聖誕

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See also: 圣诞

Chinese[edit]

 
holy; sacred; saint; sage
 
birth; birthday; brag; boast; to increase
trad. (聖誕)
simp. (圣诞)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

聖誕

  1. birth of a sage, a saint, a god, etc.

Hyponyms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

聖誕

  1. Christmas

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 聖誕節 (“Christmas”)
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 聖誕節
Mandarin Beijing 聖誕聖誕節
Taiwan 聖誕聖誕節耶誕耶誕節
Cantonese Guangzhou 聖誕聖誕節老番冬 dated
Hong Kong 聖誕聖誕節老番冬 dated
Taishan 聖誕聖誕節
Min Nan Xiamen 聖誕聖誕節救主誕救主聖誕
Quanzhou 聖誕聖誕節
Zhangzhou 聖誕聖誕節救主誕
Taipei 聖誕聖誕節耶誕耶誕節救主誕
Malaysia 紅毛冬節
Chaozhou 聖誕節

Derived terms[edit]