If you’re no famliiar v this famous ditty, “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” is a song from the 1964 musical film Mary Poppins. It was written by the Sherman Brothers, and also sung by Julie Andrews and Dick valve Dyke (pictured).

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Every kid born in the USA native the 1950s on deserve to recite this for you. Also to this particular day after they’ve long become adults.

For those struggling, here’s the correct pronunciation:


<ˌso͞o pər ˌka lə ˌfra jəˌ lis tikˌ eks pē ˌal ə ˈdō SHəs>

Its exact meaning is heavily debated, however most scholars agree it could stand for extreme happiness and wonderful delight. 😜 It was even added to the Oxford dictionary in 1986!

Now close your eyes and try to order it!


The root of the word are as follows: super- “above”, cali- “beauty”, fragilistic- “delicate”, expiali- “to atone”, and -docious “educable”, with the sum of these components signifying around “atoning for educability through delicate beauty.”

Yawn. We prefer Mary’s an interpretation better.

Here’s a refresher:


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So, just how to interpret this spectacular word right into Chinese? many thanks to our Chinese tutor’s spectacular daughter, Lucy, we have this specatacular translation:

好极了棒极了没致了盖了帽儿了快乐的不得了hǎojíle bàngjíle méizhìle gàilemàorle kuàilèdebùdéliǎo

Got that? No, we didn’t think so. Let’s break it under a little further…

好极了hǎo jí le

棒极了bàng jí le

没致了méi zhì le

盖了帽儿了gài le mào r le

快乐的不得了kuài lè de bù dé liǎo

Say that 5 times fast… i bet it will certainly take part practice.

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January 13, 2019 in ~ 2:15 am

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