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:

Ji

The Chinese good luck symbols Ji means lucky, auspicious and propitious

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Jiàn (simplified)

Chinese character representing "Jiàn", which translates as 'Sword'.

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Jiāng (noun)

Chinese character representing "Jiāng", which translates as 'Ginger'.

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Jiāo táng

Chinese characters representing "Jiāo táng", which translates as 'Caramel'.

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Jīn

Chinese character representing "Jīn", which translates as 'Gold'.

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Jìngzi (Traditional)

Chinese characters representing 'Jìngzi', which translates as 'Mirror'.

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Jìyuàn

Chinese characters representing "Jìyuàn", which translates as 'Brothel'.

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Làjiāo

Chinese characters representing "Làjiāo", which translates as 'Chili pepper'.

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Léi (Traditional)

Chinese character representing 'Léi', which translates as 'Thunder'.

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Chinese character representing "Lí", which translates as 'Pear'.

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Liú

Chinese character representing "Liú", which translates as 'Sulphur'.

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Lotus

In terms of symbolic importance, the lotus has achieved a status that has seldom been equaled by any flower. Its beauty, perfume and central place in many belief systems has made it a true monarch of the botanical world. It would be highly difficult to enumerate all the symbolic meanings of the lotus, so this article will provide a basic overview along with a few specific examples of cultures where the flower holds special significance.

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Chinese character representing "Lù", which translates as 'Deer'.

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Chinese character representing "Mǎ", which translates as 'Horse'.

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Magnolia

Magnolias are especially prized in China, where they carry powerful symbolic meaning.

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