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Learn Chinese colors from a Chinese song for children (Elementary)

Sep. 12, 2013

Yánsè gē
颜色 歌

 

The Song of Color

Lánsè shì měilì tiānkōng de yánsè
蓝色    是  美丽  天空     的 颜色

 

Blue is the color of the beautiful sky.

Hóngsè shì xióngxiong ránshāo de huǒyàn
红色      是   熊熊          燃烧     的 火焰

 

Red is the color of the blazing fire.

Báisè shì dōngtiān xuěhuā piāopiao
白色   是  冬天        雪花      飘飘

 

White is the color of the drifting snowflake.

Fěnhóng shì wǒde xiǎoxiaoshǒu
粉红        是  我的  小小手

 

Pink is the color of my little hand.

Hèsè shì nítǔ de yánsè
褐色  是  泥土的 颜色

 

Brown is the color of the soil.

Huīsè shì dàxiàng de hòuhou pífū
灰色   是   大象    的 厚厚     皮肤

 

Gray is the color of the elephant’s skin.

Huángsè shì suānsuande dàníngméng
黄色         是  酸酸的          大柠檬

 

Yellow is the color of the sour lemon.

Hēisè shì yìzhī xiǎobāgē
黑色   是  一只 小八哥

 

Black is the color of the little myna.

Vocabulary:

    lánsè
1. 蓝色  blue

Tāde qúnzi shì lánsède.
她的   裙子 是  蓝色的。

 

Her dress is blue.

Lánsè de tiānkōng zhēnměi!
蓝色   的  天空       真美! 

 

The blue sky is so beautiful.

    báisè
2. 白色  white

Nǎinai de tóufa shì báisède.
奶奶   的 头发   是  白色的。

 

My grandmother’s hair is white.

Zhè zhāng zhǐ shì báisède.
这    张      纸  是  白色 的。

 

This piece of paper is white.

    Hóngsè
3. 红色  red

Hóngsède méiguì zhēn piàoliang.
红色的       玫瑰    真     漂亮。

 

The red rose is so beautiful.

Xuè shì hóngsè de.
血    是  红色    的。

 

Blood is red. 

Exercises:

1. Which color can be used to describe fire?

A. 蓝色(lánsè)

B. 白色(báisè)

C. 红色(hóngsè)

2. Which of the following can be described using 蓝色(lánsè)?

A. 泥土(nítǔ)

B. 天空(tiānkōng)

C. 雪花(xuěhuā)

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