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Alternatively, browse terms in alphabetical order according to their Chinese Pinyin 汉语拼音

Chinese Pinyin: Jin Yu
Chinese: 金鱼
Name Of Image: Goldfish

Jin yu 金鱼 (goldfish) in Chinese is pronounced the same as jin 金 (gold) and yu 玉 (jade), and therefore can be used as a pun referring wealth. Related Motif: Fish Related Pun Pictures: May your household be piled high …

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Chinese Pinyin: Ju Hua
Chinese: 菊花
Name Of Image: Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum in traditional Chinese culture has a symbolic meaning for long life. When it is presented with stone which then has an auspicious name of ‘long-life stone (寿石)’, the whole picture symbolises good wishes for longevity in life. When the …

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