Chinese song-Little white boat-xiao bai chuan-小白船

Friday, June 9, 2023

Do you want to learn Chinese through songs? Here is a song named-Little white boat. Had you ever heard it before? Let's take a look.

Blue sky in the Milky Way,
蓝蓝的天空银河里,
lán  lán  de  tiān  kōng  yín  hé  li ,
 
There's a little white boat,
有只小白船, 
yǒu  zhǐ  xiǎo  bái  chuán,  


There is an osmanthus tree on the ship,
船上有颗桂花树,
chuán  shàng  yǒu  kē  guì  huā  shù, 

The white rabbit is playing,
白兔在游玩,
bái  tù  zài  yóu  wán ,

The OARS are invisible,
桨儿桨儿看不见,
jiǎng  er  jiǎng  er  kàn  bù  jiàn ,
 
There were no sails on the boat,
船上也没帆, 
chuán  shàng  yě  méi  fān,
  
Float and float and float to the west,
飘呀飘呀飘向西天,
piāo  ya  piāo  ya  piāo  xiàng  xī  tiān,

Cross the silver river,
渡过那条银河水,
dù  guò  nà  tiáo  yín  hé  shuǐ,
  
To the land of Clouds,
走向云彩国,
zǒu  xiàng  yún  cǎi  guó,
  
Through the land of clouds,
走过那个云彩国,
zǒu  guò  nà  ge  yún  cǎi  guó,
  
Where to go again?
再向哪儿去?
zài  xiàng  nǎ  er  qù  ?  

In that far away place,
在那遥远的地方, 
zài  nà  yáo  yuǎn  de  dì  fāng ,
 
Glistening gold,
闪着金光, 
shǎn  zhe  jīn  guāng,
  
The morning star is a lighthouse,
晨星是灯塔,
chén  xīng  shì  dēng  tǎ,
  
Shine and shine.
照呀照得亮。
zhào  ya  zhào  de  liàng。

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