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Learn How to Meow Like a Cat in Chinese

Mar. 8, 2019

A video community app focused primarily on young people became popular recently in China. It is a social platform for 15-second creative music videos called “抖音 (dǒu yīn) an app similar to musical.ly.” With more and more people using it, songs shared on this app become very popular as well.

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Among them, “学猫叫 (xué māojiào)” written by Xiao Fengfeng, has a catchy tune and is easy to learn. Therefore, it becomes one of the most popular songs in China recently.

Lyrics:

Wǒmen yìqǐ xué māo jiào,
我们一起学猫叫,
Let’s learn to meow like a cat,

Yìqǐ miāo miāo miāo miāo miāo.
一起喵喵喵喵喵。
Meow meow meow meow meow, together.

Zài nǐ miànqián sā gè jiāo,
在你面前撒个娇,
I act like a spoiled child in front of you,

Ai yōu miāo miāo miāo miāo miāo.
哎呦喵喵喵喵喵。
Oh no, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow.

Wǒ de xīnzàng pēngpēng tiào,
我的心脏砰砰跳,
My heartbeat speeds up,

Míliàn shàng nǐ de huài xiào.
迷恋上你的坏笑。
Infatuated with your smirk.

Nǐ bù shuō ài wǒ wǒ jiù miāo miāo miāo.
你不说爱我我就喵喵喵。
If you don’t say you love me, I will meow, meow, meow.

Měi tiān dōu xūyào nǐ de yōngbào,
每天都需要你的拥抱,
I need your hug every day,

Zhēnxī zài yìqǐ de měi fēn měi miǎo.
珍惜在一起的每分每秒。
Cherishing every second and every minute that we’re together.

Nǐ duì wǒ duō zhòngyào,
你对我多重要,
How important you are to me,

Wǒ xiǎng nǐ bǐ wǒ gèng zhīdào.
我想你比我更知道。
I think you know that better than I do.

Nǐ jiù shì wǒ de nǚzhǔjué.
你就是我的女主角。
You’re my heroine.

Yǒu shíhòu wǒ lǎn de xiàng zhī māo,
有时候我懒的像只猫,
Sometimes I’m lazy as a cat,

Píqì bù hǎo shí yòu zhāngyáwǔzhǎo.
脾气不好时又张牙舞爪。
And I when I’m in a temper, I bare my teeth and claws

Nǐ zǒng shì wēnróu de,
你总是温柔的,
You’re always gentle,

Néng bǎ wǒ de xīn rónghuà diào.
能把我的心融化掉。
Warming my heart.

Wǒ xiǎngyào dāng nǐ de xiǎo māo māo.
我想要当你的小猫猫。
I want to be your kitten.

Key Words from the song:

喵 (Miāo): mimetic word; the mew of the cat

砰砰 (Pēngpēng): mimetic word; bang-bang

拥抱 (Yōngbào) : hug; embrace; enfold

珍惜 (Zhēnxī): treasure; value; cherish

迷恋 (Míliàn): be addicted to; be infatuated with; madly cling to

温柔 (WēnRóu): blandness; soft; meek; gentle tender

HSK 3 quiz
1. Which of the following words is used to describe the sound cats make?

A.汪汪 (Wāngwāng)

B.呱呱 (Guāguā)

C.喵喵 (Miāomiāo)

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