《詩經: 周南 芣莒》__ 江紹倫英譯

《Book of Ode: Capital South – Gathering Plantain Seeds》

采采芣苡  Plantain seeds we gather
薄言采之  Gathering them with speed
采采芣苡  Plantain seeds we gather
薄言有之  Gathering them for keeps

采采芣苡  Plantain seed we gather
薄言掇之  Pick them up quickly
采采芣苡  Plantain seeds we gather
薄言捋之  Shake them down plenty

采采芣苡  Plantain seeds we gather
薄言袺之  Fill them up in our skirt folds
采采芣苡  Plantain seed we gather
薄言襭之  Bring them home bagful

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3 Responses to 《詩經: 周南 芣莒》__ 江紹倫英譯

  1. YK 1965 says:

    Plantain seeds!?

  2. YK 1965 says:

    Plantain is a confusing term:

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plantago

    Fleawort is less confusing.

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