Paper Umbrellas-Multiple Sons and Fortunes
Umbrella has the meaning of fertility derived from the intrinsic structure
Because the traditional Chinese character for umbrella ： five “人”
so meaning umbrella is composed of five “人”, which is consistent with our traditional folklore.
line with the traditional Chinese folklore:
- many sons
- many blessings
- early birth
- perfect destiny
Due to the existence of the dialect, so Hakka people believe the word “umbrella” means “son”
In this sense, paper umbrellas like
- high reproductive capacity
- folkloric connotation of fertility worship
- show great vitality
According to the law of analogy, and identity in primitive thinking, as long as there is partial similarity between two things.
they can assimilat into the same phenomenon as a whole,
- same magical power
- people hope
the strong vitality of the “umbrella” will make the bride have strong fertility.
Paper umbrella means good luck
For the Chinese, Not only marriage is the important event in life,but also the basis for the legitimate existence of the family , and its conclusion directly affects the development of a clan system.
Therefore, although marriage is a good thing, but interfere with by
- various tangible
- intangible social forces
- some mysterious
- irresistible natural forces
during the process of its conclusion. In order to remove the interference and damage.
Chinese folk develop complicate matters, to avoid evil spirits in all aspects of the marriage process,
so as to avoid misfortune in the marriage,
In the early days of human existence
- productivity level was extremely low, and
- difficulty in maintaining their food and clothing
so impossible to have a correct scientific understanding of the magic of nature.
paper umbrella was given a sacred mission, because
- aesthetic value
- protection from the wind and rain
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