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:

Tiger

In parts of Asia, the tiger supplants the lion as the so-called “King of Beasts”. Its ferocity and majestic appearance have given it important symbolic meaning in cultures throughout the continent.

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Tóng (simplified)

Chinese character representing "Tóng", which translates as 'Copper'.

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Tóng (Traditional)

Chinese character representing "Tóng", which translates as 'Copper'.

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Xiàng

Chinese character representing "Xiàng", which translates as 'Elephant'.

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Xiāngcài

Chinese characters representing "Xiāngcài", which can be translated as either 'Parsley' or 'Coriander'.

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Xiāngjiāo (Traditional)

Chinese characters representing 'Xiāngjiāo', which translates as 'Banana'.

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Xiàngyá

Chinese characters representing "Xiàngyá", which translates as 'Ivory'.

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Xiantianism Symbol

The Xiantiandao or Way of Former Heaven (Pinyin Xiāntiān Dào, 先天道) encompasses a group of religions of Chinese origin which trace their lineage back to the White Lotus movement in past centuries.

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Xióng (Traditional)

Chinese character representing 'Xióng', which translates as 'Bear'.

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Xióngmāo (Traditional)

Chinese characters representing 'Xióngmāo', which translates as 'Panda'.

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Xuě (simplified)

Chinese character representing "Xuě", which translates as 'Snow'.

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Yáng

Chinese character representing "Yáng", which translates as 'Sheep'.

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Yāpiàn (simplified)

Chinese characters representing "Yāpiàn", which translates as 'Opium'.

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Yèyīng (simplified)

Chinese characters representing "Yèyīng", which can be translated as 'Nightingale' or, more generally, 'Bulbul' (referring to a family of the Passerine order of birds).

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Yín (simplified)

Chinese character representing "Yín", which translates as 'Silver'.

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