Yoyo Sham – Chasing the Light (Zhui Guang Zhe) with English Translation

Screenshot_20190306-232048Yoyo Sham – Chasing the Light / Light Chaser
岑宁儿 – 追光者

如果说你是海上的烟火
烟火 : firework
rúguǒ shuō nǐ shì hǎishàng de yānhuǒ
if you are the firework over the ocean

我是浪花的泡沫
浪花 : the foam of breaking waves
泡沫 : foam; (soap) bubble
wǒ shì lànghuā de pàomò
I’m the sea foam

某一刻你的光照亮了我
某 : certain thing or person; some
一刻 : a moment
光 : light
照亮 : to illuminate; to light up
mǒu yīkè nǐ de guāng zhào liàngle wǒ
at a certain time, you’ll light me up

如果说你是遥远的星河
遥远 : distant; faraway
星河 : the milky way
rúguǒ shuō nǐ shì yáoyuǎn de xīnghé
if you are the milky way that so far away from me

耀眼得让人想哭
耀眼 : dazzling; to dazzle
yàoyǎn dé ràng rén xiǎng kū
your light is dazzling enough to make someone cry

我是追逐着你的眼眸
追逐 : pursue; chase
眼眸 : eyes
wǒ shì zhuīzhúzhe nǐ de yǎnmóu
I’m a pair of eyes that never stops chasing your light

总在孤单时候眺望夜空
总 : always
孤单 : alone; lonely; loneliness
眺望 : look into the distance from a high place
夜空 : the night sky
zǒng zài gūdān shíhòu tiàowàng yèkōng
Whenever I’m alone, I always look up at the night sky

我可以跟在你身后
跟 : to follow closely
wǒ kěyǐ gēn zài nǐ shēnhòu
I could follow you closely

像影子追着光梦游
影子 : shadow; reflection
追 : to chase or run after; pursue
梦游 : sleep walking; fig. dream voyage
xiàng yǐngzi zhuīzhe guāng mèngyóu
like a shadow chasing the light

我可以等在这路口
wǒ kěyǐ děng zài zhè lùkǒu
I could wait for you at this crossroad

不管你会不会经过
不管 : regardless of; no matter (what, who, etc)
经过 : pass; go through
bùguǎn nǐ huì bù huì jīngguò
no matter you’ll pass by or not

每当我为你抬起头
每当 : everytime
抬起 : to lift up
měi dāng wǒ wèi nǐ táiqǐ tóu
everytime I look up to you

连眼泪都觉得自由
连 : (used with 也, 都 etc) even
眼泪 : tears
自由 : freedom
lián yǎnlèi dōu juédé zìyóu
even my tears feel free to fall

有的爱像阳光倾落
有的 : some
阳光 : sunlight; sunshine
倾 : to pour out
落 : fall; go down
yǒu de ài xiàng yángguāng qīng luò
sometimes love is like the flowing sunlight

边拥有边失去着
拥有 : to possess; have; own
失去 : to lose
biān yǒngyǒu biān shīqùzhe
appears and disappears at the same time

如果说你是夏夜的萤火
萤火 : fairy light; light of firefly
rúguǒ shuō nǐ shì xià yè de yíng huǒ
if you are the firefly in the summer nights

孩子们为你唱歌
háizimen wèi nǐ chànggē
and the kids is singing for you

那么我是想要画你的手
画 : to draw; to paint
nàme wǒ shì xiǎng yào huà nǐ de shǒu
then I’m the hand that want to draw you

你看我多么渺小一个我
渺小 : tiny
nǐ kàn wǒ duōme miǎoxiǎo yīgè wǒ
look at me, I’m so insignificant

因为你有梦可做
yīnwèi nǐ yǒu mèng kě zuò
but because of you, I dare to dream

也许你不会为我停留
停留 : stop; remain
yě xǔ nǐ bù huì wèi wǒ tíngliú
maybe you’ll never notice me

那就让我站在你的背后
背后 : behind; at the back
nà jiù ràng wǒ zhàn zài nǐ de bèihòu
so, allow me to stand behind you

有的爱像大雨滂沱
大雨 : heavy rain
滂沱 : pouring; flooding
大雨滂沱 : it’s raining in torrents
yǒu de ài xiàng dàyǔ pāngtuó
love sometimes is like torrential rain, pouring heavily

却依然相信彩虹
依然 : still; as before
què yīrán xiāngxìn cǎihóng
but we still believe in rainbow

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