我们坐在高高的谷堆旁边, 
wǒ  men  zuò  zài  gāo  gāo  de  gǔ  duī  páng  biān ,
 
Listen to Mom talk about the past,
听妈妈讲那过去的事情, 
tīng  mā  ma  jiǎng  nà  guò  qù  de  shì  qing,

At that time, my mother had no land,
那时候,妈妈没有土地,
nà  shí  hòu  ,  mā  ma  méi  yǒu  tǔ  dì,
  
All my life in two hands,
全部生活都在两只手上,
quán  bù  shēng  huó  dōu  zài  liǎng  zhǐ  shǒu  shàng,
  
Sweat flowed in the landlord's hot fields,
汗水流在地主火热的田野里, 
hàn  shuǐ  liú  zài  dì  zhǔ  huǒ  rè  de  tián  yě  li,
  
Mother ate wild vegetables and chaff,
妈妈却吃着野菜和谷糠,
mā  ma  què  chī  zhe  yě  cài  hé  gǔ  kāng,
 
Howling like a blizzard Wolf in winter,
冬天的风雪狼一样嚎叫,
dōng  tiān  de  fēng  xuě  láng  yī  yàng  háo  jiào,
  
My mother was dressed in rags,
妈妈却穿着破烂的单衣裳,
mā  ma  què  chuān  zhuó  pò  làn  de  dān  yī  shang,
  
She went to sew a fox fur robe for the landlord,
她去给地主缝一件狐皮长袍,
 tā  qù  gěi  dì  zhǔ  féng  yī  jiàn  hú  pí  cháng  páo,
  
He fell cold and hungry on the snow,
又冷又饿跌倒在雪地上,
yòu  lěng  yòu  è  diē  dǎo  zài  xuě  de  shàng,
  
After so many years of suffering,
经过了多少苦难的岁月,
jīng  guò  le  duō  shao  kǔ  nàn  de  suì  yuè, 
  
Mom was just looking forward to today.
妈妈才盼到今天的好光景。
mā  ma  cái  pàn  dào  jīn  tiān  de  hǎo  guāng  jǐng。  
 

 

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