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Jan 2010 vocab

Vocabulary list for January 2010 meetup (more to come)

全家团圆
Family gathering for New Year

干杯
Cheers

醉酒的
Drunk

宿醉
sù​zuì​
Hangover

新年新希望
xīn​nián​ xīn​ xī​wàng​
New Year's resolutions

愿望
yuan4 wang4
desire / wish

Used in the content of Chinese new Year / Spring festival, not western New Year

拜年
bai4 nian2
to pay New Year visits ('first foot' for any Scots)

年三十
New Year's Eve

年初一
nian2 chu1 yi1
New Year's Day

年夜饭
nian2 ye4 fan4
New Year meal (on New Year's Eve in China)

Some phrases
我忘了去年的新年新希望.
wo3 wang4 le qu4 nian​2 de xin1 ​nian2​ xin​1 xi1 ​wang4​
I forgot last year's resolutions.

今年我有五个新年新愿望.
jin1 nian2 wo3 you3 wu3 ge xin1 ​nian2​ xin​1 yuan4 wang4
This year I have five new year's resolutions

今年我要更多活动.
jin1 nian2 wo3 yao4 geng4 duo1 huo2 dong4
This year I will exercise more

我想要多陪陪我的家人.
wo3 xiang3 yao4​ duo1​ pei2​ pei​2 wo3​ de jia1 ​ren​2
I would like to spend more time with my family

Table of Contents

Page title Most recent update Last edited by
Using Anki May 14, 2014 9:04 AM steve
Getting to Dolphin Square January 18, 2010 5:32 PM steve
Jan 2010 vocab January 10, 2010 8:51 PM Dave S.
About London Mandarin Learners December 15, 2009 7:26 AM Dave S.

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