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Favorite Chinese Character??

Postby Rabidpie » 28 Dec 2009, 01:48

All right guys, it's finally time to talk about what is your favorite chinese character.

Mine is this one:



it is such a wierd looking character and I don't even really know what it is used for.

I have some other favorite characters, but what about you guys?
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Re: Favorite Chinese Character??

Postby Mindy. » 28 Dec 2009, 04:49



A friend once said it looks like a house, and now that's all I can see. It's so cute.
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Re: Favorite Chinese Character??

Postby housecat » 28 Dec 2009, 05:11

My favorite one is fire (and I can't type it here) because it looks like a man (character) waving about as if on fire. I know that's kind of sick.
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Re: Favorite Chinese Character??

Postby Edgar Allen » 28 Dec 2009, 08:56

酒 surely!
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Re: Favorite Chinese Character??

Postby ichbinjenny » 28 Dec 2009, 12:31


yan1, meaning swallow (the kind of bird)

it's just so ballanced and airy. very zen.
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Re: Favorite Chinese Character??

Postby GuyInTaiwan » 28 Dec 2009, 14:38

The bao in steamed bun.
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Re: Favorite Chinese Character??

Postby sjcma » 28 Dec 2009, 14:47



I think it looks like a centaur, with arms held high and four legs.
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Re: Favorite Chinese Character??

Postby Dragonbones » 28 Dec 2009, 15:00

That made me think of Starship Troopers. :lol:
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Re: Favorite Chinese Character??

Postby Omniloquacious » 28 Dec 2009, 15:01

I've many favourites, but 龜 is right up there among them. It's such a pleasure to write, flows from the pen and can hardly fail to come out looking good, and is such a splendid representation of the lovely creature(s) it depicts.
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Re: Favorite Chinese Character??

Postby mallard » 28 Dec 2009, 15:08

Favorite Chinese Character - I have several:

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