12 Trendy Chinese Phrases from 2018 You May Have Missed

Here's a look back at some notable Chinese slang words from 2018.

by That's, 28 December 2018

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Aidou

In China's full-blown consumer society, when you are done choosing jackets and shoes that best represent you, you must also choose an aidou.

by Mia Li, 24 December 2018

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Kaigua

Kaigua refers to what we think those overachievers seem to have done to advance so much in so little time.

by Mia Li, 26 November 2018

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Kejin

When you drop serious money in an online game, it's called kejin.

by Mia Li, 23 October 2018

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Gangjing

What's a gangjing? Someone who argues for the sake of arguing.

by Mia Li, 25 September 2018

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Jitang

Jitang is bite-sized content that tells us all our problems will be solved and everything will be okay, even if we don’t do anything.

by Mia Li, 22 August 2018

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Ganhuo

Imagine a world without unnecessary fluff. That is what ganhuo is.

by Mia Li, 20 July 2018

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Pindie

​Literally meaning “to compete using father,” pindie is the exercise of using one’s father’s achievements to compete with others for upward mobility.

by Mia Li, 19 June 2018

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