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In Chinese culture, there are many ways to give another person a blessing. Knowing how to say good luck in Mandarin can benefit you in many ways. It is useful when you go to a holiday party, a wedding, or any other event. Also, it is handy when having a conversation in Chinese.
For example, when you ran into a friend, during your small talk, you found out that he or she is starting a new job, you can simply say “加油”(jīayóu), which is a way to say good luck, to sounds supportive, and it is also an excellent ending phrase to the topic.
In this article, we are going to teach you some different ways to give other people blessings. Not only to cheer people up, but also some phrases to use on some major holidays in Chinese culture. If you are interested, don’t forget to check out ‘chinese expressions’, to learn more about basic Chinese expressions!
Is learning Chinese characters really that important? The answer is yes. Without knowing Chinese characters, you are not able to read and write in Chinese. Although pinyin is used to demonstrate how a Chinese character is pronounced, it is only used when you type, and it isn’t commonly seen in daily life. Also, names in Chinese are composed of Chinese characters. Thus, even if you are good at listening and speaking, it is still particularly important to recognize Chinese characters.
in Chinese, there’s also a meaning behind when the color is used. Thus, on some occasions, you can recognize the theme from the color, and you also might have to be aware of some of the hidden rules of the usage of colors. We will teach you some common color words and usage, what they represent and how to use them in daily life.
Chinese has become one of the most commonly used languages around the world, with globalization and the Chinese economy and business thriving. According to Forbes (2021), among the 500 companies with the most revenue, 135 of them are from China, including 7 from Hong Kong.
The Chinese language is notorious for being challenging. While this isn’t exactly inaccurate, certain elements within the language aren’t as such — and the numbering system is one of them. Numbers are an unavoidable part of everyday life.
To respond to questions with ‘yes’ in Chinese could be tricky. The word ‘yes’ could be used in almost every positive response to various questions, but different words or phrases are used in Chinese in different situations.
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