Chinese Symbols

This page lists all the various symbols in the Chinese Symbols category.

China is one of the world's oldest and most long-lived cultures, with human settlement dating back to the Neolithic Era. Covering a vast region of eastern Asia, its many customs and traditions can vary greatly between provinces, cities, and even individual towns.

Many important components of Chinese culture can be traced back thousands of years, and are still visible today. These cultural phenomena include language and literature, music, visual arts, martial arts, cuisine, and much more.

Symbols in this category:

Dìzhèn

Chinese characters representing "Dìzhèn", which translates as 'Earthquake'.

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Double Happiness

The form of this symbol can vary slightly from case to case, but wherever it is seen, the meaning is always the same.

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Dòufu

Chinese characters representing "Dòufu", which can be translated as either 'Tofu' or 'Bean curd'.

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Duck

Compared to other birds such as the peacock or the eagle, the duck seems like a rather unimpressive and unremarkable fowl. Appearances are often deceptive, however, and this creature has more symbolic importance than might be expected.

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Feng Shui

Feng Shui is a system for arranging your surroundings in harmony and balance with the natural world around you. In Chinese, the words Feng Shui mean "wind and water." Feng Shui For Real Life is a contemporary, practical approach that allows you to use what you already have and what you want to acquire to bring good things into your life.

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Fu

An ancient symbol of good luck, the character fu is a popular motif throughout China.

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Guā

Chinese character representing "Guā", which translates as 'Melon'.

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Guī

Chinese character representing "Guī", which translates as 'Turtle'.

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Guǒ

Chinese character representing "Guǒ", which translates as 'Fruit'.

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Hǎi

Chinese character representing "Hǎi", which translates as 'Sea'.

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Hǎizhē

Chinese characters representing "Hǎizhē", which translates as 'Jellyfish'.

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Hóu

Chinese character representing "Hóu", which translates as 'Monkey'.

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Hǔ (Traditional)

Chinese character representing 'Hǔ', which translates as 'Tiger'.

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Huǒshān

Chinese characters representing "Huǒshān", which translates as 'Volcano'.

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Jade

In purely monetary terms, jade doesn't always measure up to more desirable stones such as diamonds or rubies. On the other hand, when it comes to symbolic meaning, a rich history, and holding a revered place in diverse cultures, the readings for jade can truly shoot off the charts.

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