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Which solar term does the winter solstice begin on the ninth cold day

DailyBird Culture 2021-10-09 1 0

in history, the inheritance of solar terms has a very important significance, especially the arrival of each solar term, which has a very important impact on our life. Then, at which time did the solar term of counting nine cold days begin? When will it end? Be careful.


which solar term started the cold day

in ancient Chinese people believed that the winter solstice was an important solar term for the transformation of yin and Yang, representing the beginning of the next cycle and the day of great auspiciousness, "number nine" also began. "Count nine" from the winter solstice, and every nine days is a "Nine". By the time of "99", the weather had warmed up, and most parts of the country had entered spring, also known as "99 sunny day", so the winter solstice solar term was the beginning time of several nine days.

count nine cold days from the end of that solar term

first of all, our folk say count nine cold days, which means that it is the coldest day in winter, usually during the "March 9th and April 9th" periods. After four or nine days, although it is still count nine days, it is not count nine cold days, Therefore, the end time of counting nine cold days should be in the great cold, and the solar terms will end.

the custom of winter solstice solar terms

1. Eating Tangyuan

is a traditional custom of winter solstice in southern China, especially in Jiangnan. "Tangyuan" is a necessary food for the winter solstice. "Yuan" means "Reunion" and "perfection". Eating Tangyuan at the winter solstice is also called "winter solstice circle". There is a folk saying that eating Tangyuan is one year older.

2. Eat sweet potato soup fruit

in the traditional customs of Ningbo, sweet potato soup fruit is one of the necessary delicacies in the winter solstice. "Fan" and "fan" are homonymous. In the understanding of Ningbo people, eating sweet potatoes at the winter solstice is to "turn" all the bad luck of the past year. Tangguo is similar to tangtuan, but it is much smaller and there is no stuffing in it. Tangguo is also called Yuanzi, which means "Reunion" and "perfection". Old Ningbo also has the saying that "one year older after eating Tangguo". Ningbo people are used to adding wine when making sweet potato soup and fruit. In Ningbo Dialect, wine is also called "pulp board", and "pulp" is homonymous with "rise" in Ningbo Dialect, taking the good color of "rising wealth" and "rising happiness". Of course, in addition, there is the custom of eating dumplings in the north of China.

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