在水一方 – Zai Shui Yi Fang

 

在水一方 zài shuǐ yī fāng

  Youthful looking Teresa Teng MV. The video clips should be of early seventies (probably 1971 or 1972).

 

   

  

lǜ cǎo cāng cāng bái wù mángmáng

绿 , 茫茫 ,                 (lu = green ; cang = dark blue ; wu = fog ; mang = boundless )

yǒu wèi jiārén, zài shuǐ yī fāng

佳人 , .                (jiaren = a beauty )

lǜ cǎo qī qī, bái wù mílí

绿 , 迷离 ,                (mili = misted )

yǒu wèi jiārén kào shuǐ ér jū

佳人 , .                (kao = near  ; ju = reside )

wǒ yuàn nìliú ér shàng

逆流 ,                           (yuan = hope ; niliu = against current )

yī wēi zài tā shēn páng

.                          (yiwei = nestle)

wúnài qián yǒu xiǎn tān

无奈 ,                            (wunai = with no choice ; xian tan = rugged shore )

dàolù yòu yuǎn yòu cháng

道路 .        

wǒ yuàn shùn liú ér xià

,                       (shun liu = flow with current )

zhǎoxún tāde fāngxiàng

找寻 她的 方向 .                          (zhaoxun = seek )

què jiàn yīxī  fǎngfú

依稀 仿佛 ,                         (que = but ; fangfu = seem /as if )

tā zài shuǐ  de zhōngyāng

中央 .                       (zhongyang = middle)

wǒ yuàn nìliú ér shàng

逆流 ,

yǔ tā qīng yán xì yǔ                           

.                      (qing = light ; yan = speak ; xi = fine )

wúnài qián yǒu xiǎn tān

无奈 ,

dàolù qūzhé wú yǐ

道路 曲折 .                        (quzhe = complicated )

wǒ yuàn shùn liú ér xià

,

zhǎoxún tāde zong zi

找寻 她的 踪迹.                           (zong zi = footprint)

què jiàn fǎngfú yīxī

仿佛 依稀 ,

tā zài shuǐ zhōng  zhùlì

伫立 .                        (zhu = look forward ; li = stand up)

lǜ cǎo cāng cāng bái wù mángmáng

绿 , 茫茫 ,

yǒu wèi jiārén zài shuǐ yī fāng

佳人 , .

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