Posted by Goh, Hooi Luan on May 26, 2002 at 02:50:05:
In Reply to: how do you call golden flower in Chinese ? posted by Chrysanthos on February 24, 2000 at 10:02:07:
: Hi,my name's Chrysanthos and I come from Greece.My name means golden flower and is very rare in Greece. I've heard that it's a common name in China.Is that true? If it's true how do you call it in China? I would be grateful if you could help me.
Your name is chrysanthemum in English.
In Chinese mandarin, it is called 'ju hwa'. 'ju'pronouced as 'g'.
In chinese cantonese, it is called 'kok fa'.
It can be made into tea, which is a popular drink among chinese.
It is also the national flower of Japan, contrary to the normal perception that sakura or cherry blossom is
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