The story about the Chinese Zodiac 十二生肖的故事

By Ling-Ling Lisa Shih
From Ling-LingChinese.com

In this post, we will learn the story about Chinese Zodiac and we will also include a song about “Chinese Zodiac” to help you learn the names of 12 animals in the zodiac.  If you can learn to recite the right sequence of the 12 animals, you will be able to figure out the age of your friend of similar age by simply asking about their zodiac sign.

你是属什么的?

Nǐ shì shǔ shénme de?
(In what year [of the 12 animals] are you born?)

我属龙,你呢?

Wǒ shǔ lóng, nǐ ne? (I am a dragon, and you?)
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
1 you (informal, as opposed to courteous )
2 shì is; are; am; yes; to be
3 shǔ to belong to; affiliated with; be born in the year of (one of the 12 animals)
4 什么 什麼 shén me what
5 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)

Here are the twelve animals in Chinese Zodiac:

ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
1 shǔ rat; mouse; Classifiers:
2 niú surname Niu; ox; cow; bull; Classifiers: ; (slang) awesome
3 tiger; Classifiers:
4 rabbit
5 lóng dragon; Classifiers: ; imperial
6 shé snake; serpent; Classifiers:
7 shorse; Classifiers:
8 yáng sheep; goat; Classifiers:
9 hóu monkey; Classifiers:
10 fowl; chicken; Classifiers: ; (slang) prostitute
11 gǒu dog; Classifiers:
12 zhū hog; pig; swine; Classifiers:

The Story of Chinese Zodiac: the-story-about-the-chinese-zodiac_story-in-chinese-characters-and-pinyin

