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.

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Yin-Yang

In Chinese philosophy, yin and yang (also yin-yang or yin yang, 陰陽 yīnyáng "dark—bright") describes how opposite or contrary forces are actually complementary, interconnected, and interdependent in the natural world, and how they give rise to each other as they interrelate to one another.

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Yóumù

Chinese characters representing "Yóumù", which translates as 'Nomad'.

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Chinese character representing "Yù", which translates as 'Jade'.

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Yǔ (Traditional)

Chinese character representing 'Yǔ', which translates as 'Feather'.

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Yún

Chinese character representing 'Yún', which translates as 'Cloud'.

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Zhāngyú (simplified)

Chinese characters representing "Zhāngyú", which translates as 'Octopus'.

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Zhēn (Traditional)

Chinese characters representing "Zhēn", which translates variously as 'Needle', 'Pin', or 'Acupuncture'.

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Zhú

Chinese character representing "Zhú", which translates as 'Bamboo'.

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Zhū (Traditional)

Chinese character representing 'Zhū', which translates as 'Pig'.

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