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8 Chinese Christmas Vocabulary Words You Ought To Know

As you tie up your mistletoe, decorate your Xmas tree and feast on gingerbread cookies by the fireplace, we’ve got the top 8 Christmas words you’ve got to know for this holiday!

Just like how we’ve listed out the top phrases for Thanksgiving and Halloween, make sure you’ve got these down for this upcoming holiday!

Grab some eggnog, here goes!

8. 雪橇 (xuě qiāo): sleigh

耶诞老公公搭雪橇来啰

“yé dàn lǎo gōng gōng dā xuě qiāo lái luō”

“Santa Claus is coming on his sleigh

 

7. 北极 ( běi jí): North Pole

中国在北极不拥有任何主权权利

“zhōng guó zài běi jí bù yǒng yǒu rèn hé zhǔ quán quán lì”

“China doesn’t have any sovereign rights in the North Pole

 

6. 槲寄生 (hú jì shēng): mistletoe

槲寄生下,男生可亲吻女生且不会被拒绝

“zài hú jì shēng xià, nán shēng kě qīn wěn nǚ shēng qiě bù huì bèi jù jué”

“Under the mistletoe, a guy can kiss a girl without being rejected”

 

5. 驯鹿 (xùn lù): reindeer

圣诞老人乘着驯鹿雪橇快到啦

“shèng dàn lǎo rén chéng zhe xùn lù xuě qiāo kuài dào la”

“Santa Claus is almost here, riding his reindeer sleigh”

 

4. 礼物 (lǐ wù): gift; present

我们准备了400多份的圣诞新年礼物和大家一起分享圣诞新年的快乐”

“wǒ men zhǔn bèi le 400 duō fèn de shèng dàn xīn nián lǐ wù hé dà jiā yì qǐ fēn xiǎng shèng dàn xīn nián de kuài lè”

“We’ve prepared 400 Christmas and New Year’s gifts for everyone to share the holiday cheer”

3. 圣诞树 (shèng dàn shù): Christmas tree

圣诞节总是和圣诞树、圣诞老人、节日购物、家庭团聚紧紧联系在一起

“shèng dàn jié zǒng shì hé shèng dàn shù, shèng dàn lǎo rén, jié rì gòu wù, jiā tíng tuán jù jǐn jǐn lián xì zài yī qǐ”

“Christmas is always linked with Christmas trees, Santa Claus, holiday shopping and family gatherings”

 

2. 小精灵 (xiǎo jīng líng): elf

小精灵请小朋友回答

xiǎo jīng líng qǐng xiǎo péng yǒu huí dá”

“The elves asked the children to answer”

 

1. 圣诞老人 (shèng dàn lǎo rén): Santa Claus

一名来自西班牙的小姑娘与“圣诞老人”挥手告别

“yī míng lái zì xī bān yá de xiǎo gū niang yǔ “shèng dàn lǎo rén” huī shǒu gào bié”

“A little girl from Spain waved goodbye to Santa Claus

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