This song comes from a Chinese Folk Song called 小银船 (Xiao yin chuan). It's also sung in English as follows...

Notes

Sometimes this song is sung in English and Chinese here in the US.

Here's a phonetic Chinese version of the song:

小银船 - Xiao yin chuan

Yeher wahn wahn shiang yi tiao troon qua tien shung.
Troon qua sheen sheen tah ee rahn cheen, ying piau dahng.
Yahng fahng shiang sho she fahng hahng.
Chiah shiao shiao yeen troon wah ahn shung.

You can learn the Chinese version on our Chinese Song pages.

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This song is popular with children's choruses.

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