2016年2月9日 星期二

春節新年有關的英文語句

. 2016年2月9日 星期二

春節 The Spring Festival

農曆 lunar calendar

正月lunar January; the first month by lunar calendar

除夕 New Year's Eve; eve of lunar New Year

初一 the beginning of New Year

元宵節 The Lantern Festival


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Customs:

過年 Guo-nian; have the Spring Festival

對聯poetic couplet: two successive rhyming lines in poetry

春聯 Spring Festival couplets

剪紙 paper-cuts

年畫 New Year paintings

買年貨special purchases for the Spring Festival ; do Spring Festival shopping

敬酒 propose a toast

燈籠 lantern: a portable light

煙花 fireworks

爆竹firecrackers (People scare off evil spirits and ghosts with the loud pop.)

紅包red packets (cash wrapped up in red paper, symbolize fortune and wealth in the coming year.)

舞獅lion dance (The lion is believed to be able to dispel evil and bring good luck.)

舞龍dragon dance (to expect good weather and good harvests)

戲曲 traditional opera

雜耍 variety show; vaudeville

燈謎 riddles written on lanterns

燈會 exhibit of lanterns

守歲 staying-up

拜年pay New Year's call; give New Year's greetings; New Year's visit

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