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2015-2-10 15:0:53

盘点和春节有关的英语词汇

春节即将来临,大家一起欢欢乐乐过大年~今天小编也来和大家一起盘点下春节有关的词汇,这些中国特色的节日词汇英语该怎么说呢?


节日相关词汇:

农历 lunar calendar

正月 lunar January; the first month by lunar calendar

除夕 Lunar New Year's Eve

初一 the beginning of New Year

元宵节 the Lantern Festival

习俗相关词汇:

对联 poetic couplet: two successive rhyming lines in poetry

春联 Spring Festival couplets

剪纸 paper-cuts

年画 New Year paintings

买年货 special purchases for the Spring Festival

食物相关词汇:

年糕 rice cake; New Year cake

团圆饭 family reunion dinner

年夜饭 the dinner on New Year's Eve

饺子 Jiao-zi; Chinese meat ravioli

汤圆 dumplings made of sweet rice

八宝饭 Chinese rice pudding

糖果盘 candy tray

糖莲子 candied lotus seed

花生糖 peanut candy

其他词汇:

敬酒 propose a toast

烟花 fireworks

爆竹 firecrackers

红包 red envelopes

灯谜 riddles written on lanterns

灯会 exhibit of lanterns

守岁 staying-up

拜年 make New Year's call

祭祖宗 offer sacrifices to one's ancestors

压岁钱 gift money; money given to children as a Lunar New Year gift

辞旧岁 bid farewell to the old year

扫房 spring cleaning; general house-cleaning

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