Chinese Symbols and Their Meanings
Even in South Australia, Chinese symbols and characters surround us in our daily lives. They present us with a valuable opportunity to understand more about Chinese culture, history and customs. However the meaning of the symbols and characters is rarely self-evident. This web page explains those symbols most commonly seen in Australia. Further information on this topic is available in excellent books like “Five Fold Happiness” by Vivien Sung and “Chinese Wisdom” by Lillian Too. You may also wish to take a virtual cultural tour of Adelaide's Chinatown by accessing the "Hidden Dragon" feature on this website.
The 5 Best Known Chinese Characters in Australia
Chinese display the symbols above to attract positive outcomes in their lives,
but there are also many hidden traditions behind these symbols.
For example did you know that: