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請問咁多位年獸的英文係咩呢?

請問咁多位年獸的英文係咩呢?

請問有冇年獸英文版的故事?

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  • sc
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
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    Nian

    In Chinese mythology, a Nian (traditional Chinese: 年獸; simplified Chinese: 年兽; pinyin: nián shòu) is a beast that lives under the sea or in the mountains. Once each spring, on or around Chinese New Year, it comes out of hiding to attack people, especially children. The Nian is sensitive to loud noises and afraid of the color red.

    Traditions

    The Chinese New Year traditions of decorating in red, exploding firecrackers, and performing a lion dance were originally used to scare the beast away. Some people display Chinese couplets on red banners to prevent the Nian from returning. Numerous other traditions such as wearing red clothing or handing out red envelopes are also designed to protect against the Nian.

    The Chinese word for year is the same as the name of this beast. A phrase for celebrating Chinese New Year, guo nian (traditional Chinese: 過年; simplified Chinese: 过年; pinyin: guò nián) means the passing of the beast.

    In the Lion Dance

    A lion dance is a traditional dance usually performed by martial artists or acrobats. One or more performers hold up a large costume beast with a distinctive head, and one or more human characters will dance around the beast. Although these dances are commonly called lion dances, the beast portrayed is often not a lion. In northern China, it may be a Rui Shi (traditional Chinese: 瑞獅; simplified Chinese: 瑞狮; pinyin: ruì shī) or Fu Dog. In the south of China, it may be a nian. The Cantonese lion dance is sometimes a reenactment of the legend of Bu Dai taming the Nian.

  • 1 decade ago

    ~過年的傳說年獸

    有關過年的來歷。流傳著很多不同的傳說。其中,以年為怪獸之說,流傳最廣。

    相傳在遠古的年代,人們時常受到一種名為「年」的怪獸威脅。這隻兇猛「年獸」,身軀比大象還要粗壯,而頭部像獅子一樣威武,且力大無窮,牠只要一聲怒吼,馬上地動山搖。

    「年獸」平時以捕獵各類動物野獸為食物。但到了冬天,牠找不到冬眠的動物,引至食物短缺,「年獸」便下山騷擾民居。初時只是補食畜牲,但後來甚至連人也吃,百姓們被「年獸」驚嚇得膽也破裂。

    幸日光漸逝,人們也逐漸發現了「年獸」的弱點。原來牠害怕三樣東西

    一是紅色

    二是火光

    三是響聲

    人們就想了個辦法,到了冬天,「年獸」也要出現時,家家戶戶都在屋內通宵不睡,敲敲打打各類能夠發出聲音的東西。這夜,「年獸」又欲進村補食,但見千門萬戶的門前都貼著紅色的字句及四圍都有火光,嚇得要逃跑。人們看見「年獸」跑了,膽子更壯,更加股勁的敲打各類器具,一路向前追去。「年獸」嚇得跑進深山,以後也不敢出來了。

    第二天天一亮,大家高與得出門互相恭喜。且殺雞宰豬、張燈結彩、飲酒設宴來慶祝。

    為了紀念這次的勝利,以後每到冬天的這個時間,千門萬戶都會貼紅色的對聯在門上、敲打鑼鼓、並點燈燒炮杖、晚上通宵守夜,到了第二天早上也互相祝賀道喜一番,這些習俗一代代的流傳下來,就是現在的過年了。

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