Chinese Song:当你老了When You Are Old

 

Dang Ni Lao Le_Lyrics in Chinese and Pinyin (In PDF)

当你老了 – 赵照
当你老了
头发白了
睡意昏沉
当你老了
走不动了
炉火旁打盹
回忆青春
多少人曾爱你
青春欢畅的时辰
爱慕你的美丽
假意或真心
只有一个人还爱你
虔诚的灵魂
爱你苍老的脸上的皱纹
当你老了
眼眉低垂
灯火昏黄不定
风吹过来
你的消息
这就是我心里的歌
当你老了
头发白了
睡意昏沉
当你老了
走不动了
炉火旁打盹
回忆青春
多少人曾爱你
青春欢畅的时辰
爱慕你的美丽
假意或真心
只有一个人还爱你
虔诚的灵魂
爱你苍老的脸上的皱纹
当你老了
眼眉低垂
灯火昏黄不定
风吹过来
你的消息
这就是我心里的歌
当我老了
我真希望
这首歌是唱给你的

Vocabulary for “Dang Ni Lao Le”

ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
1    當 dāng when;
2

 

lǎo

 you

old.

3   le (modal particle intensifying preceding clause); (completed action marker)
4   zhào surname Zhao
5   zhào to shine; to illuminate; here it is the first name of the composer and singer.
6   tóu head; Classifiers: 
7 发白  發白  bái to turn pale; to lose color; to go white
8 睡意  shuì  sleepiness
9 昏沉  hūnchén murky; dazed; befuddled; dizzy
10   zǒu to walk
11 不动  不動  dòng not move
12 炉火  爐火  huǒ the fire of a stove
13   páng beside; one side
14 打盹   dǔn to doze off
15 回忆  回憶 huí  to recall; memories; Classifiers: 
16 青春  qīngchūn youth; youthfulness
17 多少  duōshǎo how many
18   rén man; person; people; Classifiers: 
19   céng once; already; ever (in the past); former
20

 

ài

 love

you

21 欢畅  歡暢 huānchàng happy; cheerful; jubilant
22   de of; ~’s (possessive particle);
23 时辰  時辰 shí chen time; one of the 12 two-hour periods of the day
24 爱慕  愛慕 ài  to adore; to admire
25 你的   de your; yours
26 美丽  美麗 měi  beautiful
27 假意  jiǎ  insincere; hypocrisy; insincerity
28   huò or
29 真心  zhēn xīn sincere; heartfelt; Classifiers: 
30 只有  zhǐ yǒu only
31 一个人  一個人  rén by oneself (without assistance); alone (without company)
32   hái still
33 虔诚  虔誠 qiánchéng pious; devout; sincere
34 灵魂  靈魂 líng hún soul; spirit
35 苍老  蒼老 cāng lǎo old; aged; (of calligraphy or painting) vigorous; forceful
36 脸上  臉上 liǎnshàng  on the face
37 皱纹  皺紋 zhòuwén wrinkle; Classifiers: 
38 眼眉  yǎn méi
39 低垂   chuí to droop; to hang low
40 灯火  燈火 dēnghuǒ lights
41 昏黄  昏黃 hūnhuáng  pale yellow; dim
42 不定   dìng indefinite
43 风吹  風吹 fēngchuī  feng: wind;

chui: blow

44 过来  過來 guò lái to come over
45 消息  xiāo xi news; information; Classifiers: 
46   zhè this
47 就是  jiù shì (emphasizes that sth is precisely or exactly as stated); precisely; exactly; even; if; just like; in the same way as
48   I; me; my
49 心里  心裡 xīn li in one’s heart; chest; heart; mind
50   song; Classifiers:  ; to sing
51 老了  lǎo le getting old
52   zhēn really; indeed
53 希望   wàng to wish for; to desire; hope; Classifiers: 
54 首歌  shǒu  song
55   shì is; are; am; yes; to be
56   chàng to sing
57   gěi to; for

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