The name for the sweet or savoury steamed nìn gou, “sticky cake”, alludes to nìn nìn gou sing, “to improve year on year”.
Lisa Lim
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Language Matters by Lisa Lim

How language dictates the menu at our Lunar New Year feasts

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The name for the sweet or savoury steamed nìn gou, “sticky cake”, alludes to nìn nìn gou sing, “to improve year on year”.
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