This rhyme is used for teaching numbers.
I Looked Out Over 2 or 3 Miles
I looked out over 2 or 3 miles*,
4 or 5 houses with smoking chimneys,
6, 7 pavilions,
8, 9, or 10 branches with flowers.
*Not actual miles 1 "li" = 1,640 feet
Yīwàng èrsān lǐ
yīwàng èrsān lǐ,
yān cūn sì, wǔ jiā,
tíng tái liù, qī, zuò,
bā, jiǔ, shí, zhī huā
Thanks to Yi Lin for reciting this rhyme for us!
Thanks and Acknowledgements
Thanks to Yi Lin for sharing this rhyme with us, for helping with the meaning and for reciting it!
M goi! & Xie xie!
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