end; extremity; item; port; to hold sth. level with both hands; to carry; regular
|11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 7th earthly branch; noon|
|simp. and trad.
From 端 (duān, “opening”) + 午 (wǔ, “seventh earthly branch”). The name refers both to the original day of the festival, the first seventh-day (午日) in the fifth lunar month (五月) of the traditional Chinese calendar, and the month itself which was also known from its position in the earthly branch cycle as 午 (wǔ).
- Cantonese (Jyutping): dyun1 ng5
- Gan (Wiktionary): don1 u
- Min Dong (BUC): Duăng-ngū
- Min Nan (POJ): Toan-ngó͘
- Min Dong
- Min Nan
- (～節) Dragon Boat Festival, which now occurs on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar