From what I understand:
4 or 四 means death
8 is similar to 发 as in 发财
9 is somehow related to the emporer or is the emporer's number
Can someone please provide the meanings (if they exist) for each of the different numbers 0 - 10?
This is just a selection based on things I've heard - I'm not sure if these are the concrete meanings, or just what I've heard from friends, but here goes:
Hope that helps - it's really interesting to know the meaning behind these sort of things.
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To add to Ciaocibai's list:
0- ling = 你 usually
1- is also used for sounds like yi and ni
I have seen it used in cases like 521 (我爱你) 520 works as well
6- = 了
7- = sounds like qi or qu
17 = 一起 or 你去 depending on context
On a side note:
14 often sounds like 要死 and is a bad number (many buildings will omit the 14th floor for example and have 13A and 13B or directly jump from 13 to 15)
but 14 is also used to sound like 你是 like in 1487 你是白痴 :p
It's impossible to list all the meanings in one answer so I will link you to baidu:
There is a Wikipedia article dedicated to this, Numbers in Chinese culture; it states that numbers are divided in two categories, lucky and unlucky numbers.
Some numbers that were considered as lucky, can be considered unlucky too:
I tried to summarize most of the content here, but check the page for more info and other meanings of complex numbers.
To add to the other answers (the followings are based on phonetic similarities):
2 - 爱 (ai), love
5 - 我 (wo), I
1 - 你 (ni), you
521 - 我爱你, I love you
1314 - 一生一世, this lifetime and beyond
5211314 - 我爱你一生一世, I love you for this lifetime and beyond
(I've also heard that 4 means 发财 because the 4th note in music - do re mi fa - is fa)
As other have said pretty much, I just want to give the commonly accepted lucky and unlucky numbers in mainland China. (Maybe only in northern China, or Beijing area ..., I don't know. Haven't traveled that much.)
The lucky numbers are 6 and 8.
Meaning of 6 (may) come from "六六大顺(liù liù dà shùn)", which means everything would go smoothly/as expected.
8 has a similar pronunciation as "发(fā)", which has a meaning of making money, becoming rich.
The unlucky number is 4.
4 has a similar pronunciation as "死(sǐ)", which means die/death.
I don't have any special feeling about any other numbers, though they may have some other meanings as mentioned by others.