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the study of the supposed occult influence of numbers on human affairs

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This is because 8 is an auspicious number for the Chinese.
The number six is also considered to be a very auspicious number for the Mandarin Chinese because it is a homonym of the word for 'flowing' or 'smooth', whereas the number 14 is by far the most feared number, as the combination of the words 10 (shi) and four (si), can mean 'accident' or, when read separately, 'will die'.
Owen was given the auspicious number seven shirt worn by George Best, Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona, David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo, and Ferguson said it was a challenge he would relish.
Eight being an auspicious number in China, it is appropriate that May-Treanor and Walsh continued to build on current records notching their 108th consecutive match victory.
ItCOs not only the Chinese government that considers eight an auspicious number and is opening the Olympics at 8.