My Dear Mama

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Country: China
Language: Mandarin

A loving, Manarin-language parent-appreciation song found on the Francis Corpataux recording, Les Chants Des Enfants Du Monde Vol. 5: Tribal Minorities of China.
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Woh dee hau mamaya, ya bahauwhe dau tya

Lao dong yong yee tyeh, doh moh seem kuyah

Mama mama kwai dotyah (2x),

Shing fuh deytah,

Yahwuh ching ching lee bah (2x)

Woh dee hau mama

[Thanks to Jun Ma for the transliteration.][/wpspoiler]
[wpspoiler name=”Lyrics of All Around This World version”  style=”aatw-other” open=”true”]Oh my dear mama, mama you work so hard
taking care of everything, oh my dear mama
Mama you must be so tired
Mama you must be so tired
Oh my dear mama
I want to kiss you mama, I want to kiss you mama,
Oh my dear mama
Oh my dear papa, papa you work so hard
taking care of everything, oh my dear papa
Papa you must be so tired
Papa you must be so tired
Oh my dear papa
I want to kiss you papa, I want to kiss you papa,
Oh my dear papa[/wpspoiler]

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