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Where Hummingbirds Come From
蜂鸟从哪 里来
Fēngniǎo cóng nǎlǐ lái

 

Bilingual Chinese-English Where Hummingbirds Come From

Translation by Bin Hu 斌胡

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It was a cold winter day.
那是一个寒冷的冬日。
nà shì yīgè hánlěng de dōngrì.

The snow was falling outside and grandmother was in her chair by the fireplace.
外面正下着雪,火 炉旁奶奶坐在她的椅子里。
wàimiàn zhèng xiàzhe xuě, huǒlú páng nǎinai zuò zài tā de yǐzi lǐ.

She had that far away look she gets sometimes.
她在那边看上去好像有什么了。
tā zài nà biān kàn shàngqù hǎoxiàng yǒu shé mo le.

I crawled up into her lap hoping for a story.
我希望听一个故事就爬到她的膝盖上。
wǒ xīwàng tīng yīgè gùshì jiù pá dào tā de xīgài shàng.

 

 

 

 

Where Hummingbirds Come From

She wrapped her arms around me and said,
她的胳膊搂着我并且说道,
tā de gēbo lǒuzhe wǒ bìngqiě shuōdao,

"When I was a little girl just like you,
“当我还 是个像你这样的小姑娘时,
“dāng wǒ háishì gè xiàng nǐ zhèyàng de xiǎo gūniang shí,

my grandmother told me about some magic waters."
我奶奶告诉我一些关于神奇水的故事。”
wǒ nǎinai gàosu wǒ yīxiē guānyú shénqí shuǐ de gùshì. ”

Grandmother smiled at me and asked, "Would you like to hear what she had to say?"
奶奶冲我笑着问道,“你想听她说了什么吗?”
nǎinai chōng wǒ xiàozhe wèn dào,“nǐ xiǎng tīng tā shuōle shénmo ma?”