Chinese Lesson on Colors 颜色歌Yanse Ge/彩虹歌 Caihong Ge

By Ling-Ling Lisa Shih

Quizlet for Colors in Chinese






、ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
1 彩虹 cǎi hóng rainbow; Classifiers:
2 song; Classifiers: ; to sing; variant of
3 yǒu to have; there is; there are; to exist; to be







5 绿 green




7 没有 沒有 méi yǒu haven’t; hasn’t; doesn’t exist; to not have; to not be
8 黑色 hēi black (color)
9 he2 and
10 白色 bái white (color)

Downloadable Worksheets and Documents:



Cǎihóng gē

红色, 黄色,粉红,绿
hóng sè, huáng sè, fén hóng, lǜ,
zǐ hé chéng
lán hé bái


I can sing a 彩虹,
I can sing a cǎi hóng
sing a 彩虹,
sing a cǎi hóng
sing a 彩虹 too!
sing a cǎi hóng too!

Cai Hong Ge 2_Rainbow Song2_Lyrics in Chinese and Pinyin




Yanse Ge 颜色歌_Lyrics with Pinyin and Chinese Characters

颜色歌 (with beautiful pictures)

Illustrator: My student Aminah
lánlán de tiānkōng
蓝蓝 天空
báibái de  yún
  de cǎo
绿 绿 草地

hóng hóng de huā
 hēi hēi de māo huáng yǎnjing
猫咪 眼睛
chéng de niǎo r tiān shàng fēi
橙色 鸟儿 天上

Vocabulary List for Yanse Ge 颜色歌的生词

ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
1 颜色 顏色 yán color; countenance; appearance; facial expression; pigment; dyestuff
2 song; Classifiers: ; to sing; variant of
3 lán surname Lan; blue; indigo plant
4 de of; ~’s (possessive particle); (used after an attribute); (used to form a nominal expression); (used at the end of a declarative sentence for emphasis)
5 天空 tiānkōng sky
6 bái surname Bai; white; snowy; pure; bright; empty; blank; plain; clear; to make clear;
7 yún (classical) to say; surname Yun; abbr. for Yunnan Province 云南省 ; cloud; Classifiers:
8 绿 green
9 草地 cǎo lawn; meadow; sod; turf; Classifiers:
10 hóng surname Hong; red; popular; revolutionary; bonus
11 huā surname Hua; flower; blossom; Classifiers: ; fancy pattern; florid; to spend (money, time); old variant of ; variant of
12 hēi abbr. for Heilongjiang province 黑龙江 ; black; dark; sinister; secret; shady; illegal; (loanword) to hack (computing)
13 猫咪 貓咪 māo kitty
14 huáng surname Huang or Hwang; yellow; pornographic; to fall through
15 眼睛 yǎn jing eye; Classifiers:
16 橙色 chéng orange (color)
17 鸟儿 鳥兒 niǎo r bird
18 tiān day; sky; heaven
19 shàng on top; upon; above; upper; previous; first (of multiple parts); to climb; to get onto; to go up; to attend (class or university)
20 fēi to fly

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