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What Color Is Your Tea?



What Color Is Your Tea?


An example of how colors can be different in Chinese and English.  


“Can you differentiate black tea from red tea?” I asked one of my foreign friends one day. “I know black tea. But I haven’t heard of red tea”, he answered with a smile.
Sharing things that I find interesting is always a pleasure. Now let me tell you the difference. In Chinese, black tea is known as 〝red tea〞(红茶,Mandarin Chinese hongcha), a description of the color of the liquid. The term black tea refers to the color of the oxidized leaves. In Chinese, 〝black tea〞is a common classification for post-fermented teas, such as Pu-erh tea; In the Western world, 〝red tea” more commonly refers to rooibos, a South African tisane.





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