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Dec212016

Country: China

Language: Xinès

Place: China and East Asia

Dongzhi Festival

Learn to pronounce words associated with the Chinese Winter Solstice Festival

The Dōngzhì (冬至) or Winter Solstice Festival is one of the most important festivals celebrated by the Chinese and other East Asians on or around the 22nd of December each year.

Traditionally, Dongzhi is also a time for the family to get together. In our special pronunciation guide, learn some of the most common terms in Mandarin Chinese which are used around the time of the festival. You'll find how to pronounce 'tangyuan' (湯圓) or balls of glutinous rice, and other foods which are commonly eaten at this time of year. You'll also find out how to say words like 'family' and 'ancestor' in Chinese.

Note that where available we have used Mandarin Chinese expressions.

Photo: avlxyz 汤圆 Cooking Tang Yuan via photopin (license)

Tags: China | Dongzhi | winter | Chinese. Solstice

Dongzhi Festival

List of terms associated with the Dongzhi Festival. Click on the words for a translation where available

  • Pronunciació de 冬至 冬至 [zh]
  • Pronunciació de 湯圓 湯圓 [zh]
  • Pronunciació de 冬季 冬季 [zh]
  • Pronunciació de 祖先 祖先 [zh]
  • Pronunciació de 家庭 家庭 [zh]
  • Pronunciació de 冻疮 冻疮 [zh]
  • Pronunciació de 米酒 米酒 [zh]
  • Pronunciació de 白饭 白饭 [zh]
  • Pronunciació de 桂花 桂花 [zh]
  • Pronunciació de 酒酿圆子 酒酿圆子 [zh]
  • Pronunciació de 鸡 [zh]
  • Pronunciació de 鸭 [zh]
  • Pronunciació de 乌龟 乌龟 [zh]
  • Pronunciació de 猪 [zh]
  • Pronunciació de 牛 [zh]
  • Pronunciació de 羊 [zh]
  • Pronunciació de 节 [zh]