聖誕節

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See also: 圣诞节

Chinese[edit]

birth of a sage, saint, god, emperor, etc.; Christmas
 
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”.

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

聖誕節

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

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 聖誕節 (“Christmas”) [map]
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
Penang 紅毛冬節
Philippines (Manila) 聖誕, 聖誕節
Chaozhou 聖誕節

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese 聖誕節

Proper noun[edit]

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

  1. Synonym of クリスマス (Kurisumasu, Christmas) (Christian holiday)

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).