Tea Trivia Day 7
Posted by Kimiko URIU on April 11, 2011 (0 Comments)
Cha, Thay or Shai. Yes, the correct answer is Cha.
The Chinese character for tea is 茶. One pronounces this Chinese character differently in different parts of China due to the different dialects. However, the two most common pronunciations are: cha and te which have also become part of many languages worldwide. The word Cha comes from the Cantonese dialect and was formally used to describe the first flush harvest of tea.
Just to name a few for te:
Just to name a few for cha: