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Naming Trends Across the Decades
Earlier this year, Qimingtong, a “name consulting company,” released a report which listed the top 100 popular names in China.
Add that Missing Element to your Chinese Name
When you live in China for some time and make friends with Chinese, it’s not difficult for you to find that the first five words are a common component of Chinese names.
Foods we just plain don’t like and won’t eat
THE old Latin proverb “there’s no accounting for taste” endures because it describes a universal human trait. The foods that some of us love are the same foods that others abhor.
An Old Shoe
the Cantonese are obsessed with homonyms and avoiding words that might sound like something bad.
How to Play Chinese Card Game Dou Di Zhu
Dou Di Zhu (斗地主, Struggle Against the Landlord) is a popular card game in China.
How to Play Liar’s Dice
Playing games like Liar’s Dice and mahjong is a popular pastime in Chinese culture.
A Guide to Mahjong Tile Meanings
While the origin of mahjong (麻將, ma jiang) is unknown, the fast-paced four-player game is very popular throughout Asia.
Learn How to Play Mahjong
While the origin of mahjong (麻將, má jiàng), a game called mah-jongg in the US.
Chinese families are strongly paternal and hierarchical. There is a title for every family relationship on both the mother's and father's side.
How to Set Up a Mahjong Game
To begin, you will need a mahjong set containing 136 or 144 tiles. Learn the basic rules of play and what the mahjong sets mean before starting a game.
Each hand and combination in mahjong have point values that vary throughout the world.
Mahjong as a Gambler's Game
Some people play mahjong for fun while others up the ante by turning mahjong into a gambler's game. Money is bet at the beginning of each round.
Chinese Baby Names for Boys
Most Chinese names are made up of three characters. The first character is the family name, and the last two characters are the given name.
Learning to play Chinese chess
Playing games in Chinese and/or with Chinese people is an excellent way of learning Mandarin.
Choosing a Chinese Name
The art of choosing a Chinese name takes several things into consideration.
Read Between the Lines
Be sure to stock up on reading materials before Chinese New Year.
Chinese Birthday Customs for Newborns
During the celebration, relatives and friends of the family will also return some presents.
Time to Come Clean
you had the good news so here is the bad news.
Red Egg and Ginger Parties
In Chinese culture, a baby's first month birthday calls for a celebration.
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