Vocabulary for the story of Chinese Zodiac

ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
1 十二 shí èr twelve; 12
2 生肖 shēngxiào one of the twelve animals symbolic of the earthly branches 地支 ; animal from the Chinese zodiac
3 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)
4 故事 shì story; Classifiers:
6 hěn (adverb of degree); quite; very; awfully
7 jiǔ (long) time; (long) duration of time
8 以前 qián before; formerly; previous; ago
9 yǒu to have; there is; there are; to exist; to be
10 tiān day; sky; heaven
11 人们 人們 rén men people
12 shuō to speak; to say; to explain; to scold; to tell off; a theory (usually in compounds such as 日心说 heliocentric theory)
13 我们 我們 men we; us; ourselves; our
14 yào will; going to (as future auxiliary)
15 xuǎn to choose; to pick; to select; to elect
16 zhǒng
17 动物 動物 dòng animal; Classifiers:
18 作为 作為 zuò wéi ; to act as; as (in the capacity of); qua; to view as; to look upon (sth as); to take sth to be
19 rén man; person; people; Classifiers:
20 一年 nián  each year; one year
21 天下 tiān xià land under heaven; the whole world; the whole of China; realm; rule
22 多少 duōshǎo how many
23 ya (particle equivalent to after a vowel, expressing surprise or doubt)
24 怎么 怎麼 zěn me how
25 classifier for people or objects in general
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
26 France; French; abbr. for 法国 [Fa3 guo2]; Taiwan pr. [Fa4]; law; method; way; Legalist; old variant of ; law
27 ne particle indicating that a previously asked question is to be applied to the preceding word (“What about …?”, “And …?”); particle for inquiring about location (“Where is …?”); particle signaling a pause, to emphasize the preceding words and allow the listener time to take them on board (“ok?”, “are you with me?”); (at the end of a declarative sentence) particle indicating continuation of a state or action; particle indicating strong affirmation
28 这样 這樣 zhèyàng this kind of; so; this way; like this; such
29 ba (modal particle indicating suggestion or surmise); …right?; …OK?; …I presume.
30 dìng to set; to fix; to determine; to decide; to order
31 hǎo good; well; proper; good to; easy to; very; so; (suffix indicating completion or readiness); (of two people) close; on intimate terms
32 一个 一個 a; an
33 日子 zi day; a (calendar) date; days of one’s life
34 zhè this; these; (commonly pr. [zhei4] before a classifier, esp. in Beijing)
35 men plural marker for pronouns, and nouns referring to individuals
36 lái to come; to arrive; to come round; ever since; next
37 报名 報名 bàomíng to sign up; to enter one’s name; to apply; to register; to enroll; to enlist
38 jiù at once; right away; only; just (emphasis); as early as; already; as soon as; then; in that case
39 xiān early; prior; former; in advance; first
40 dào to (a place); until (a time); up to; to go; to arrive; (verb complement denoting completion or result of an action)
41 為, 爲 wéi to be; for; to
42 māo cat; Classifiers:
43 and; together with
44 老鼠 lǎo shǔ rat; mouse; Classifiers:
45 shì is; are; am; yes; to be
46 邻居 鄰居 lín neighbor; next door; Classifiers:
47 yòu (once) again; also; both… and…; and yet; (used for emphasis) anyway
48 好朋友 hǎopéngyou good friend; (slang) a visit from Aunt Flo (menstrual period)
49 它们 它們 men they (for inanimate objects)
50 dōu all; both; entirely; (used for emphasis) even; already; (not) at all
51 xiǎng to think; to believe; to suppose; to wish; to want; to miss (feel wistful about the absence of sb or sth)
52 to go; to go to (a place); (of a time etc)
53 咱们 咱們 men we; us
54 děi have to; must
55 一早 zǎo early in the morning; at dawn
56 起来 起來 lai to stand up; to get up; also pr. [qi3 lai2]
57 可是 shì but; however; (used for emphasis) indeed
58 I; me; my
59 ài to love; to be fond of; to like; affection; to be inclined (to do sth); to tend to (happen)
60 shuì to sleep; to lie down
61 lǎn lazy
62 jiào a nap; a sleep; Classifiers:
63 怎么办 怎麼辦 zěn mebàn what’s to be done
64 bié surname Bie; to leave; to depart; to separate; to distinguish; to classify; other; another; do not; must not; to pin; to stick (sth) in
65 着急 著急 zháo to worry; to feel anxious; Taiwan pr. [zhao1 ji2]
66 you (informal, as opposed to courteous )
67 尽管 儘管 jǐn guǎn despite; although; even though; in spite of; unhesitatingly; do not hesitate (to ask, complain etc); (go ahead and do it) without hesitating
68 big; huge; large; major; great; wide; deep
69 醒来 醒來 xǐng lái to waken
70 jiào to shout; to call; to order; to ask; to be called; by (indicates agent in the passive mood)
71 一块儿 一塊兒 kuài r together
72 tīng to listen; to hear
73 le (modal particle intensifying preceding clause); (completed action marker)
74 高兴 高興 gāo xìng happy; glad; willing (to do sth); in a cheerful mood
75 真是 zhēn shi indeed; truly; (coll.) (used to express disapproval, annoyance etc about sth)
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
76 谢谢 謝謝 xiè xie to thank; thanks; thank you
77 那天 tiān that day; the other day
78 早晨 zǎochén early morning; Classifiers:
79 早就 zǎo jiù already at an earlier time
80 it
81 guāng light; ray; Classifiers: ; bright; only; merely; to use up
82 想到 xiǎngdào to think of; to call to mind; to anticipate
83 自己 oneself; one’s own
84 shì matter; thing; item; work; affair; Classifiers:
85 to hold; to contain; to grasp; to take hold of; handle; particle marking the following noun as a direct object; classifier for objects with handle; classifier for small objects: handful
86 gěi to; for; for the benefit of; to give; to allow; to do sth (for sb); (grammatical equivalent of ); (grammatical equivalent of ); (sentence intensifier)
87 wàng to forget; to overlook; to neglect
88 结果 結果 jiē guǒ to bear fruit; consequently; as a result; Classifiers:
