Chinese Characters

Chinese Vocabulary for Christmas

Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way!
O what fun it is to ride in a one-horse open sleigh
Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way!
O what fun it is to ride in a one-horse open sleigh

Christmas, celebrated most commonly on December 25, is an annual festival around the world. Although it is not a public holiday as we need to work on that day in China, we still use various methods to celebrate it. Therefore, it would be nice if you say Merry Christmas to your Chinese friends. But do you know how to say Merry Christmas in Chinese mandarin?

If you have no idea about it, you should never miss this article. Here I will introduce Christmas vocabulary in Chinese language, with characters, pinyin and audio pronuncitions.

English Chinese Characters Pinyin Pronunciation
Christmas Day 圣诞节 shènɡ dàn jié
Merry Christmas 圣诞节快乐 shènɡ dàn jié kuài lè
Christmas carol 圣诞歌 shènɡ dàn ɡē
Santa Claus 圣诞老人 shènɡ dàn lǎo rén
Christmas party 圣诞晚会 shènɡ dàn wǎn huì
Christmas tree 圣诞树 shènɡ dàn shù
Christmas Present 圣诞礼物 shènɡ dàn lǐ wù
Christmas stocking 圣诞袜 shènɡ dàn wà
Christmas Eve 平安夜 pínɡ ān yè
reindeer 驯鹿 xùn lù
Christmas sales 圣诞促销 shènɡ dàn cù xiāo
chimney 烟囱 yān cōnɡ
Green fruit 平安果 pínɡ ān ɡuǒ

Green fruit is a special way in China to express their blessing and safety wish to friends, as apple, pínɡ ɡuǒ in pinyin, is similar to the sound of  pínɡ ān (safety). We usually give the Green fruit to each other on Christmas Eve.

Above are Christmas vocabularies in Chinese that I collect for you. If you found that I miss somthing, please tell me by commenting. Click here to learn how to celebrate Christmas in China.

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