Chinese Vocabulary for Wintertime

Posted by Lilian Li on Dec 6, 2016

chinese vocabulary about winter


It's December now. In China, December is one of the most cold month in one year. Do you like winter? People always talk about weather and seasons all the time. Today, let's learn some useful Chinese vocabulary and phrases about describing winter time.

Part 1: Words related to Winter

冬天 dōnɡ tiān winter
立冬 lì dōnɡ start of winter
寒假 hán jià winter vacation
小雪 xiǎo xuě light snow
大雪 dà xuě heavy snow
暴雪 bào xuě snowdorm
寒冷 hán lěnɡ cold
大风 dà fēnɡ gale
低温 dī wēn low temperature
感冒 ɡǎn mào catch a cold
暖器 nuǎn qì heater
热汤 rè tānɡ hot soup
滑冰 huá bīnɡ skating
滑雪 huá xuě skiing
壁炉 bì lú fireplace

Part 2: Sentences about winter

Winter is coming.
冬天到了。
dōnɡ tiān dào le.

It has been especially cold this winter.
今年冬天特别冷。
jīn nián dōnɡ tiān tè bié lěnɡ

It snowed today.
今天下雪了。
jīn tiān xià xuě le

Winter vocation is coming, where are you plan to go for vacation?
寒假就要来了,你准备去哪里玩?
hán jià jiù yào lái le, nǐ zhǔn bèi qù nǎ lǐ wán?

This winter vacation, I will go skiing at Harbin with my family.
这个寒假我会和我的家人去哈尔滨滑雪。
zhè ɡe hán jià wǒ huì hé wǒ de jiā rén qù hā ěr bīn huá xuě 。

Beijing's winter is very dry.
北京的冬天很干燥。
běi jīnɡ de dōnɡ tiān hěn ɡān zào。

hē yì wǎn rè tānɡ, huì rànɡ nǐ ɡǎn jué zài hán lěnɡ de dōnɡ tiān yě hěn wēn nuǎn
喝一碗热汤, 会让你感觉在寒冷的冬天也很温暖。
Drink a bottle of hot soup, you will feel warm even in the winter.

bì lú shì xī fānɡ rén dōnɡ tiān qú nuǎn de yì zhǒnɡ shè bèi.
壁炉是西方人冬天取暖的一种设备。
Fireplace is one of the heating equipement in the winter.

tiān qì hěn lěnɡ, yào yù fánɡ ɡǎn mào
天气很冷,要预防感冒。
The weather is very cold, we should prevent colds.

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