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The full meaning of the 24 solar terms song

DailyBird Culture 2021-10-09 1 0

the 24 solar terms in ancient China scientifically revealed the law of astronomical and meteorological changes. It not only played a guiding role in agricultural production, but also affected the clothing, food, housing and transportation of the ancients. In order to facilitate memory, the working people in ancient China compiled the twenty-four solar terms into small poems, which have been handed down to this day.


  Twenty four solar terms song: spring rain startles spring and clears the valley, summer is full of awns, summer and summer are connected, autumn dew, autumn cold and frost fall, winter snow and winter cold. What solar terms does each sentence contain? What do they mean?


the spring rain startles the clear Valley sky in spring, and the summer is full of awns and connected with the summer office. They respectively refer to the beginning of spring, spring rain, waking insects, spring equinox, Qingming, Guyu, beginning of summer, Xiaoman, ear seed, summer solstice, slight heat and great heat.

beginning of spring: it refers to the beginning of spring.

spring rain: it refers to the increasing amount of rain, the increasing air humidity and the frequent cold air activities.


awaken the hibernating creatures in the dormant soil in winter.

vernal equinox: when the vernal equinox comes, the day and night equinox, almost equal in length.

Tomb Sweeping Day: the temperature rises during the Tomb Sweeping Day, the weather gradually gets warmer, the weather is sunny, and all kinds of plants and trees grow luxuriantly.


Valley rain: after the arrival of Valley rain, with sufficient rainfall, cereals can grow healthily.


means the beginning of summer, when everything grows and prospers.


Xiaoman: wheat and other summer crops. At this time, the particles begin to be full, but they are not yet mature.


ear seeds: at this time, awn crops have matured, and people can collect the seeds after harvesting.

summer solstice: the sun is northward, the sun is long, and the sun shadow is short.


heatstroke: most parts of northern China are getting hot.


heatstroke: it is the hottest time of the year in most parts of China.


are exposed in autumn, cold and frost fall in autumn, snow and snow in winter, and cold in winter.


respectively refer to the beginning of autumn, summer, white dew, autumnal equinox, cold dew, frost fall, beginning of winter, light snow, heavy snow, winter solstice, light cold and heavy cold.

beginning of autumn: when autumn comes, plants and trees begin to bear fruit and enter the harvest season.


means that the hot summer day is over and the weather begins to become cool.


White Dew: the temperature begins to drop, and the water vapor condenses into white dew on the plants close to the ground at night.

autumnal equinox: equinox between day and night.

cold dew: the temperature continues to drop, and the dew has a cold smell.

Frost: the weather is getting colder and begins to frost.

refers to the beginning of winter.

light snow: the temperature drops, it starts to snow, and the amount of snow is small.

heavy snow: the amount of snow increases and the ground area is covered with snow.

winter solstice: the temperature continues to decline and enters the "March 9th" with the lowest annual temperature.

Xiaohan: it's getting cold.

cold: the coldest time of the year.

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