Fun Translating Children Rhymes: Twinkle Twinkle Little Stars

Example: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

You will see from the following activity that translating simple rhymes prove harder than we think.

Twinkle twinkle little star

How I wonder what you are

Up above the world so high

Like a diamond in the sky

Twinkle twinkle little star

How I wonder what you are

Now for the Mandarin version: Read its English translation after this and compare with the original text above.

Fun Translating Children Rhymes: Twinkle Twinkle Little Stars
(Note: The character replaces )

Mandarin-English Translation

Twinkle twinkle little star

The sky is full of little stars

Hanging in the skies glittering so brightly

Just like pairs of little eyes

_6c8ff228_Go ahead, try to translate simple nursery rhymes.

Fun Translating Children Rhymes: Twinkle Twinkle Little Stars

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