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Birthday on the Lunar Calendar
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ID: 1849 Pre Intermediate
The lunar calender is decidedly important in China as it determines the date of various holidays like Chinese New Year and the Dragon Boat Festival, but did you know that birthdays on the lunar calender are also treated with great importance? How do you choose which one to celebrate? Learn about birthdays on the solar and lunar calender in today's Intermediate lesson!
Tue Jan 17 2012 | Dilu, John
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|how; how come
Xiǎoméng ，zhù nǐ shēngrì kuàilè ！
Xiaomeng, happy birthday!
xièxie ！nǐ zěnme zhīdào wǒ de shēngrì ？
Thanks! How did you know my birthday?
nǐ QQ shàng yǒu a ，yīyuè shí bā hào ！
It's on QQ. January 18th!
ò 。bùguò wǒ QQ shàng xiě de shì yīnlì shēngrì ，yīnlì yīyuè shí bā 。
Oh. But that's my lunar calendar birthday on QQ. Lunar January 18th.
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