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levih

Hi,

 

I would really appreciate if someone could help me with the translation of this.

Its a piece of a jewel. Bought it as a kid in a Chinese jewerly shop, if i remember corrertly. 

 

Thanks! 

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祿 lu "prosperity"

 

Just for the record, since this comes up a lot, there are four auspicious characters commonly used on jewelry and such:

 

fu "good fortune"

祿 lu "prosperity"

shou "longevity"

xi "happiness"

 

And if you find a mark on the base of your made-yesterday vase, it probably reads 乾隆年製 Qianlong nian zhi "Made in the Reign of Qianlong."

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Zhou Yang

Not searching the dictionary, I remember 禄 originally means the salary that the officers got in ancient China . Now it is extended to fortune or the promote in your career. 

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