89 bèi by; (indicates passive-voice clauses); (literary)
90 shàng on top; upon; above; upper; previous; first (of multiple parts); to climb; to get onto; to go up; to attend (class or university)
91 因为 因為 yīn wèi because; owing to; on account of
92 起床 chuáng to get out of bed; to get up
93 tài highest; greatest; too (much); very; extremely
94 chí late; delayed; slow
95 děng  to wait for; to await
96 gǎn to overtake; to catch up with; to hurry; to rush; to try to catch (the bus etc); to drive (cattle etc) forward; to drive (sb) away; to avail oneself of (an opportunity); until
97 到时 到時 dào shí at that (future) time
98 already; to stop; then; afterwards
99 选定 選定 xuǎndìng to select; to choose; to settle on
100 没有 沒有 méi yǒu haven’t; hasn’t; doesn’t exist; to not have; to not be
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
101 shēng to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; raw; uncooked; student
102 gas; air; smell; weather; to make angry; to annoy; to get angry; vital energy; qi
103 guài bewildering; odd; strange; uncanny; devil; monster; to wonder at; to blame
104 cóng from
105 以后 以後 hòu after; later; afterwards; following; later on; in the future
106 jiàn to see; to meet; to appear (to be sth); to interview
107 就要 jiù yào will; shall; to be going to
108 chī to eat; to consume; to eat at (a cafeteria etc); to eradicate; to destroy; to absorb; to suffer; to stammer (Taiwan pr. for this sense is [ji2])
109 只好 zhǐ hǎo had better; without any better option; to have to; to be forced to
110 拼命 pīn mìng to do one’s utmost; with all one’s might; at all costs; (to work or fight) as if one’s life depends on it
111 de -ly; structural particle: used before a verb or adjective, linking it to preceding modifying adverbial adjunct
112 táo to escape; to run away; to flee
113 现在 現在 xiàn zài now; at present; at the moment; modern; current; nowadays
114 还是 還是 hái shi or; still; nevertheless; had better
115 知道 zhī dào to know; to become aware of; also pr. [zhi1 dao5]
116 which
117 ma (question particle for “yes-no” questions)
118 niú surname Niu; ox; cow; bull; Classifiers: ; (slang) awesome
119 老虎 lǎo tiger; Classifiers:
120 兔子 zi hare; rabbit; Classifiers:
121 lóng dragon; Classifiers: ; imperial
122 shé snake; serpent; Classifiers:
123 horse; Classifiers:
124 yáng  sheep; goat; Classifiers:
125 hóu monkey; Classifiers:
126 fowl; chicken; Classifiers: ; (slang) prostitute
127 gǒu dog; Classifiers:
128 zhū hog; pig; swine; Classifiers:
129 ràng to yield; to permit; to let sb do sth; to have sb do sth; to make sb (feel sad etc); by (indicates the agent in a passive clause, like )
130 小小 xiǎoxiǎo very small; very few; very minor
131 pái a row; a line; to set in order; to arrange; to line up; to eliminate; to drain; to push open; platoon; raft; classifier for lines, rows etc
132 zài (located) at; (to be) in; to exist; in the middle of doing sth; (indicating an action in progress)
133 第一名 míng  First place
134 这里 這裡 zhè here
135  also; too
136 to rise; to raise; to get up; to set out; to start; to appear; to launch; to initiate (action); to draft; to establish; to get (from a depot or counter); verb suffix, to start; starting from (a time, place, price etc); classifier for occurrences or unpredictable events: case, instance; classifier for groups: batch, group
137 zǎo early; morning; Good morning!; long ago; prematurely
138 niú  ox
139 路上 shang on the road; on a journey; road surface
140 碰到 pèngdào to come across; to run into; to meet; to hit
141 个头 個頭 tóu size; height
142 mài to take a step; to stride
143 步子 zi step; pace
144 xiǎo small; tiny; few; young
145 pǎo to run; to run away; to escape; to run around (on errands etc); (of a gas or liquid) to leak or evaporate; (verb complement) away; off
146 上气不接下气 上氣不接下氣 shàng jiēxià not enough breath (idiom); to gasp for breath
147 cái only; only then
148 刚刚 剛剛 gānggang just recently; just a moment ago
149 跟上 gēnshàng to catch up with; to keep pace with
150 心里 心裡 xīn li chest; heart; mind
151 路还远 路還遠  hái yuǎn  It is still a way to go; Literally translated, “the road is still far”
152 着呢 著呢 zhe ne comes at the end of the sentence to indicate a strong degree; quite; rather
153 kuài soon; almost
154 (negative prefix); not; no
155 dòng (of sth) to move; to set in movement; to displace; to touch; to make use of; to stir (emotions); to alter; abbr. for 动词 , verb
156 can; may; able to; to approve; to permit; to suit; (particle used for emphasis) certainly; very
157 脑子 腦子 nǎo zi brains; mind; Classifiers:
158 chū to go out; to come out; to occur; to produce; to go beyond; to rise; to put forth; to happen; classifier for dramas, plays, operas etc
159 主意 zhǔ yi plan; idea; decision; Classifiers: [ge4]; Beijing pr. [zhu2 yi5]
160 duì to; right; correct; to adjust; to fit; to suit; to answer; to reply; classifier: couple
161 哥哥 ge older brother; Classifiers:
162 chàng to sing; to call loudly; to chant
163 song; Classifiers: ; to sing
164 ā interjection of surprise; Ah!; Oh!
165 expression of surprise
166 mile (unit of length equal to 1,609.344 m); old form of modern 英里
167 méi (negative prefix for verbs); have not; not
168 听见 聽見 tīng jiàn to hear
169 é to chant
170 嗓门
sǎng voice; windpipe
171 thin or slender; finely particulate; thin and soft; fine; delicate; trifling; (of a sound) quiet; frugal
172 to ride (an animal or bike); to sit astride; classifier for saddle-horses
173 脖子 zi neck; Classifiers:
174 xíng to walk; to go; to travel; a visit; temporary; makeshift; current; in circulation; to do; to perform; capable; competent; effective; all right; OK!; will do; behavior; conduct; Taiwan pr. [xing4] for the behavior-conduct sense
175 luó
176 沿着 沿著 yán zhe to go along; to follow
177  

