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Eight is Great, Four is Abhorred: Chinese Homophones

February 5, 2019 marks the start of the Year of the Earth Pig. According to Chinese astrology, the pig is kind, thoughtful, tolerant, and resilient. Pigs are respected for their reliability and integrity. On the other hand, Chinese homophones (words that sound the same but have different meanings), are tricky things in Chinese language and culture. It is …Read More