(Monday Reflection) : Lion Dance/Barongsai/舞獅


In China it’s called 舞獅 Pronounced differently in Chinese languages. Mandarin will say wǔshī Cantonese will say mou5 si1 Southern Min/Hokkien will say it as 跳獅 (thiau sai) Vietnamese will say múa lân Korean will say sajachum Japanese will say it as shishimai Malaysian will say literally as ‘tari singa’ and Indonesian adopts barongsai (the word ‘sai’ is clearly…