Numbers have consistently assumed a huge part in Chinese culture. Individuals in China generally link luck with lucky numbers and ill-luck with unlucky numbers. In this manner, there came an arrangement of unlucky numbers on their own way. It is verifiable that numbers vary from propitious and dismal.
In this way, Chinese bring fortunate numbers mix into significant thought in every day life, for example, in events when they purchase homes, pick phone numbers, select a date of a wedding function, and pick a recognizable proof number for their vehicle. They accept fortunate numbers can bring them best of luck.
No. 4 is the special case for the considerably number principle. For what reason is the number 4 misfortune in Chinese? Since it seems like “Si”, demise in Chinese. Very much like a few westerners disdain no. 13, Chinese keep away from number 4 and no.14 when they pick telephone numbers, room numbers or select date of functions.
Alongside the ideas over, each number has their interesting significance and importance. There is no exemption for this in present day or old occasions, in culture of China or somewhere else around everywhere on the world.
Each individual is a universe onto himself, yet as the examination for prophetic signs in Western culture, Chinese do follow their own custom to sum up individual’s character by dissecting their unlucky numbers.
Indeed, the Chinese are so offbeat about numbers, that they will regularly go through large cash for “fortunate numbers” in their day to day existence. A man in Hangzhou recorded his tag, A8888, for $140,000 on the web. (Eight is an especially promising number in Chinese culture.)
Not just is that the situation, yet Chinese individuals will explicitly stay away from unfortunate numbers during large occasions, like Chinese New Year, or before a major test like the SAT or Gaokao.
Unlucky numbers dependent on Chinese Astrology
Chinese stay in notions and convictions and have an immense reliance on numbers in their everyday lives.
Numerology assumes a fundamental part in their lives. They lay extraordinary accentuation on the utilization of numbers which, as indicated by their way of life, might be considered fortunate or unfortunate.
Chinese Unlucky Number 1
This number implies dejection and accordingly is considered as the number of foreboding.
Chinese Unlucky Number 4
This number is a feared number in Chinese notion and an exceptionally unfortunate number. This is on the grounds that it is practically homophonous with the Chinese word ‘si’ which signifies ‘demise’.
Along these lines, numbered things in China, for example, telephone numbers, vehicle permit numbers and room numbers preclude number 4 in them.
Essentially numbered items from China discard number 4 in them for example Standard PowerShot G arrangement has G5 after G3, Nokia cell phones arrangement don’t have number 4 and elevated structures and inns overlook number 4 in numbering their floors; hence, a structure proclaiming 50 stories may just have 35 stories.
Chinese Unlucky Number 5
This number is related with ‘not’ which plainly specifies ‘impractical’ or ‘not prosperous’, that is anything negative and subsequently it is considered unfortunate.
It very well may be joined with another unfortunate to bring a fortunate impact for example whenever joined with 4 to make it 54, it would signify ‘no/not demise’ but rather whenever utilized along with a fortunate number, for example, in 528, it would signify ‘nothing but bad fortune for me’.
Chinese Unlucky Number 7
This number is believed to be spooky thus unfortunate. It implies surrender and outrage, even demise. The seventh month of the Chinese schedule is named ‘the Ghost Month’.
This is as per their conviction that in the seventh month the spirits and apparitions are delivered from hellfire to visit the natural domain. Chinese don’t believe this number to be totally unfortunate since their Valentine’s Day falls on July 7. Some even think about it as an unbiased number.
Chinese Unlucky Number 13
Despite the fact that it is viewed as a fortunate number, some specify it among the unfortunate numbers in light of the fact that 1+3 amounts to 4.
Chinese Unlucky Number 14
Number 14 is viewed as the most exceedingly awful number among every one of the unfortunate numbers. The ‘1’ in the number 14 doesn’t address depression; rather it signifies ‘ensured’. Consequently, the number would decipher ‘ensured demise’.
Despite the fact that it is articulated as ‘shi si’ it intends to say ‘ten bite the dust’; it is additionally called ‘yi si’ or ‘yao si’ which would intend to say ‘need to kick the bucket’ In Cantonese, this number is called ‘sap ser’ which seems like the words signifying ‘unquestionably pass on’ and in Chiu Chow, number 4 is articulated distinctively to signify ‘yes’ or ‘see’. For the various implications rising up out of various areas of China, the number 14 is viewed as impartial by a couple.
Different numbers and blends
Each number holds some importance in Chinese numerology, however a few implications are so feeble or tangled that it is difficult to dive into them appropriately at short look.
For instance, the number ‘three’ can be viewed as both a terrible and a decent number, as it is accepted there are three significant occasions in an individual’s life (birth, marriage and passing) yet it additionally seems like the word for ‘to isolate’.
Moreover, numbers can be joined in inventive approaches to give new importance altogether, for the most part dependent on homophones.
For instance, consolidating the unluckiest number, four, with the most fortunate, eight, creates a positive implying that can be attached onto another number bringing about the signifying ‘affluent for X lifetimes’. Or then again what about the number 1314, which is viewed as heartfelt because of its comparable sound to ‘one life, one lifetime’.
Anyway, how might this affect you? In case you’re visiting a Chinese companion and need to give a blessing, try to abstain from giving four of anything. Settle on sixes and eights all things being equal.
NUMBERS IN INTERNET SLANG
520 (wǔ èr líng) – 520 is utilized for 我爱你 (wǒ ài nǐ), which implies ” I love you” in Chinese. Once in a while Chinese individuals incline toward messaging this to one another rather than saying the expression, “I love you.”
88 (bā) – 88 is normally utilized when closing down, to address “bye”.
1314 (yī sān yī sì) – 1314 addresses 一生一世 (yī shēng yī shì), which in a real sense means “one life one world”. This is regularly joined with 520 to get 5201314, or “I love you until the end of time”.
555 (wǔ) – 555 addresses 呜呜呜 (wū), which is the sound of crying.
What do you think? Would you at any point purchase a tag only for the fortunate numbers? Do you keep away from unfortunate numbers? Tell us in the remarks!