If you’re looking for Chinese song lyrics with Pinyin to celebrate mothers, 世上只有妈妈好 / 世上只有媽媽好 is a timeless classic. This Chinese Mother’s Day song translates to “In This World, Only Mama Is Good”, and you can hear the lovely song in this post.
I’ve also typed up the song lyrics for 世上只有妈妈好 / 世上只有媽媽好 in simplified Chinese and traditional Chinese with Pinyin and English translations.
世上只有妈妈好 / 世上只有媽媽好 Chinese song lyrics
Here are the song lyrics in simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese (if different), Hanyu Pinyin, and English. Download a printable copy at the end of this post!
世上只有妈妈好 / 世上只有媽媽好 (Shìshàng zhǐyǒu māmā hǎo) In this world, only mama is good 有妈的孩子像块宝 / 有媽的孩子像塊寶 (Yǒu mā de háizi xiàng kuài bǎo) A child with a mom is like having a piece of treasure 投进了妈妈的怀抱 / 投進了媽媽的懷抱 (Tóu jìnle māmā de huáibào) Run into your mom's embrace 幸福享不了 (Xìngfú xiǎng bùliǎo) You will enjoy endless happiness! 世上只有妈妈好 / 世上只有媽媽好 (Shìshàng zhǐyǒu māmā hǎo) In this world, only mama is good 没妈的孩子像根草 / 沒媽的孩子像根草 (Méi mā de háizi xiàng gēn cǎo) Without mom, you are like a blade of grass 离开妈妈的怀抱 / 離開媽媽的懷抱 (Líkāi māmā de huáibào) Away from mom's embrace 幸福哪里找 / 幸福哪裡找 (Xìngfú nǎlǐ zhǎo) Where will you find happiness?
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世上只有妈妈好 / 世上只有媽媽好 Music videos with lyrics
Here is a video of a sweet 6-year-old girl, 唐子宜 (Tángzi yí), singing the 世上只有妈妈好 / 世上只有媽媽好 song in Mandarin Chinese. Subtitles are in simplified Chinese with no Pinyin.
世上只有妈妈好/ 世上只有媽媽好 Guzheng performance
You might also enjoy the beautiful 世上只有妈妈好/ 世上只有媽媽好 melody from this guzheng solo 古筝独奏 /古箏獨奏 (gǔzhēng dúzòu). Guzheng is a traditional Chinese string instrument that is played by plucking.
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Variations to 世上只有妈妈好 / 世上只有媽媽好 song lyrics
Since my children love my husband and think he’s the best dad, we often sing the song twice, the second time substituting 妈妈 for 爸爸 (bàbà / daddy).
My children also like to add in 姐姐 (jiějiě / big sister), 弟弟 (dìdì / little brother), and 耶稣 (Yēsū / Jesus) to the lyrics.
Who’s the best person in your word? Can you think of anyone special to spotlight in the 世上只有妈妈好 song lyrics?
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世上只有妈妈好 / 世上只有媽媽好 on iTunes
There are many versions of the 世上只有妈妈好 song on Apple Music. This version by Yuan Xueer is slow, clear, and easy to understand.
世上只有妈妈好 /世上只有媽媽好 printable song lyrics
In addition to printable 世上只有妈妈好 /世上只有媽媽好 song lyrics, I’ve also created a Chinese writing worksheet for children and parents.
To make writing extra fun, consider letting your child write with their favorite pen or pencil. My daughter had fun writing with sparkly gel pens and decorating the song lyrics with heart and gem stickers!
Click on the buttons below for the 世上只有妈妈好 /世上只有媽媽好 lyrics and writing worksheets in Chinese, Pinyin, and English translations.
Tip: Print after downloading the PDF files to your computer. Printing directly from a webpage may result in missing Chinese characters or other problems.