Translation of "song" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

song

noun uk us /sɒŋ/ US  /sɑːŋ/

[ C ] a usually short piece of music with words which are sung

歌,歌曲
to sing a song 唱歌
a love/folk/pop song 情歌/民歌/流行歌曲
→ See also swansong

[ U ] the act of singing, or singing when considered generally

歌唱
He was so happy he wanted to burst/break into song (= start singing). 他太高兴了,真想放声歌唱。

[ C or U ] the musical sound that a bird makes

(鸟的)鸣声,鸣唱
bird song 鸟鸣声
A thrush's song was the only sound to break the silence. 唯有画眉鸟的鸣叫声打破了宁静。

(Translation of “song” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)