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Chinese V lesson 10-2

Anderson Chinese V
STUDY
PLAY
风俗
custom
怪兽
beast (four-legged animal)
吓人
be frightening
人人皆知
known by everyone
弱点
weak point
见不得
cannot bear to see
家家户户
each and every family
to burn
竹子
bamboo
爆炸
to burst, explode, crackle, pop
声响
sound, noise
发生
to happen
不管
regardless
终于
finally
鞭炮
firecrackers
常识
common knowledge, common sense
象征
to symbolize
元宝
silver or gold ingot (as money used in former times)
年年有余
to rise year after year
庆祝
to celebrate
表演
performance
舞龙
the dragon dance
lion
good fortune, blessing
to reverse; to turn upside down
非常
extremely
to be scared
到处
everywhere
by (passive voice marker)
tight
贴春联
to paste Spring Festival couplets
恭喜发财
Happy New Year!
惊人
frightening
表示
to represent
年夜饭
family reunion dinner on lunar New Year's Eve
由于
because
必不可少
absolutely necessary
食物
food
水饺
dumplings
发财
to make a fortune, to prosper
年糕
lunar New Year's cake
(made with glutinous rice flour)
拜年
to wish a Happy New Year
利用
to take advantage of, to make use of
吉祥话
auspicious words
开门见喜
to open the door to be met by happiness
年年如意
hoping that every year going by your wishes
岁岁平安
May you have peace year after year
热闹
lively, bustling
属.....生肖
to belong to the zodiac (sign) of ...
祭拜祖先
to worship ancestors
玩具
toys
月历
monthly calendar
阴历
lunar calendar
阳历
solar (Gregorian) calendar
到底
on earth, after all
团圆
to reunite