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I would like to know what this necklace means, thank you

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  • Just guessing: 壽 (longevity). – Drunken Master Jan 25 '16 at 21:41
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It's 寿(in simplified Chinese): old age, long life; lifespan. It is used for expressing best wishes: wish people who wear it to have a good long life.

See Ref on Wikipedia.


shòu 寿 longevity


zhù nǐ jiànkānɡ chánɡshòu

祝 你 健康 长寿

May you stay healthy, live long.




it is 寿, usually it is a gift for older people to wish them have a good body and live longer

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