New Year vocabulary in Chinese

新年快乐 xīnnián kuàilè Happy New Year
舞蹈 wǔdǎo dance
音乐 yīnyuè music
音乐 tīng yīnyuè listen to music
好听的音乐 Hǎotīng de yīnyuè good music
jiǔ liquor
新年贺词 xīnnián hècí New year greetings
礼物 lǐwù gift
树灯 shùdēng coloured lights
新年树 xīnniánshù New year tree
桔子 júzi orange
新年气氛 xīnnián qìfēn New year atmosphere
焰火 yànhuǒ Fireworks
放鞭炮 fàng biānpào Set off firecrackers
春节联欢晚会 chūnjié liánhuān wǎnhuì Spring Festival Gala (the annual Chinese New Year TV show broadcast by China Central Television)
压岁钱 yāsuìqián New Year’s Money – money in a red envelope (a traditional gift for children for the Chinese New Year)
红包 hóngbāo «Red envelope», envelope with money, cash gift
饺子 jiǎozi dumpling
贴春联 tiē chūnlián stick paired stripes of red paper with New Year’s wishes (Chinese New Year)
回老家 huí lǎojiā go back home, return to parental home

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