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10 Cultural Taboos From China You Must Know Right Away

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10 Cultural Taboos From China You Must Know Right Away

Since, taboos and superstitions play a major role in Chinese culture, they are also closely observed in local and daily routines of a person. For every culture and religion there are particular costumes and taboos glued, which you have to accept it at any conditions. Here we bring you some cultural taboos of people belonging to china.

1. You are not supposed to use a toothpick in public, and if you are using them you need to cover your mouth with hand.

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2. If someone gives you a gift, you are not supposed to open it infront of them. Even if you do it, you are expected to give a positive expression.

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3. Sometimes funerals, weddings, or religious ceremonies will suddenly occupy a whole street without warning. Even though they’re blocking your way, it’s not good to walk through such a gathering.

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4. Sharing a pear with your close friends, family members and loved ones is a taboo in Chinese culture as pear symbolizes to get separated.

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5. Wearing a green hat is a taboo in china, as wearing a green hat means you are cheating your husband. However, there are various stories attached to a person wearing green hat.

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6. According to Chinese culture and traditions, cutting your hair in the first month of the lunar year can bring very bad luck to your mother or her brother.

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7. Showing someone the bottom of your shoes is considered very rude in chinese culture.

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8. Chinese New Year is the most important festival in China, so you are expected not to cry that day. If you cry that day, you will cry for the whole year.

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9. According to old Chinese culture, whistling at night may attract evil spirits around you and there is surely something bad to happen the next moment.

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10. Remember when entering any home in China that you need to always take off your shoes.

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