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龙船
Simplified 龙船
Traditional 龍船
Pin Yin
long2 chuan2
English
  • Dragon boat (used at 端午, the Dragon boat festival)
Examples:
1. 从施秉县的平兆到台江县的六河,每个苗族寨子都建有“龙篷”,用来保护龙船。 因龙船身长25米,“龙篷”建成七格,每格将近四米长,当地又称之为“七间房”。
A special shelter in seven parts, extending 28 meters, to house dragon boats has been built in every Miao village along the Qingshui River from Pingzhao in Shibing county to Liuhe in Taijiang county.
2. 下午四时左右,龙船靠岸休息,水手们将糯米饭团和肉类放置船帮上就餐。 不用碗筷,双手捏出的糯米饭团格外清香可口。
At 4 p. m. the boats stop alongside the riverbank. The drummers and oarsmen on the boats eat glutinous rice balls and meat with their fingers.
3. 龙船
Dragon Boat racing
4. 传说,吃了龙船上的食品,能消灾免难,百事如愿,后来,这就成为传统的风俗习惯。
It is said that eating food from a dragon-boat protects one from disaster and gives good luck.
5. 有多种造型的观音、狮子、花篮、龙船等,它综合了多种手法。
It is usually made in the shape of lions, baskets, dragon boats and Bodhisattvas and it utilizes special carving techniques.
6. 苗族龙船节,与汉族的端午节不同。
The Miao Dragon Boat Festival differs from the Han celebration.
7. 苗族人民制作的龙船,十分精巧、美观。 龙身由一只母船和两只子船捆扎而成,叫做“子母船”。
The Miaos build exquisite "dragon boats", which are in reality a body formed from three canoes -- one large and two small -- that are strung together.
8. 因此,从龙船下水的早晚,可以看出各寨的农事生产进度。 在勤劳的苗家人民心中,龙船节到了,地里的秧还未薅完,这是莫大的耻辱。
The earlier appearance of the boats on the river testifies to the villagers' efficiency, and conscientious peasants consider it a shame not to finish weeding before the festivities begin.
9. 水手头上的那特制的马尾斗笠,原是清水江上游苗族姑娘出嫁时的陪嫁晶,却成了龙船节水手们必备的一件装饰物。
The hats, traditionally dowry gifts for girls from the upper reaches of the Qingshui River, have become an essential feature of the costumes worn by the dragon boat oarsmen.
10. 龙船过寨,鸣放铁炮传告亲友,岸上以鞭炮声相呼应。
When the dragon boats approach a village, they fire guns to announce their arrival. The villagers set off firecrackers in response and then go to meet them.