Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. The Chinese don’t celebrate Thanksgiving, but they do have a word for it: 感恩节 (gǎn ēn jié). You can impress your Chinese friends with your mastery of their language. You can watch the video here, and be sure to come back and use the audio-infused tables below to practice the sentences and vocabulary.

PinyinChineseEnglish
1感恩节gǎn ēn jiéThanksgiving Holiday
2吃南瓜派chī nán guā pàiEat pumpkin pie
1吃火鸡chī huǒ jīEat turkey
2Gulu-gulu-gleeGulu-gulu-gleeGobble gobble gobble
1感恩 感恩 感恩节gǎn ēn gǎn ēn gǎn ēn jiéThanks, thanks, thanks-giving
2大家说 说谢谢dà jiā shuō shuō xiè xièEveryone says, say thank you
1感恩节gǎn ēn jiéThanks-giving
2去奶奶家qù nǎi nǎi jiāTo grama’s house
1看亲戚kàn qīn qīSee relatives
2看查理布朗kàn chá lǐ bù lǎngSee Charlie Brown
1感恩 感恩 感恩节gǎn ēn gǎn ēn gǎn ēn jiéThanks, thanks, thanks-giving
2大家说 说谢谢dà jiā shuō shuō xiè xièEveryone says, say thank you

Vocabulary

PinyinEnglish
感恩gǎn ēngrateful,thankful
jiéholiday
chīeat
火鸡huǒ jīturkey
南瓜nán guāpumpkin
pàipie
大家dà jiāeveryone
shuōsay
谢谢xiè xièthank-you
go
奶奶nǎi nǎiGramma
jiāhome
kànsee
亲戚qīn qīrelatives
查理布朗chá lǐ bù lǎngCharlie Brown

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