The Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 opens on February 4th, which is the day of Beginning of Spring. A Chinese lunar year has 24 solar terms. It starts from the Beginning of Spring and ends with the Greater Cold, moving in cycles.
Today I will tell you how to express Beginning of Spring in Chinese.
We use “立”as the beginning of season, not only because it has the meaning of ‘beginning’, but also the character likes germinating seed.
Beginning of Spring 立春 lì chūn
And so on...
Beginning of Summer 立夏 li xia
Beginning of Autumn 立秋 li qiu
Beginning of Winter 立冬 li dong
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