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DescriptionChinese riddles are closely connected with the shape, pronunciation or meaning of Chinese characters. Riddles based on the structure of Chinese characters appear first in a work of the fifth century.
Since the Song Dynasty (960-1279), guessing game of riddles has been popular and begun to take various forms. Because in the Lantern Festival, riddles were put on lanterns for people to guess the answers, riddles were also called lantern riddles. Nowadays, this custom is still practiced in many places across China.
The relations between riddles and their answers have many varieties. Some riddles are created according to grapheme or meaning of a character and some, according to illusion of a character. Some riddles make use of characters to guess proverbs, Xiehouyu (a two-part allegorical saying) and so on.
1. More than 5000 riddles.
2. Divided unread, read and favorite tab page.
3. Easy and simple.