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

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88 figure because eight is an auspicious number in Chinese.
To celebrate the launch, and reflecting the Chinese belief that eight is an auspicious number, flights to Chengdu are available from just Au508 if booked between today and January 6, 2013.
if you're headed to cairo, check out the new 8 restaurant - 8 being an auspicious number in chinese culture - at the Four seasons Hotel cairo at Nile Plaza.
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'.
7th Short of the numerically attractive 10th of the 10th 2010, 7th was chosen for its numerological significance given that the 7 + 11= 18 divisible by 9 is an auspicious number in local numerology, so much so that former dictator Ne Win decommissioned bank notes to be divisible by 9.
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.