紅包

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Chinese[edit]

 
red; revolutionary; prosperity; bonus; popular
 
to cover; to wrap; to hold; to include; to take charge of; package; wrapper; container; bag; to hold or embrace; bundle; packet; to contract (to or for)
trad. (紅包)
simp. (红包)
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紅包 (Written Standard Chinese?)
red envelope (English)

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Noun[edit]

紅包

  1. red envelope; red packet (monetary gift which is given during holidays or special occasions, such as the Chinese New Year)
  2. bonus payment
  3. bribe; kickback

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 紅包 (“red envelope”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 紅包
Mandarin Beijing 紅包兒
Taiwan 紅包
Cantonese Guangzhou 利市
Hong Kong 利市
Taishan 利市
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 紅包
Liudui (S. Sixian) 紅包
Hsinchu (Hailu) 紅包
Dongshi (Dabu) 紅包
Zhuolan (Raoping) 紅包
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 紅包
Min Nan Xiamen 紅包
Quanzhou 紅包
Zhangzhou 紅包
Taipei 紅包
Kaohsiung 紅包
Penang 紅包
Singapore 紅包
Philippines (Manila) 紅包

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