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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...

Will Chinese Rise as a Global Language? Academic Says ‘Yes’

With the continuing rise of China as a global economic and trading power, there is no barrier to prevent Chinese from becoming a global...

Chinese Handwriting and Traditional Chinese Characters

In a very remote age, during the time of the development of language and writing, the first written characters were very much like primitive...

What the Chinese Character 福 Fú Can Teach About One’s Mindset

The Chinese character fú ( 福) is traditionally seen as a good omen in China, especially around the New Year. Sometimes, people will hang up signs,...

The Chinese Character for Book: Shū (書)

The Chinese character 書 (shū) stands for a book, letter, written document, or writings. 書 is an ideogrammic compound, or associative compound, a type of...

Cangjie and the Invention of Chinese Characters

According to legend, the Chinese characters were invented by a man named Cangjie, who was an official during the time of the legendary Yellow...

The Chinese Character for Jade, 玉

Let’s do an easy word this time - The Chinese character for jade! 玉 (yù) is another word based on the ideogram for king, 王...

The King (王) of Chinese Characters

Kings ruled societies in ages past. Just a few centuries ago, a hundred thousand kings ruled a hundred thousand kingdoms on Earth. China, too,...

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