荒城の月 / Koujou no tsuki / The moon over the ruined castle – Rentarou Taki

春高楼の花の宴

Haru koro no hana no en

The spring flower banquet in the high castle

.

めぐる盃 影さして

Meguru sakazuki kagesashite

Moonlight reflected in the passed around sake cups

.

千代の松ヶ枝わけいでし

Chiyo no matsu ga e wakeideshi

Was cut up by the thousand year old pine tree branches

.

むかしの光今何処

Mukashi no hikari Ima izuko

Where is that moonlight of the old days now

.

秋陣営の霜の色

Aki jinei no shimo no iro

Encampments in autumn covered in frost

.

鳴きゆく雁の数みせて

Nakiyuku kari no kazu misete

Some wild geese honked as they flew across the sky

.

植うるつるぎに照りそひし

Uuru tsurugi ni terisoishi

The moonlight shined on the swords thrust upright into the ground

.

昔のひかりいまいづこ

Mukashi no hikari ima izuko

Where is that moonlight of the old days now

.

今荒城の夜半の月

Ima kojo no yowa no tsuki

The midnight moon over the ruined castle of the present time

.

変らぬ光誰がためぞ

Kawaranu hikari ta ga tame zo

For whom does that unchanged moonlight shine

.

垣に残るは唯かづら

Kaki ni nokoru wa tada kazura

Nothing remains but the fence

.

松に歌ふはたゞ嵐

Matsu ni uto wa tada arashi

And the song of pine trees rustling in the storm

.

天上影はかはらねど

Tenjokage wa kawaranedo

Those heavenly things are still unchanged

.

栄枯は移る世の姿

Eiko wa utsuru yo no sugata

But the earthly forms have undergone all ups and downs

.

うつさんとてか今もなほ

Utsusan toteka ima mo naho

Is it still there to watch those changes

.

ああ荒城の夜半の月

Aa Kojo no yowa no tsuki

Ah, that midnight moon over the ruined castle

Advertisements
Categories: bài hát, Nhật | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

Post navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: