5 Useful Mother’s Day Phrases in Chinese

Hey, kids, don’t just wish Mom “Happy Mother’s Day (母亲节快乐 | 母親節快樂 Mǔqīn jié kuàilè)”—try these 5 Chinese phrases and put an extra smile on her face! 1. Mom, today, let me take care of you for a change! Simplifed 简体字: 妈妈,今天换我来照顾妳! Traditional 繁體字:媽媽,今天換我來照顧妳! Māmā, jīntiān huàn wǒ lái zhàogù nǎi!
  • Today: 今天 Jīntiān
  • Take care: 照顾 | 照顧 Zhàogù
  • Change/Switch: 换 | 換 Huàn
2. Mom, please drink this cup of tea I made for you! Simplifed 简体字: 妈妈,请你喝我为妳泡的茶! Traditional 繁體字:媽媽,請你喝我為妳泡的茶! Māmā, qǐng nǐ hē wǒ wèi nǐ pào de chá!
  • Drink:
  • For you: 为妳 | 為妳 Wèi nǐ
  • To brew tea: 泡茶 Pào chá
3. Mom, look—today I’ve cleaned up my room all by myself! Simplifed 简体字: 妈妈,快看,我今天自己把房间打扫干净了喔! Traditional 繁體字:媽媽,快看,我今天自己把房間打掃乾淨了喔! Māmā, kuài kàn, wǒ jīntiān zìjǐ bǎ fángjiān dǎsǎo gānjìngle ō!
  • Room: 房间 | 房間 Fángjiān
  • Swept/Cleaned: 打扫 | 打掃 Dǎsǎo
  • Clean/Neat: 干净 | 乾淨 Gānjìng
4. Mom, I’ve bought you some of your favourite snacks, so let’s watch your favourite Korean drama together! Simplifed 简体字: 妈妈,我买了一些你最喜欢的零食,一起看你最爱的韩剧吧! Traditional 繁體字:媽媽,我買了一些你最喜歡的零食,一起看你最愛的韓劇吧! Māmā, wǒ mǎile yīxiē nǐ zuì xǐhuān de língshí, yīqǐ kàn nǐ zuìài de hánjù ba!
  • Favourite: 最喜欢的 | 最喜歡的 Zuì xǐhuān de / 最爱的 | 最愛的 Zuì ài de
  • Snack: 零食 Língshí
  • Korean drama: 韩剧 | 韓劇 Hánjù
5. Thanks for everything you’ve done for me, Mom! Can I give you a hug? Simplifed 简体字:妈妈,谢谢妳为我做的一切,我可以抱抱你吗? Traditional 繁體字:媽媽,謝謝妳為我做的一切,我可以抱抱你嗎? Māmā, xièxiè nǐ wèi wǒ zuò de yīqiè, wǒ kěyǐ bào bào nǐ ma?
  • Thank you: 谢谢妳 | 謝謝妳 Xièxiè nǐ
  • Everything you’ve done for me为我做的一切 | 為我做的一切 Wèi wǒ zuò de yīqiè
  • Hug: 抱抱 Bào bào
  • Cuddle/Snuggle: 依偎 Yīwēi
 
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