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How Displaying the Chinese Character ‘Fu’ Brings You Good Fortune (Part 2)

Ordinary people are no comparison to Emperor Kangxi, who with a pious heart, fasted and cleansed himself for three days before writing the character...

How Displaying the Chinese Character ‘Fu’ Brings You Good Fortune

As we celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Ox in 2021, we wish everyone a happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year. We hope your...

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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