DONGZHI

冬 至

(Dōng Zhì)

DongZhi in China v.s. Winter Solstice

Have you heard of DongZhi or any China’s Solar Terms?

If someone told you the word DongZhi, you could connect it with the Winter Solstice. The word “DongZhi” was transliterated from its Chinese name “冬至 (Dōng Zhì) by removing the top tone symbols.

It was set to be one of the traditional Chinese Festivals much earlier in ancient China to notice that the coldest time has come and to remind people for well keeping warm and dietary supplementation in winter.”

Know More About DongZhi Food And Traditionas

Similar to many festivals around the world, Chinese traditional festival of DongZhi has its own typical traditional food that MUST-EAT on that day. But they varied from the north to the south and the west to the east in China. So what are the most popular DongZhi food in China and do you know why they have to be tasted at the DongZhi festival?

Keep reading DongZhi stories as below to get more concepts on the Chinese word for DongZhi as well as various Chinese cultures and customs. Hope you get enjoyed. 😛

❄️ KNOW ABOUT DONGZHI IN CHINESE

DongZhi is written as “冬至 (Dōng zhì) in Simplified Chinese. The first chinese character “冬 (Dōng)” means the winter season, while the second character “至 (Zhì)” in this word is equivalent to the word “extremely” or able to be understood as “solstice” although it has other different meanings depending on the context.”.

DongZhi in China is not only a traditional festival, but more importantly, it is one of the famous 24 Solar Terms, which was exclusively invented by the ancient Chinese as the traditional Chinese calendric system. The Chinese 24 Solar Terms refer to the Chinese lunar Calendar of great importance in China’s agriculture, living activities and more cultural traditions.

冬至日
(Dōng Zhì Rì)

"DongZhi Festival
- Chinese Winter Solstice"

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⛄️ DONGZHI STORIES AND FESTIVALS

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