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Top 10 Most Famous Chinese Lucky Characters in China [Copy link] 中文

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Once you begin to learn Chinese, you will find it is more interesting than you have expected. And Chinese characters, as an important part of Chinese, contain different meanings. The following list will introduce you the famous ten Chinese lucky characters.

Top 1 Fu - good fortune

Fu is one of the most popular Chinese characters used in Chinese New Year. It is often posted upside down on the front door of a house or an apartment.

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Top 2 Lu – prosperity
It used to mean official's salary in feudal China. Fengshui is believed to be the Chinese way to health, wealth and happiness.

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Top 3 Shou - longevity
Shou also means life, age or birthday.
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Top 4 Xi - happiness
This character is usually posted everywhere in double on Chinese weddings.
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Top 5 Cai - wealth, money
Just like the saying goes: money can make a ghost turn a millstone. It is to say money really can do a lot of things.
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Top 6 He - harmonious
"People harmony" is an important part of Chinese culture. When you have harmonious relations with others, things will be easier for you.

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Top 7 Ai - love, affection
Don't need to say any more about this one. Just want to point out ai is often used with 'mianzi' together. Aimianzi means 'be concerned about one's face-saving.'
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