 

tuǐ

 

 leg; Classifiers: ; hip bone; old variant of
178 一直 zhí straight (in a straight line); continuously; always; from the beginning of … up to …; all along
179 to crawl; to climb; to get up or sit up
180 驮着

 

馱著  tuózhe  to carry on one’s back
181 zǒu to walk; to go; to run; to move (of vehicle); to visit; to leave; to go away; to die (euph.); from; through; away (in compound verbs, such as 撤走 ); to change (shape, form, meaning)
182 舒服 shū fu comfortable; feeling well
183 摇头晃脑 搖頭晃腦 yáo tóuhuàngnǎo bobbing one’s head in a self-satisfied manner (idiom)
184 zhēn really; truly; indeed; real; true; genuine
185 guò  to cross; to go over; to pass (time); to celebrate (a holiday); to live; to get along; excessively; too-
186 小河 xiǎo brook
187

shān

to climb

a mountain

188 slope; Classifiers: ; sloping; slanted
189 jià to harness; to draw (a cart etc); to drive; to pilot; to sail; to ride
190 快点儿 快點兒 kuàidiǎn r hurry up
191 牛一聽 niú tīng  As soon as the ox heard it…
192  happy; cheerful; to laugh
193 to let go; to cast; to let loose; to discharge; to give expression to
194 kāi to open; to start; to turn on; to boil;
195 four; 4
196 tiáo classifier for long thin things (ribbon, river, road, trousers etc)
197 tuǐ leg; Classifiers: ; hip bone; old variant of
198 使劲 使勁 shǐ jìn to exert all one’s strength
199 地方 fāng place; region; regional (away from the central administration); local
200 kàn to see; to look at; to read; to watch; to visit; to call on; to consider; to regard as; to look after; to treat (an illness); to depend on; to feel (that); (after verb) to give it a try; Watch out! (for a danger)
201 shéi who; also pr. [shui2]
202 昂昂 áng áng high-spirited; brave-looking
203 hai  still
204 话说 話說 huàshuō speak; say; to discuss; to recount
205 wán to finish; to be over; whole; complete; entire
206 bèng to jump; to bounce; to hop
207 地上 shang on the ground; on the floor
208 zhī (onom.) creaking or groaning
209 liū to slip away; to escape in stealth; to skate
210 蹿 cuān to leap up; (coll.) to gush out; to spurt out
211 前面 qiánmiàn ahead; in front; preceding; above
212 receive; obtain
213 第二名 èrmíng  the second place
214 所以 suǒ therefore; as a result; so; the reason why
215 in
216 zuì most; the most; -est (superlative suffix)


