8 things about Frost’s Descent

24节气之霜降——这8个习俗你都知道吗?
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导读:霜降,是秋季的最后一个节气,意味着冬天即将来临。“气肃而霜降,阴始凝也。”可见,“霜降”表示天气逐渐变冷,开始降霜,要注意保暖了噢。

关于“霜降”的八件事,你知道吗?_双语新闻

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Frost’s Descent, (Chinese: 霜降), the 18th solar term of the year, begins this year on Oct 23 and ends on Nov 6.

中国传统的农历把一年分成二十四节气。霜降是一年中第18个节气,w今年从10月23日开始到11月7日结束。

Frost’s Descent is the last solar term of autumn, during which time the weather becomes much colder than before and frost begins to appear.

霜降是秋天的最后一个节气,至此后天气变得比之前更冷,寒霜也开始降临大地。

Here are eight things you should know about Frost’s Descent.

以下是关于霜降节气你应该知道的8个习俗。

1.Frosty autumnFrost consists of white ice crystals of frozen water vapor near the ground. During Frost’s Descent, frost begins to appear. But in the lower reaches of the Yellow River region, frost first appears in late October or early November. As Frost’s Descent comes, the world is filled with the atmosphere of late autumn.

1.寒霜秋日地面附近的水气冷凝成白色冰晶,形成了霜。在霜降期间,开始出现霜冻。但在黄河下游的地区,最早在十月下旬或十一月上旬才出现霜冻。伴随着霜降的到临,万物充满了晚秋的气息。

2.Eating persimmonsEating persimmons during Frost’s Descent can help people resist the cold and protect their bones. In the countryside, people believe that their lips will crack if they don’t eat persimmons during this period.

2.宜吃柿子霜降时期吃柿子能帮助人们抵御寒冷,保护好骨骼。在农村,人们认为霜降不吃柿子,嘴唇会干裂。

3.Eating applesThe apple is one kind of recommended fruit during Frost’s Descent. There are many sayings about apples’ benefits in China, such as "Eat an apple after meals, even old men can be as strong as young men," just as the Western proverb goes, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." Apples can moisten the lungs, quench one’s thirst and help one’s digestion.

3.宜吃苹果在霜降期间,苹果是一种值得推荐的水果。 在中国关于苹果的好处有很多说法,比如“老人饭后一苹果,体格健壮赛小伙”,还有些西部省份的谚语说到:“一天一苹果,医生远离我”。总之,苹果可滋润肺部、润喉解渴、帮助消化。

4. Eating pearsThe pear is another recommended fruit during Frost’s Descent, which can promote the secretion of body liquids, clear away heat and reduce sputum.

4.宜吃吃梨另一个在霜降期间的适宜食用的水果是梨,它可以促进体液分泌、解热去痰。

5. Eating duckIt’s a custom to eat duck on the first day of Frost’s Descent in south Fujian province and Taiwan. There is a saying in Fujian which goes, “Even nourishing all year is not as good as nourishing the human body on the first day of Frost’s Descent.” Eating duck is a way for people there to gain weight.

6.善吃鸭子在霜降的第一天吃鸭子,是福建南部和台湾的一项传统。 在福建有句谚语说到:“一年补透透,不如补霜降”。吃鸭子是人们贴秋膘的一种方法。

6. Eating chestnutsEating chestnuts during Frost’s Descent is beneficial for one’s health. Chestnuts have a warm nature and sweet flavor, and are good for nourishing the spleen and stomach, invigorating the circulation of blood, relieving coughs and reducing sputum.

6.宜吃栗子在霜降期间吃板栗有益身体健康。板栗性温味甜,营养丰富,能很好地健脾养胃,活血,止咳化痰。

7. Eating datesThe date is one of the fruits on the market during Frost’s Descent. Nutritious with a great number of vitamins, dates can nourish the blood, decrease blood pressure, and improve one’s immunity. But eating too many could be harmful. Rotten dates can cause headaches and dizziness or even put people’s lives in danger.

7.适宜吃枣大枣是霜降期间市场上的水果之一。富含维生素的大枣能滋养血液,降低血压,提高人的免疫力,但吃太多对身体有害。腐烂的大枣还会造成头疼眩晕,严重甚至会有生命危险。

8. Frost’s Descent FestivalPeople in areas such as Daxin county in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region celebrate the first day of Frost’s Descent. In the Frost’s Descent Festival, the Zhuang people offer sacrifices, dance and sing folk songs. With a history of more than 360 years, the festival is to commemorate Cen Yuyin, a heroine in battles against foreign aggression.

8.壮族霜降节广西壮族自治区大新县等地的人们会庆祝壮族霜降节第一天。 在壮族霜降节中,壮族人向先人提供祭祀、唱起民歌、欢跳起舞。霜降节历史已逾360年,它的诞生是为了纪念与外国侵略作斗争的巾帼英雄岑玉音。

来源:China Daily爱语吧作者:爱语吧

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