周杰伦 Zhou Jie lun Jay Chou 溫嵐 Wen Lan 祝我生日快乐 Zhu wo sheng ri kuai le Wish me a happy birthday. zhu ni sheng ri kuai le Happy birthday to you. Chinese lyrics, pinyin, English translation. How to say happy graduation in Mandarin, quotes, and The Beatles – Happy Birthday song

Today, we are going to learn an easy song. You can’t believe how easy it is 🙂 I don’t either.

You have a few versions to sing this song.
The easiest one is:

hù nǐ shēngrì kuàilè
Wish you birthday happy


hù nǐ shēngrì kuàilè
Wish you birthday happy

then repeat it as may times as you wish:)
Who said Chinese song is difficult to learn? It is extremely simple and highly repetitive:)

Let’s learn some Chinese phrase usages from the song.

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hù nǐ shēngrì kuàilè
hù (verb, wish) nǐ (pronoun, you) shēngrì (noun, birthday) kuàilè (stative verb or adjective, happy)

Now, let’s apply it to other occasions:
If you are going to graduate, then you will hear people say to you:

hù nǐ bìyè kuàilè
毕业 means graduation

If you are going to marry, then you will hear:

hù nǐ jiéhūn kuàilè
结婚 means to get married

If you want to wish a person happy everyday, then you will say

hù nǐ tiān tiān kuàilè
天天 means everyday

If you are going to have a few days off work due to holiday, then you will be hearing:

hù nǐ fàng jià kuàilè


hù nǐ jiàqī kuàilè
放假 means to have a holiday or vacation; 假期 means vacation

For me I want to say to you, wish you study Chinese happily, then it will be:

hù nǐ xué zhōngwén kuàilè
学中文:学means learn (verb), 中文 (noun) means Chinese language

Next, let’s have a more challenging happy birthday song by Jay Chou! This song is not happy birth day to you, but to me:)

祝我生日快樂 周杰倫&溫嵐

Zhou Jie lun
Jay Chou
Wen Lan

Zhu4 wo3 sheng1 ri4 kuai4 le4
Wish me a happy birthday

wo3 zhi1 dao4 shang1 xin1 bu4 neng2 gai3 bian4 shen2 me5
I know that being sad can’t change anything

na4 me5 rang4 wo3 cheng2 shi2 yi4 dian3
Then, let me be a bit honest

诚实 难免有无法控制的宣泄
cheng2 shi2 nan2 mian3 you3 wu2 fa3 kong4 zhi4 de5 xuan1 xie4
Being honest, inevitably will have uncontrollable release

zhi3 you3 guan1 shang4 liao5 men1 bu2 bi4 li3 shui4
I only have to close the door and don’t need to pay attention to anyone

yi2 ge5 ren2 zuo4 zai4 kong1 de5 bao1 xiang1 li3 mian4
One person sit in a empty box (of the theater, or dining place, or entertainment place)

shou3 ji1 rang4 ta1 xiu1 xi2 yi2 ye4
Let the cell phone rest for one night

na4 shang4 qian1 ge4 qie1 diao4 hui2 yi4 de5 hua4 mian4
Those over one thousand cutting memory scenes

shi2 jian1 yan3 lei4 bu4 neng2 liu2 guo4 shi2 er4 dian3
For the time, after 12 o’clock the tears can’t be shed anymore

sheng1 ri4 kuai4 le4
Happy birthday

wo3 dui4 zi4 ji3 shuo1
I said to myself

la4 zhu2 dian3 liao5
Candles are lit up

ji2 mo4 liang4 liao5
The loneliness is lightened up

sheng1 ri4 kuai4 le4
Happy birthday

lei4 ye3 rong2 liao5
Tears are melted

wo3 yao4 xie4 xie5 ni3 gei3 de5, ni3 na2 zou3 de5 yi2 qie4
I want to thank you for what you gave me and what you took away

huai2 ai4 ni3 de5 yi4 dian3 hen4
I still love you, that bit of hatred

huai2 yao4 shi2 jian1
Still need time

cai2 neng2 ping1 heng2
To balance

mei3 meng4 re4 lian4 shang1 hen2
Beautiful dreams (passionate romance) wounds

huan4 mie4 zhong2 sheng1
Disillusionment appeared again

zhu4 wo3 sheng1 ri4 kuai4 le4
Wish me birthday happy

Translated by Shu

Quotes of birthday:

We know we’re getting old when the only thing we want for our birthday is not to be reminded of it. ~Author Unknown

There is still no cure for the common birthday. ~John Glenn

A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey around the sun. Enjoy the trip. ~Author Unknown

Believing hear, what you deserve to hear:
Your birthday as my own to me is dear…
But yours gives most; for mine did only lend
Me to the world; yours gave to me a friend.

Because time itself is like a spiral, something special happens on your birthday each year: The same energy that God invested in you at birth is present once again. ~Menachem Mendel Schneerson

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional. ~Chili Davis

Thanks to modern medical advances such as antibiotics, nasal spray, and Diet Coke, it has become routine for people in the civilized world to pass the age of 40, sometimes more than once. ~Dave Barry, “Your Disintegrating Body,” Dave Barry Turns 40, 1990

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair. ~Sam Ewing

Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children. ~George Bernard Shaw

In childhood, we yearn to be grown-ups. In old age, we yearn to be kids. It just seems that all would be wonderful if we didn’t have to celebrate our birthdays in chronological order. ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

The first sign of maturity is the discovery that the volume knob also turns to the left. ~Jerry M. Wright

When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not; but my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened. It is sad to go to pieces like this but we all have to do it. ~Mark Twain

You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely. ~Ogden Nash

They say that age is all in your mind. The trick is keeping it from creeping down into your body. ~Author Unknown

We advance in years somewhat in the manner of an invading army in a barren land; the age that we have reached, as the saying goes, we but hold with an outpost, and still keep open communications with the extreme rear and first beginnings of the march. ~Robert Louis Stevenson, “Virginibus Puerisque II,” Virginibus Puerisque, 1881

Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever. ~Don Marquis

Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed. ~Charles Schulz

These quotes come from: http://www.quotegarden.com/birthday.html

The Beatles – Happy Birthday song

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