Chinese Zodiac in the Shape of Animal

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The Story of Chinese Zodiac 十二生肖的故事

十二生肖歌

水果冰淇淋_十二生肖歌–歌词

In Traditional Chinese

水果冰淇淋—十二生肖歌 歌詞

鼠牛虎兔 龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
鼠牛虎兔 龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
小小老鼠愛鑽洞 牛伯伯勤做工
老虎先生真威風 小白兔愛吃紅蘿蔔
鼠牛虎兔 龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
鼠牛虎兔 龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
龍爺爺天上飛飛飛 小蛇姐姐扭扭扭
小馬哥哥到處跑 小羊妹妹愛吃草
鼠牛虎兔 龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
鼠牛虎兔 龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
【空拍四拍】
猴子叔叔愛跳舞 雞婆婆咕咕咕
小狗弟弟汪汪汪 小豬寶寶齁齁齁
鼠牛虎兔 龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
鼠牛虎兔 龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
鼠牛虎兔 龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
鼠牛虎兔 龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
【間奏兩個八拍】
小小老鼠愛鑽洞 牛伯伯勤做工
老虎先生真威風 小白兔愛吃紅蘿蔔
龍爺爺天上飛飛飛 小蛇姐姐扭扭扭
小馬哥哥到處跑 小羊妹妹愛吃草
鼠牛虎兔 龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
鼠牛虎兔 龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
猴子叔叔愛跳舞 雞婆婆咕咕咕
小狗弟弟汪汪汪 小豬寶寶齁齁齁
鼠牛虎兔 龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
鼠牛虎兔 龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
鼠牛虎兔 龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬
鼠牛虎兔 龍蛇馬羊猴雞狗豬

In Simplified Chinese Characters:

水果冰淇淋—十二生肖歌 歌词

鼠牛虎兔 龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪
鼠牛虎兔 龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪
小小老鼠爱钻洞 牛伯伯勤做工
老虎先生真威风 小白兔爱吃红萝卜
鼠牛虎兔 龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪
鼠牛虎兔 龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪
龙爷爷天上飞飞飞 小蛇姐姐扭扭扭
小马哥哥到处跑 小羊妹妹爱吃草
鼠牛虎兔 龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪
鼠牛虎兔 龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪
【空拍四拍】
猴子叔叔爱跳舞 鸡婆婆咕咕咕
小狗弟弟汪汪汪 小猪宝宝齁齁齁
鼠牛虎兔 龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪
鼠牛虎兔 龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪
鼠牛虎兔 龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪
鼠牛虎兔 龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪
龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪
【间奏两个八拍】
小小老鼠爱钻洞 牛伯伯勤做工
老虎先生真威风 小白兔爱吃红萝卜
龙爷爷天上飞飞飞 小蛇姐姐扭扭扭
小马哥哥到处跑 小羊妹妹爱吃草
鼠牛虎兔 龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪
龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪
鼠牛虎兔 龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪
龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪
龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪
猴子叔叔爱跳舞 鸡婆婆咕咕咕
小狗弟弟汪汪汪 小猪宝宝齁齁齁
鼠牛虎兔 龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪
鼠牛虎兔 龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪
鼠牛虎兔 龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪
鼠牛虎兔 龙蛇马羊猴鸡狗猪

