9 Things You Should Not Give As Presents According to Chinese Superstitions
Any objects that cut things into two should be avoided as a gift. It symbolizes hatred and break up or separation in Chinese Culture.
7. Green Hats
Giving green hats as a gift is a bad idea in China because it implies that the wearer’s partner is unfaithful to them.
8. Pears- Parting
Fruits as a gift are wonderful but giving pears is a taboo. This is because of the Chinese word for ‘pears’
(梨 lí /lee/) sounds the same as the word for leaving or ‘parting’ (离 lí). It means separation.
9. Avoid White or Black Objects as a gift.
White and Black colors are mostly used in funerals. So avoid them.
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