Forum Rocket Chinese Chinese Vocab 王(wáng)=king, ruler, royal;八(bā)=eight; all around; what does 兲(tiān) mean?

王(wáng)=king, ruler, royal;八(bā)=eight; all around; what does 兲(tiān) mean?

John-H8

王(wáng)=king, ruler, royal;八(bā)=eight; all around; what does 兲(tiān) mean?

Robert-C7

Well, this appears to be a variant of 天. 兲 = heaven, sky I should note that 8 is considered to be a very lucky number while 4 is not (because it 四 sounds too much like death 死 (Sǐ)). So if you put king on top of a very lucky number, I can kind-of see how you get heaven.

John-H8

Thank you Robert. I like your comment.

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