In Pinyin and Chinese Characters: chinese-zodiac-song_lyrics

shí èr  shēng xiào   
十二 生肖 歌 歌词

shǔ  niú   lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
鼠 牛虎兔 龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

shǔ  niú   lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
鼠 牛虎兔 龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

xiǎo xiǎo  lǎo shǔ  ài  zuān dòng  niú  bo  qín  zuò gōng
小小 老鼠 爱 钻洞 牛 伯伯 勤 做工

lǎo   xiān sheng  zhēn  wēi fēng  xiǎo bái    ài  chī  hóng luó bo
老虎 先生 真 威风 小白 兔 爱 吃 红萝卜

shǔ  niú   lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
鼠 牛虎兔 龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

shǔ  niú   lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
鼠 牛虎兔 龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

lóng  ye  tiān shàng  fēi  fēi  fēi  xiǎo  shé  jiě jie  niǔ  niǔ  niǔ
龙 爷爷 天上 飞 飞 飞 小 蛇 姐姐 扭 扭 扭

xiǎo   ge  dào chù  pǎo  xiǎo yáng  mèi mei  ài  chī  cǎo
小马 哥哥 到处 跑 小羊 妹妹 爱 吃 草

shǔ  niú   lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
鼠 牛虎兔 龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

shǔ  niú   lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
鼠 牛虎兔 龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

kòng pāi   pāi
【 空拍四 拍 】

hóu zi  shū shu  ài  tiào     po     
猴子 叔叔 爱 跳舞 鸡 婆婆 咕 咕 咕

xiǎo gǒu  di  wāng wāng  wāng  xiǎo  zhū  bǎo bǎo  hōu  hōu  hōu
小狗 弟弟 汪汪 汪 小 猪 宝宝 齁 齁 齁

shǔ  niú   lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
鼠 牛虎兔 龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

shǔ  niú   lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
鼠 牛虎兔 龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

shǔ  niú   lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
鼠 牛虎兔 龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

shǔ  niú   lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
鼠 牛虎兔 龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

jiān zòu  liǎng      pāi
【 间奏 两 个 八 拍 】

xiǎo xiǎo  lǎo shǔ  ài  zuān dòng  niú  bo  qín  zuò gōng
小小 老鼠 爱 钻洞 牛 伯伯 勤 做工

lǎo   xiān sheng  zhēn  wēi fēng  xiǎo bái    ài  chī  hóng luó bo
老虎 先生 真 威风 小白 兔 爱 吃 红萝卜

lóng  ye  tiān shàng  fēi  fēi  fēi  xiǎo  shé  jiě jie  niǔ  niǔ  niǔ
龙 爷爷 天上 飞 飞 飞 小 蛇 姐姐 扭 扭 扭

xiǎo   ge  dào chù  pǎo  xiǎo yáng  mèi mei  ài  chī  cǎo
小马 哥哥 到处 跑 小羊 妹妹 爱 吃 草

shǔ  niú   lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
鼠 牛虎兔 龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

shǔ  niú   lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
鼠 牛虎兔 龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

hóu zi  shū shu  ài  tiào     po     
猴子 叔叔 爱 跳舞 鸡 婆婆 咕 咕 咕

xiǎo gǒu  di  wāng wāng  wāng  xiǎo  zhū  bǎo bǎo  hōu  hōu  hōu
小狗 弟弟 汪汪 汪 小 猪 宝宝 齁 齁 齁

shǔ  niú   lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
鼠 牛虎兔 龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

shǔ  niú   lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
鼠 牛虎兔 龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

shǔ  niú   lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
鼠 牛虎兔 龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

