Chapter 8: The Wedding
|Simplified Chinese (Mandarin: China)|
|婚礼 hūnlǐ = 'wedding ceremony'.||The wedding|
|Traditional Chinese (Mandarin: Taiwan)|
|婚禮 hūnlǐ = 'wedding ceremony'.||The wedding|
|結婚 kekkon = 'marriage'.
式 -shiki = 'ceremony'.
|Vietnamese (Chinese characters show etymology)|
|Đám cưới||đám cưới = wedding'.||The wedding|
In English, 'marriage' is the state of being married. To indicate the marriage ceremony itself, English must use either 'marriage ceremony' or the separate word 'wedding'.
The Chinese and Japanese attach specific suffixes to indicate that this was a marriage ceremony.
(Detailed notes on the chapter can be found at Harry Potter Lexicon)
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