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Culture facts – Chinese family tree

Chinese families can be big and it can be challenging to remember the right way to address them; let's dig in together!
A Chinese family eating dinner together at a table.
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How do you address your family members?

In Chinese culture, we always say “家 和 万事 兴 Jiā hé wànshì xìnɡ”, literally meaning as long the family is in harmony, everything will be prosperous.

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When it comes to addressing the family members, it could be challenging as you have loads of new words to learn when the family and extended family members are around, especially during Chinese New Year!

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