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Old Man Christmas and Other Purrfect Words in Chinese for the Holidays

The Holidays are upon us! Are you excited? Feeling curious to know how Christmas and the Holidays are celebrated in China? Read on below to discover the purrfect words in Chinese for the Holidays you’ll be learning so you can wish happy holidays to those around you in Mandarin Chinese.

A special world for you!

Well, as you may know, Christmas in China is not quite celebrated the way other Christian – oriented countries celebrate it but the holiday is becoming more and more popular in Chinese, so we’ve put together something special for the occasion: the purrfect words and phrases you need to know to celebrate Christmas and the holidays in Chinese! The special world dedicated to the Holidays is now available on the App and free for all Nincha learners. This special world is available for a limited time only: from the 21st of December 2015 to the 3rd of January 2016. All those that will have finished these Holiday Stages by that date will earn the first ever Nincha Holiday Badge! Make your friends and fellow Nincha learners envious with this exclusive badge! What are you waiting for? 🙂 Click below to get started!

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You will be learning these words in Chinese for the holidays

Ooh, you want to know what you’ll be learning in these stages? Here are some of the words and phrases you’ll see:

  •  节日 jié rì holiday; festival; holidays;
  • 礼物 lǐ wù gift; present;
  • zhù to wish; to express good wishes;
  • 快乐 kuài lè happy; merry;
  • 新年 xīn nián New Year;
  • 圣诞 Shèng dàn Christmas;
  • 圣诞节 Shèng dàn jié Christmas; Christmas season; Christmas time;
  • 圣诞老人 Shèngdàn Lǎorén Santa Claus; Father Christmas;
  • 节日快乐 Jié rì kuài lè  Happy Holidays;
  • 圣诞快乐Shèng dàn kuài lè  Merry Christmas;
  • 新年快乐 Xīn nián kuài lè Happy New Year.

Discover the rest and learn how to use these holiday words and phrases in Chinese on Ninchanese! 

The Nincha Team wishes you  圣诞快乐!

Have great holidays, everyone!

2 replies on “Old Man Christmas and Other Purrfect Words in Chinese for the Holidays”

Thanks for the holiday special, it was fun! When is the full version of Ninchanese going to be released? (^^) I can’t wait!

Hey Andrew, glad you enjoyed the Christmas Holiday Special! The full version of Ninchanese is coming soon! Stay tuned for a few changes and new things 🙂

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