聖誕節

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Chinese[edit]

birth of a sage, a saint, a god, etc.
 
festival; section; segment; point; part; to economize; to save; temperate
trad. (聖誕節) 聖誕
simp. (圣诞节) 圣诞
Literally: holy birth festival

Etymology[edit]

From 聖誕圣诞 (shèngdàn, “holy birth”) + (jié, “festival”)

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

聖誕節

  1. Christmas (Christian holiday)
    聖誕節快樂 [MSC, trad.]
    圣诞节快乐 [MSC, simp.]
    Shèngdànjié kuàilè! [Pinyin]
    Merry Christmas!
    聖誕節快樂 [Guangzhou Cantonese, trad.]
    圣诞节快乐 [Guangzhou Cantonese, simp.]
    Sing3 daan3 zit3 faai3 lok6! [Jyutping]
    Merry Christmas!
    聖誕節快樂 [Min Nan, trad.]
    圣诞节快乐 [Min Nan, simp.]
    Sèng-tàn-cheh khoài-lo̍k! [Pe̍h-ōe-jī]
    Merry Christmas!

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 6
たん
Grade: 6
せつ
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Proper noun[edit]

聖誕節 ‎(hiragana せいたんせつ, romaji Seitansetsu)

  1. Christmas (Christian holiday)

Synonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

聖誕節 ‎(Seongtanjeol, McCune-Reischauer: Sŏngt'anjŏl, Yale: Sēngthancel) ‎(hangeul 성탄절)

  1. Hanja form? of 성탄절, “Christmas”.