Hot on Weibo: 二月二,龙抬头 Dragon Heads-raising Day

3月13日是农历二月初二,“龙抬头”的日子。传说,冬眠的龙被春雷惊醒,抬头飞腾升天,行云布雨,迎接春天到来,所以称为“龙抬头”。古时有腊月二十七 以后不剃头之,到“龙抬头”这天,过了一个多月正适合理发。所以不少人趁着“二月二,龙抬头”讨吉利“剃龙头”。



农历:lunar calendar

春雷:spring thunder

飞腾:fly swiftly upward

行云布雨:Chinese people believe dragons can make clouds and bring rain.

腊月:last month in lunar calendar

忌:abstain from

讨吉利:for good luck



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Comment by Seraph Ching on March 15, 2013 at 11:08am

不奇怪~ 其实我之前也不知道…… :D

Comment by sikora on March 15, 2013 at 10:51am

这个习俗我没听说。 很有意思。

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