Chopsticks-Fork in Chinese Table
Chopsticks called chopsticks, a very invented by Chinese han ethnic characteristics of eating tools. Ancient books “, everything is done, the old yu “, “zhou XiZhe is like zhu, and carried on some children.” The late king zhou of shang dynasty monarch, visible in the 11th century BC have appeared in our country, seiko manufacturing of ivory chopsticks, that is to say, recorded in the history of our country have to use chopsticks has 3000 years history. In addition, folk legends about chopsticks also many, said son tooth revelation invented by the divine bird of chopstick, said da ji to win the favor of king zhou invented hostaes with chopsticks, with dayu water conservancy advantage to save time in the branches of the hot food and the legend of the invention of chopsticks.
Call are used in today’s society, chopsticks, but experts and scholars in calligraphy, poetry and articles are still called chopsticks chopsticks or ç¯, did not like “pushing peng may language” “forget the beginning”.
Chopsticks are the standard length of six points to seven inches long, representative have desires, in order to show is essentially different with animals.
Chopsticks “chopsticks” word is how evolution to come over? This title since the Ming dynasty, as well as Liu Rong written book glycine garden stories recorded: “folk customs, taboo is everywhere, and wuzhong. Such as the boat line up ‘live’, ‘taboo’, ‘chopsticks’ to’, ‘.” Originally, “zhu” and “live” unisonant, IP dreads the ship broke down, so they called “zhu” is the “fast”, meaning let the ship line quickly. Today because of the spread already a long time, to have also called zhu for tachyon between literary intelligentsia, forget its beginning also. “Japanese people do not have this kind of taboo, so Japan is called” zhu “my chopsticks. Chopsticks is bamboo made, over time, the posterity put” fast “and” bamboo “, known as “the chopsticks”.
written by chenyaya