This is related to a previous post I wrote about 666 being very lucky in China here . A while back I found a license plate that most Chinese people would find totally cursed.
The number 4 in Chinese, 四 si4 (in Mandarin) rhymes with 死 si3 (in Mandarin) meaning death. As such, Chinese people avoid the number 4 like the plague. The number 4 to Chinese people is considered cursed and very unlucky. Continue reading “A Cursed Chinese License Plate”
There are so many delicious Chinese dishes, and a large percentage of those have meat in them. This article will discuss how to talk about meat in Chinese, and about the culture of meat in China. Continue reading “How To Talk About Meat In Chinese”
Do you want to learn online Chinese slang and vocab that Chinese people actually use online? A book called China Online Netspeak and Wordplay Use by Over 700 Million Internet Users does just that, and this article is a review of that book. Continue reading “A Book Review Of China Online”
Last updated: September 8, 2017 at 9:57 am
When you see the number 666, do you think it is very lucky or very unlucky? Why? If you come from a Western country, or a country greatly influenced by Christianity, then you might think that 666 is very unlucky because from the Book of Revelation in the Bible, 666 is the number of the beast (the Antichrist), and hence extremely unlucky or even an evil number. But in China, 666 is very lucky. This article will discuss 666 In Chinese Culture and show several example photos of this. Continue reading “666 In Chinese Culture”
If you are planning to travel to China for an extended period of time, most likely you will want to take trains between cities. This article will discuss Chinese train terminology so you can have an easier time travelling on trains in China. Continue reading “Chinese Train Terminology”