Chinese Year Tokens

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The token [chYYYY] corresponds to [yyyy], and converts to the Chinese year corresponding to the token's date (currently 4639 for most of 2002)..

 

The mixed-source token [chYear] displays the animal year name (dragon, snake, tiger, ...), in the language of the token, for the tokens's date. So for example, on April 7, 2002, the token [chYear] in English and Chinese may respectively convert to :

 

       

 

The reason why we underline the word "may" in the 2 paragraphs above, is that the actual conversion depends on the value you set for these tokens in the Tokens Manager. The conversions presented above are the generally accepted ones, but you are free to modify them.

 

The mixed-source tokens [chYrS] and [chYrB] display only the stem or branch, respectively, of the Chinese year name (stem and branch), in the language of the token, for the tokens's date. For example, on April 7, 2002, the token [chYrS][chYrB] in English and Chinese may respectively convert to :

 

       

 

These tokens are a bit special because they have default values that will be displayed automatically and therefore you will usually not need to specify a translation in the tokens manager. The token [chYrSB] displays both the stem and branch and is equivalent to the use of the 2 tokens together :

 

  [chYrSB] is the same as  [chYrS][chYrB]

 

If you also want to display the Chinese character for the word "year", to the right of the result for the [chYrSB] token, then append the letter "n" to it so that the token becomes [chYrSBn].

 

See also : Chinese Tokens.


Topic 172470 updated on 13-May-2016.
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