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04:04 Sep 27, 2001
English to Chinese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: first love never dies
tim golds

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5弶 滝 塱 懚Dale Cao
5攀ッ螟а螟а攀攀ッ露み繷Raymond Chu
5Chu(1) Lian(4) Yong (3) Quing(2)Tiffany Weiland
4 +1初恋永恒
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Above in GB coded Simplified Chinese (for China). I translated it as "First love forever", as an optional.

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agree  proyang
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Chu(1) Lian(4) Yong (3) Quing(2)

This will be interepreted as "first love will last enternity" in Chinese sense.

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Since the orignial text is a poetic verse, I do not think the word "dies" should be literally translated. The above are three possible translations. The first: First love is forever unforgettable. The second: Cannot forget the first love or the unforgettable first love. The third, the first love lingers forever in the heart. Choice of any of the three versions dependes on the context.

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难忘初恋(nan2 wang4 chu1 lian4),meaning the first love is unforgettable. The word order is reversed in Chinese, it sounds more like poetry this way.

初恋时我们不懂爱情(chu1 lian4 shi2 wo3 men bu4 dong3 ai4 qing2),this is more poetic, and there is a tinge of sentiment in it, it expresses a kind of melancholy for the first love.

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弶 滝 塱 懚

chu lian yong cun.
first love existing for ever.


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