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10 Lucky Chinese Characters With a Lot of Meaning

Chinese characters usually have more than one meaning. Chinese people love certain characters in particular. A list of the top 10 most auspicious ones follows. Please note that the Chinese phonetic system for characters, pin yin, is also used here. For example, “fu” is pin yin for good luck in Chinese, but “fu” is only ...

Emma Lu

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Auspicious Symbols for the Chinese New Year

Auspicious symbols or patterns are important components of Chinese traditional culture. From ancient times, it has been common for Chinese families to fill their homes with auspicious symbols during Chinese New Year. The history of China’s auspicious symbols dates back more than 3,000 years to the Zhou Dynasty (1100-221 B.C.), when images such as flowers, ...

Armin Auctor