今晚就是除夕夜,已经准备好要跟家人围炉团聚了吗?在餐桌上难免有些礼俗,或是遇到长辈们亲切的问候,这时候该怎么说的一口吉祥话,让 Voicetube 教我们吧!中英文对照,还可以顺便教爸妈简单英文对话,增进家人感情呢!(同场加映:

咚咚咚锵~各位 VoiceTuber 新年快乐! 恭喜发财、红包、舞龙舞狮,各种喜气洋洋的词眼都将相继上门了, 这些的英文要怎么说呢? 让VoiceTube马上来教你吧!

新年用语:

Chinese New Year - 农历新年

Happy Chinese New Year 新年快乐

New Year's greetings - 贺年

吉祥话: 

老外问了也可通!这个通常是用在老外问你什么是“五福临门”等等时,你可以回答的用语! 翻译主观,以理解为重,不吝伺教:)

 

Congratulations and be prosperous 恭喜发财

Wishing you prosperity and wealth 恭喜发财

Everlasting peace year after year 岁岁平安

May there be bounty every year 年年有余

May you be blessed with peace and safety in all four seasons! 四季平安

May you be blessed with peace and safety wherever you are! 出入平安

Great fortune and great favor. 大吉大利

May fortune come to your door. 五福临门

We wish you good fortune and may all your wishes come true.吉祥如意

May you welcome happiness with the spring. 迎春纳福

May wealth come generously to you. 财源广进

 

The country is at peace and the people are satisfied. 国泰民安

May your happiness be as broad as the sea. 喜气洋洋

May you have wealth overflowing. 富贵有余

The star of happiness shines brightly above.福星高照

May good fortune find your door. 鸿运临门

过年常听到的单字用语:

red envelope  红包

 

New Year's Money  压岁钱

year-end bonus = December bonus 年终奖金

The Spring Festival  春节

Chinese New Year Festivities  农历春节假期

Chinese New Year’s Eve  除夕夜

 

New Year's Eve Dinner   年夜饭

around the fireplace = surrounding the stove  围炉

bringing in the new year  守岁

incense  香

burn an incense stick  烧香

burn incense and pray  烧香拜佛

religious festival  拜拜

ask the gods for a prophecy  求神问卜

firecracker   鞭炮

set off firecrackers  放鞭炮

 

Red Couplets = New Year couplets  春联

make a New Year's visit =make a ceremonial call   拜年

play mahjong   打麻将

play cards  打牌

 

 

The Lion Dance  舞狮

The Dragon Dance  舞龙

the lunar/solar calendar  农历 / 阳历

sweet glutinous rice pudding = nian gao  年糕

firework  烟火

ancestor  祖先

worship ancestors   祭祖

temple  寺庙

最后,附上一则超搞笑的新年新希望影片,希望大家在国历新年希望失败后,在农历新年再好好坚持吧! Happy Chinese New Year :)

作者: Kimberly Chin  
原文出处:新年说吉祥话! 恭喜发财怎么说?