"Molihua" (Jasmine Flower) is a very popular Chinese folk song from the 18th century.

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Notes

Pinyin Pronunciation of Molihua:

Hǎo yī duo mòlìhuā,
Hǎo yī duo mòlìhuā,
Mǎn yuán huā kāi xiāng yě xiāng bùguò tā,
Wǒ yǒuxīn cǎi yī duo dài
Yòu pà kàn huā de rén er yào jiāng wǒ mà.

Hǎo yī duo mòlìhuā,
Hǎo yī duo mòlìhuā,
Mòlìhuā kāi xuě yě bái bu guò tā,
Wǒ yǒuxīn cǎi yī duo dài,
Yòu pà pángrén xiàohuà.

Hǎo yī duo mòlìhuā,
Hǎo yī duo mòlìhuā,
Mǎn yuán huā kāi bǐ yě bǐ bùguò tā,
Wǒ yǒuxīn cǎi yī duo dài,
Yòu pà láinián bù fāyá.

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There are many versions of this song. You can learn a shorter version of Molihua here.

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Thanks and Acknowledgements

Translation by Lisa Yannucci.

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