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Chinese Song-月亮代表我的心 (The Moon Represents My Heart)

Mar. 31, 2015

(Are you into music? Learn Chinese through popular songs!)

月亮代表我的心 (yuèliang dàibiǎo wǒ de xīn) arguably has been the most popular karaoke song in China for the past 30 years. Most people can sing this song and now it is still one of the best-loved songs with the new generation of Chinese. The song expresses that words cannot adequately convey one’s love, but the moon, which is the symbol of romance in Chinese culture, can show the deep affection. You must wonder why the moon? In Chinese literature, the moonlight always is associated with romantic love stories and reminds people the purest love. And a lasting moon symbolizes forever love.
邓丽君 (Dèng lì jūn), the original singer of this song is widely known for her folk songs and romantic ballads. Teng died from a severe asthma attack in 1995. Even now she is still an icon in the Chinese pop music industry. The song 月亮代表我的心 (yuèliang dàibiǎo wǒ de xīn) is one of her most popular songs. This song is not very difficult to learn and you will surely impress your Chinese friends or colleagues if you can sing this song in a Karaoke event!

Know more about 邓丽君 (Dèng lì jūn)

歌词 (Gē cí) Lyrics:

月亮代表我的心 (Yuèliang dàibiǎo wǒ de xīn) How deep I loved you


Nĭ wèn wǒ ài  nĭ yǒu duō shēn
你  问   我  爱  你 有  多   深
How strong emotion within myself

Wǒ ài nĭ yǒu jĭ fēn
我  爱 你 有  几 分
You are wondering

Wǒ de qíng yě zhēn
我   的   情  也  真
My feeling is true

Wǒ de ài yě zhēn
我  的  爱 也  真
My love will be forever

Yuèliang dàibiǎo wǒ de xīn
月亮         代表    我  的  心
The moon represents my heart

Nĭ wèn wǒ ài nĭ yǒu duō shēn
你  问  我  爱 你 有   多   深 
How strong emotion within myself,

Wǒ ài nĭ yǒu jĭ fēn
我 爱 你  有 几 分
You want to know

Wǒ de qíng bù yí
我   的  情   不 移
My passion for you is real

Wǒ de ài bú biàn
我   的 爱 不 变
My devotion to you is a belief

Yuè liang dàibiǎo wǒ de xīn
月亮         代表     我 的  心
The moon represents my heart

Qīngqīngde yí gè wěn
轻轻的        一  个  吻
A tender kiss

Yĭjing dǎdòng wǒ de xīn
已经    打动    我  的  心
Moved me to the heaven

Shēnshēnde yí duàn qíng
深深的         一  段    情
A love story between you and me

Jiào wǒ sīniàn dào rújīn
教   我   思念    到  如今
It’s alive ’til today

Nĭ wèn wǒ ài nĭ yǒu duō shēn
你  问  我  爱 你  有  多    深
How strong emotion within myself,

Wǒ ài nĭ yǒu jĭ fēn
我 爱 你  有 几 分
You are wondering

Nĭ qù xiǎng yī xiǎng
你  去  想    一  想
Would you think so

Nĭ qù kàn yī kàn
你  去  看 一  看
Would you trust me

Yuèliang dàibiǎo wǒ de xīn
月亮         代表    我  的  心
The moon represents my heart

Nĭ qù xiǎng yī xiǎng
你 去   想   一   想
Would you think so

Nĭ qù kàn yī kàn
你 去   看 一  看
Would you trust me

Yuèliang dàibiǎo wǒ de xīn
月亮         代表   我  的  心
The moon represents my heart

Learn how to express your feelings not just through songs, but also using these methods.)


生词
(Shēngcí) Vocabulary:

月亮 (yuèliang ) n moon

代表 (dàibiǎo v represent

留恋 (liúliàn )v to miss somebody, long for

(xīn) n heart

(wěn )n/v kiss

More popular Chinese songs:

中国话 (Chinese)

对面的女孩看过来 (A Girl Standing Opposite Me Looks over Here)

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Comments

Libera sang this song in China during their tour. 8-year-old Oliver Mycka sang the lead. It’s available on Amazon.com.

I only speak English, but want to be able to sing “The moon represents my heart” in Mandarin. I have the CD of Theresa Teng singing the song, and also have the line by line English translation. I need help in getting the Mandarin correct.

I only speak English, but want to be able to sing “The moon represents my heart” in Mandarin. I have the CD of Theresa Teng singing the song. but need help in getting the pronunciation right.

Hi Ian. You can sign up for a free trial. And our mandarin teacher will help you in the pronunciation. By taking this course, you will advance your Chinese language skills and culture understanding while having a lot of fun! (*^__^*)

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