Chinese New Year and Symbol Use

During the celebration of the Chinese New Year, the use of symbols is important. To gain a better understanding of the use of symbols in China, I first discuss the concept of culture. I then describe important symbols during the New Year celebrations in China. Such knowledge is important for doing things the right way and communicating better with Chinese customers and partners. In the last part of the article, I go through some words and expressions that you can use during the holidays.

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30 important Chinese phrases and sentences

Kinesisk er et tonespråk med mange homonymer (fra gresk homoios = identisk og onoma ​= navn, ord med forskjellige meninger men med samme uttale). Forskjellige uttaler betyr at det er forskjellige tegn med forskjellig mening. Når vi snakker kinesisk er det derfor viktig at tonen er korrekt. Det er fire toner i det kinesiske språket:

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The number of active users of WeChat (Chinese: Wēixìn 微 信), China's answer to Instagram and Facebook, has increased from 14 million in 2011 to 1.0825 billion in the third quarter of 2018 (Source: Statista). WeChat is the most widely used communication channel for products and services in China, and it also includes a payment service WeChat Pay that most Chinese use on a daily basis.

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