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健康歌 (jiànkāng gē) Exercise Song

Jan. 19, 2010

健康歌 (jiànkāng gē) Exercise Song   

This is a Chinese song which became well known since performing on a Chinese Spring Festival Gala on CCTV. With cheerful rhythm, this song will not only be useful for you to learn Chinese, but will also make you want to exercise with the music.

Listen to the song

Key Learning Point (Preview):  

客气 (kèqi) adj. courtesy/politeness  

小萱萱来来来,跟爷爷做个运动。
Xiǎo Xuānxuān lái lái lái, gēn yéye zuògè yùndòng.
Xiao Xuanxuan come on. Let's exercise with grandpa.

左三圈右三圈,脖子扭扭屁股扭扭。
Zuǒ sān quān yòu sān quān, bózi niǔniǔ pìgu niǔniǔ.
Three circles to the left and three circles to the right. Sway your neck and bottom.

早睡早起,咱们来做运动。
Zǎoshuì zǎoqǐ, zánmen lái zuò yùndòng.
Go to bed and get up early and we will do some exercise.

抖抖手啊,抖抖脚啊,勤做深呼吸。
Dǒudǒu shǒu a, dǒudǒu jiǎo a, qín zuò shēn hūxī.
Shake your hands and feet and take deep breaths often.

学爷爷唱唱跳跳,你才不会老。
Xué yéye chàngchàng tiàotiào, nǐ cái búhuì lǎo.
Learn from grandpa to sing and dance, and you won't be able to grow older.

笑眯眯,笑眯眯,做人客气,快乐容易。 Xiàomīmī, xiàomīmī, zuòrén kèqi, kuàilè róngyì. Smilingly and smilingly. If you become a polite person, you will get happy more easily.

爷爷说的容易,早上起床哈啾哈啾。
Yéye shuōde róngyì, zǎoshang qǐchuáng hājiū hājiū.
It's easy for grandpa to say that but I'm so sleepy to get up early

不要乱吃零食,多喝开水咕噜咕噜。
Búyào luànchī língshí, duōhē kāishuǐ gūlu gūlu.
Don't eat too many snacks, but drink more boiled water with a gurgle.

我比谁更有活力。
Wǒ bǐ shuí gèng yǒu huólì.
I am more dynamic than anyone else.

左三圈右三圈,脖子扭扭屁股扭扭。
Zuǒ sān quān yòu sān quān, bózi niǔniǔ pìgu niǔniǔ.
Three circles to the left and three circles to the right. Sway your neck and bottom.

早睡早起,咱们来做运动。
Zǎoshuì zǎoqǐ, zánmen láizuò yùndòng.
Go to bed and get up early and we will do some exercise.

抖抖手啊,抖抖脚啊,勤做深呼吸。
Dǒudǒu shǒu a, dǒudǒu jiǎo a, qín zuò shēnhūxī.
Shake your hands and feet and take deep breaths often.

学爷爷唱唱跳跳,我也不会老。
Xué yéye chàngchàng tiàotiào, wǒ yě búhuì lǎo.
Learn from grandpa to sing and dance, and you won't be able to able to grow older.

笑眯眯, 笑眯眯,对人客气,笑容可掬。
Xiàomīmī, xiàomīmī, duìrén kèqi, xiàoróngkějū.
Smilingly and smilingly. Be polite to others with a kind smile.

你越来越美丽,人人都说nice nice。
Nǐ yuèláiyuè měilì, rénrén dōushuō nice nice.
You will become more and more beautiful and everyone will say nice nice.

饭前记得洗手,饭后记得漱口漱口。
Fànqián jìde xǐshǒu, fànhòu jìde shùkǒu shùkǒu.
Remember to wash your hands before meals and rinse your mouth after meals.

健康的人快乐多。
Jiànkāng de rén kuàilè duō.
Better health can bring you more happiness. (Once again)

来,小萱萱啊!
Lái, Xiǎo Xuānxuān a!
Come on Xiao xuanxuan!

跟着爷爷一起做。要看好喔!
Gēnzhe yéye yìqǐ zuò. Yào kàn hǎo ō!
Follow grandpa to exercise. Watch carefully!

爷爷加油加油!
Yéye jiāyóu jiāyóu!
Grandpa Let's go, let's go!

我们一起来答数。
Wǒmen yìqǐ lái dáshù.
Let's beat time by counting the numbers together.

一二三四,二二三四。
Yī èr sān sì, èr èr sān sì.
One two three four, two two three four.

三二三四,四二三四。
Sān èr sān sì, sì ér sān sì.
Three two three four, four two three four.

五二三四,六二三四。
Wǔ èr sān sì, liù èr sān sì.
Five two three four, six two three four.

七二三四,八二三四。
Qī èr sān sì. Bā èr sān sì.
Seven two three four. Eight two three four. (Once again)

生词 (shēngcí) Vocabulary: 

"客气 (kèqi)" adj courtesy/politeness   

"客 ()" represents the meaning of  "客人 (kèrén) guest" and "气 ()" means attitude.

Exmple:

A: 请接受我们这份薄礼,聊表敬意。     
Qǐng jiēshòu wǒmen zhèfèn bólǐ, liáobiǎo jìngyì.      
Please accept this gift as a demonstration of our respect.

B: 来就来嘛,还带什么礼物,你们太客气了!     
Lái jiù lái ma, hái dài shénme lǐwù, nǐmen tài kèqi le.     
 Just come-you don't need to bring any gift. You are too polite!

做运动 (zuò yùndòng): v to do some exercise    

洗手 (xǐshǒu): v to wash hands  

健康 (jiànkāng): n/adj health/healthy  

起床(qǐchuáng): v to get up  

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