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大吉大利过新年:过春节必用的英文表达  

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SpringFestival Words

  GreetingSeason:

  春节 The SpringFestival

  农历 lunarcalendar

  正月 lunarJanuary; the first month by lunar calendar

  除夕 New Year'sEve; eve of lunar New Year

  初一 the beginningof New Year

  元宵节 The LanternFestival

  Food names:

  年糕 Nian-gao;rise cake; New Year cake

  团圆饭 familyreunion dinner

  年夜饭 the dinneron New Year's Eve

  饺子 Jiao-zi;Chinese meat ravioli

  汤圆 Tang-yuan;dumplings made of sweet rice, rolled into balls and stuffed witheither sweet or

  spicyfillings

  八宝饭 eighttreasures rice pudding

  糖果盘 candytray

  什锦糖 assortedcandies - sweet and fortune

  蜜冬瓜 candiedwinter melon - growth and good health

  西瓜子 red melonseed - joy, happiness, truth and sincerity

  金桔 cumquat -prosperity

  糖莲子 candiedlotus seed - many descendents to come

  糖藕 candied lotusroot - fulfilling love relationship

  红枣 red dates -prosperity

  花生糖 peanut candy- sweet

  祝你新的一年快乐幸福 Wishyou happiness and prosperity in the coming year!

  Customs:

  过年 Guo-nian;have the Spring Festival

  对联 poeticcouplet: two successive rhyming lines in poetry

  春联 SpringFestival couplets

  剪纸paper-cuts

  年画 New Yearpaintings

  买年货 specialpurchases for the Spring Festival ; do Spring Festivalshopping

  敬酒 propose atoast

  灯笼 lantern: aportable light

  烟花fireworks

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

  红包 red packets(cash wrapped up in red paper, symbolize fortune and wealth in thecoming year.)

  舞狮 lion dance(The lion is believed to be able to dispel evil and bring goodluck.)

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

  戏曲 traditionalopera

  杂耍 variety show;vaudeville

  灯谜 riddleswritten on lanterns

  灯会 exhibit oflanterns

  守岁staying-up

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

  禁忌taboo

  去晦气 get rid ofthe ill- fortune

  祭祖宗 offersacrifices to one's ancestors

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

  辞旧岁 bid farewellto the old year

  扫房 springcleaning; general house-cleaning

   吉祥话:用英语拜中国年

   金玉满堂:Treasures fill the home

  生意兴隆:Businessflourishes

  岁岁平安:Peace allyear round

  恭喜发财:Wishing youprosperity

  和气生财:Harmonybrings wealth

  心想事成:May allyour wishes come true

  吉祥如意:Everythinggoes well

  国泰民安:The countryflourishes and people live in peace

  招财进宝:Money andtreasures will be plentiful

  一帆风顺:Wishing youevery success

  步步高升:Promotingto a higher position

  出入平安:Safe tripwherever you go


 

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