The translation says "like alongside clear springs."
Does the word "golfes" mean "springs"?
Reading B1, Music, Listening or Seeing B1
The line, 'le long des golfes clairs' is a reference to another song (I think) by Charles Trenet, La Mer:
La mer, qu'on voit danser le long des golfes clairs , a des reflets d'argent ...
I have never really asked myself what was meant by 'golfes clairs' here, just took it to mean a body of water created by the sea, and normally golfe will be translated by 'bay'.
I have seen that line translated as -
The sea that we see dancing along the shores of clear bays, shimmers with silver ...
But this is poetry, so a translation doesn't have to be literal.
Other opinions very welcome...
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