The 20 items that every house in China may have

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1. Chopsticks (筷子)

Chopsticks are short, frequently tapered sticks used in pairs of equal length, which are used as the traditional eating utensils of China.

2. Sewing machine (缝纫机)

In many Chinese families, there are sewing machines for the mothers to make the clothes themselves.

3. Hot pot (火锅)

Hot pot, less commonly Chinese fondue or steamboat, refers to Chinese varieties of stew, consisting of a simmering metal pot of stock at the center of the dining table.

4. Cheongsam (旗袍)

The Cheongsam is a body-hugging one-piece Chinese dress for women.

5. Summer sleeping mat (凉席)

Summer sleeping mat is a kind of mat made of bamboo in order to make Chinese people feel cool when sleeping.

6. Mahjong (麻将)

Mahjong is a game that originated in China, commonly played by four players (with some three-player variations found in Korea and Japan).

7. Jade pendant (玉佩)

Jade pendant is a kind of decoration for people to make rings and necklaces.

8. Brush pen (毛笔)

Brush pen is a kind of pen ancient Chinese people use to write. Today there are still many of them use it to practice calligraphy.

9. Inkstone (砚台)

Inkstoen is made of stone to hold ink in this plate-shaped quart pot.

10. Massage armchair (按摩椅)

This is an electric chair which will do massage for the one who sits on it.

11. Foot basin (洗脚盆)

This is the electric basin which is helped people to wash their feet and take foot massage as well.

12. Electric bike (电动自行车)

An electric car is an automobile that is propelled by one or more electric motors, using electrical energy stored in batteries or another energy storage device.

13. Toothpick (牙签)

A toothpick is a small stick of wood, plastic, bamboo, metal, bone or other substance used to remove detritus from the teeth, usually after a meal.

14. Free-access to movie and mp3 (免费下载音乐、浏览视频)

In China, people are easily to have access to the website for free films and mp3s.

15. Red packet (红包)

In Chinese and other Asian societies, a red envelope or a monetary gift is given during holidays or special occasions.

16. Fire crackers (爆竹)

A firecracker is a small explosive device primarily designed to produce a large amount of noise, however, Chinese people now use it to celebrate festivals.

17. Red socks (红袜子)

Chinese people wear red socks when their age meets 12 years old.

18. Liquor (白酒)

Chinese people drink liquor as western people drink beer and wine.

19. Humidifier (加湿器)

A humidifier is a household appliance that increases humidity in a single room or in the entire house.

20. QQ (一种在线聊天工具)

QQ is an online chat tool for most Chinese people, like MSN and Gtalk

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