shǔ  niú   lóng shé   yáng  hóu    gǒu  zhū
鼠 牛虎兔 龙蛇马 羊 猴 鸡 狗 猪

ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
1 十二 shí èr twelve; 12
2 生肖 shēngxiào one of the twelve animals symbolic of the earthly branches 地支 ; animal from the Chinese zodiac
3 song; Classifiers: ; to sing
4 歌词 歌詞 song lyric; lyrics
5 shǔ rat; mouse; Classifiers:
6 niú surname Niu; ox; cow; bull; Classifiers: ; (slang) awesome
7 tiger; Classifiers:
8 rabbit
9 lóng surname Long; dragon; Classifiers: ; imperial
10 shé snake; serpent; Classifiers:
11 surname Ma; abbr. for Malaysia 马来西亚 ; horse; Classifiers: ; horse or cavalry piece in Chinese chess; knight in Western chess
12 yáng surname Yang; sheep; goat; Classifiers:
13 hóu monkey; Classifiers:
14 fowl; chicken; Classifiers: ; (slang) prostitute
15 gǒu dog; Classifiers:
16 zhū hog; pig; swine; Classifiers:
17 牛虎兔 niú
18 龙蛇马 龍蛇馬 lóng shé
19 小小 xiǎo xiǎo very small; very few; very minor
20 老鼠 lǎo shǔ rat; mouse; Classifiers:
21 ài to love; to be fond of; to like; affection; to be inclined (to do sth); to tend to (happen)
22 钻洞 鑽洞 zuān dòng to bore a hole
23 伯伯 bo father’s elder brother; uncle
24 qín diligent; industrious; hardworking; frequent; regular; constant;
25 做工 zuò gōng to work with one’s hands; manual work; workmanship
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
26 老虎 lǎo tiger; Classifiers:
27 先生 xiānsheng Mister (Mr.); teacher; husband; doctor (dialect); Classifiers:
28 zhēn really; truly; indeed; real; true; genuine
29 威风 威風 wēi fēng might; awe-inspiring authority; impressive
30 小白 xiǎo bái (slang) novice; greenhorn; fool; idiot; abbr. for 小白脸 , pretty boy
31 chī to eat; to consume; to eat at (a cafeteria etc); to eradicate; to destroy; to absorb; to suffer; to stammer (Taiwan pr. for this sense is [ji2])
32 红萝卜 紅蘿蔔 hóng luóbo carrot; radish
33 爷爷 爺爺 ye (coll.) father’s father; paternal grandfather; Classifiers:
34 天上 tiān shàng in the sky; celestial; heavenly
35 fēi to fly
36 xiǎo small; tiny; few; young
37 姐姐 jiě jie older sister; Classifiers:
38 niǔ to turn; to twist; to wring; to sprain; to swing one’s hips
39 小马 小馬 xiǎo colt; pony
40 哥哥 ge older brother; Classifiers:
41 到处 到處 dào chù everywhere
42 pǎo to run; to run away; to escape; to run around (on errands etc); (of a gas or liquid) to leak or evaporate; (verb complement) away; off
43 小羊 xiǎo yáng lamb
44 妹妹 mèi mei younger sister; young woman; Classifiers:
45 cǎo grass; straw; manuscript; draft (of a document); careless; rough; Classifiers:
46 空拍四 kòng pāi
47 pāi to pat; to clap; to slap; to swat; to take (a photo); to shoot (a film); racket (sports); beat (music)
48 猴子 hóu zi monkey; Classifiers:
49 叔叔 shū shu father’s younger brother; uncle; Taiwan pr. [shu2 shu5]; Classifiers: [ge4]
50 跳舞 tiào to dance
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
51 婆婆 po husband’s mother; mother-in-law; grandma
52 (onom.) for the sound of a bird, an empty stomach etc
53 小狗 xiǎo gǒu pup; puppy
54 弟弟 di younger brother; Classifiers:
55 汪汪 wāngwāng gleaming with tears; woof woof (sound of a dog barking); (literary) (of a body of water) broad and deep
56 wāng surname Wang; expanse of water; ooze; (onom.) bark; classifier for liquids: pool, puddle
57 宝宝 寶寶 bǎo bǎo darling; baby
58 hōu snore; thirsty from salty food
59 间奏 間奏 jiān zòu interlude (music)
60 liǎng two; both; some; a few; tael, unit of weight equal to 50 grams (modern) or 1⁄16 of a catty (old)
61 individual; this; that; size; classifier for people or objects in general
62 eight; 8
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