Learn Chinese Through Songs: Xiao Pingguo

Xiao Pingguo – A Chinese Favourite

Today we are going to learn some Chinese with a song called “Little Apple” by the Chopsticks Brothers.

小苹果xiǎo píngguǒr Little Apple

Xiao Pingguo – Verse:

我种下一颗种子 终于长出了果实 wǒ zhǒngxià yīkē zhǒngzi, zhōngyú zhǎngchū le guǒshí I planted a seed that finally bore fruit  

今天是个伟大日子 jīntiān shì gè wěidà rìzi Today is a great day  

摘下星星送给你 拽下月亮送给你 zhāixià xīngxīng sòng gěi nǐ, zhuāixià yuèliàng sòng gěinǐ I give the stars to you, I give the moon to you  

让太阳每天为你升起 ràng tàiyáng měitiān wéi nǐ shēngqǐ Raise the sun everyday for you

Xiao Pingguo – Bridge:

变成蜡烛燃烧自己 只为照亮你 biànchéng làzhú ránshāo zì jǐ, zhǐ wéi zhàoliàng nǐ I’ll turn into a candle and let myself burn, just to shine a light on you  

把我一切都献给你 只要你欢喜 bǎ wǒ yīqiè dōu xiàn gěi nǐ, zhǐyào nǐ huānxǐ I’ll give everything I have to you, as long as you’re happy  

你让我每个明天都变得有意义 nǐ ràng wǒ měi ge míngtiān dōu biànde yǒu yìyì You give me new meaning everyday  

生命虽短爱你永远 不离不弃 shēngmìng suī duǎn ài nǐ yǒngyuǎn bù lí bù qì Though life is short, I’ll love you forever, never abandoning you

Xiao Pingguo – Chorus:

你是我的小呀小苹果儿 怎么爱你都不嫌多 nǐ shì wǒ de xiǎo ya xiǎo píngguǒr, zěnme ài nǐ dōu bù xiánduō You are my little apple, I can never love you too much  

红红的小脸儿温暖我的心窝 点亮我生命的火 火火火火 hóng hóng de xiǎoliǎnr wēnnuǎn wǒ de xīnwō, diǎnliàng wǒ shēngmìng de huǒ huǒ huǒ huǒ huǒ Your red face warms my heart, lighting the fire, fire, fire, fire, fire in my life  

你是我的小呀小苹果儿 就像天边最美的云朵 nǐ shì wǒ de xiǎo ya xiǎo píngguǒr, jiùxiàng tiānbiān zuì měi de yúnduǒ You are my little apple, like the most beautiful cloud in the sky  

春天又来到了花开满山坡 种下希望就会收获 chūntiān yòu láidào le huā kāimǎnshānpō, zhǒngxià xīwàng jiù huì shōuhuò Spring arrives again, and flowers bloom all over the mountainside, I reap the hopes that I sowed

Xiao Pingguo – Verse:

从不觉得你讨厌 你的一切都喜欢 cóng bù juéde nǐ tǎoyàn, nǐ de yīqiè dōu xǐhuān I’ve never disliked you, I like everything about you  

有你的每天都新鲜 yǒu nǐ de měitiān dōu xīnxiān  With you, everyday is always fresh  

有你阳光更灿烂 有你黑夜不黑暗 yǒu nǐ yángguāng gèng cànlàn, yǒu nǐ hēiyè bù hēi’àn With you, the sun shines brighter, with you, the nights are not dark  

你是白云我是蓝天 nǐ shì báiyún wǒ shì lántiān You are the white clouds, and I and the blue sky

Xiao Pingguo – Bridge:

春天和你漫步在盛开的 花丛间 chūntiān hé nǐ mànbù zài shèngkāi de huācóng jiān In the spring, I stroll with you through the flowers  

夏天夜晚陪你一起看 星星眨眼 xiàtiān yèwǎn péi nǐ yīqǐ kàn xīngxīng zhǎyǎn On summer nights, I watch the stars twinkle with you  

秋天黄昏与你徜徉在 金色麦田 qiūtiān huánghūn yǔ nǐ chángyáng zài jīnsè màitián In the autumn dusk, we wander through golden fields  

冬天雪花飞舞有你 更加温暖 dōngtiān xuěhuā fēiwǔ yǒu nǐ gèngjiā wēnnuǎn When snowflakes fall in the winter, you keep me warm   Key Vocabulary:

Xiao Pingguo – Key Vocab

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