Learn Everyday Chinese #186 Happy Thanksgiving

English Chinese Pronunciation
Happy Thanksgiving 感   恩   節   快   樂 gǎn  ēn  jié  kuài  lè

Learn Everyday Chinese ThanksgivingThanksgiving is coming soon!  “感恩節” means “Thanksgiving” and “快樂” means “happy” in Chinese.  In English, we say “Happy Thanksgiving”.  However, in Chinese, it’s the opposite.  We say “Thanksgiving Happy” or “感恩節快樂“.  Click Here to learn how to use the word “Happy” in Chinese.

In addition, here is a list of Chinese phrases related to Thanksgiving Holidays.

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English Chinese Pronunciation
Thanksgiving Day 感恩節 gǎn ēn jié
Happy Thanksgiving 感恩節快樂 gǎn ēn jié kuài lè
Thanks 謝謝 xiè xiè
Fall 秋季 qiū jì
Family 家人 jiā rén
Friends 好友 hǎo yǒu
Turkey meat 火雞肉 huǒ jī ròu
Gravy 肉醬 ròu jiàng
Stuffing 餡兒 xiàn er
Green beans 青豆 qīng dòu
Cranberry 蔓越莓 màn yuè méi
Cranberry sauce 蔓越莓醬 màn yuè méi jiàng
Pumpkin 南瓜 nán guā
Pumpkin pie 南瓜餅 nán guā bǐng
Potato 馬鈴薯 mǎ líng shǔ
Mashed Potato 馬鈴薯泥 mǎ líng shǔ ní
Corn 玉米 yù mǐ
Squash 瓜類 guā lèi
Leaves 葉子 yè zi
Blessings 祝福 zhù fú
November 十一月 shí yī yuè
Celebrate 慶祝 qìng zhù
Harvest 豐收 fēng shōu
Tradition 傳統 chuán tǒng
Let’s eat 開動吧! kāi dòng ba!

Bonus phrase: Eating turkeys in Thanksgiving.  感恩節火雞 (gǎn ēn jié chī huǒ jī)

You know what? I can’t wait for the Thanksgiving feast coming up and of course, the Black Friday shopping!  I hope y’all have a great and safe holidays and THANK YOU for taking the time to read my blog! Please don’t hesitate to leave a comment if you have any questions.

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Photo credit: Thanksgiving Day Postcard, Flickr by Dave 

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  1. November 23, 2015

    […] yesterday’s post, I shared a list of relevant phrases about Thanksgiving Holidays in Chinese.  This week, I will […]

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