Ang pao (红包) is the Hokkien-language pronunciation for the red packet. One might also encounter the spelling hóng bāo, which are the same words but in Mandarin. In Cantonese, the red packet is known as lay see or lay see fung (利是 or 利是封).
Ang pao or ang pow is the English translation of hóngbāo or red envelope. Inside is usually a monetary gift usually given at family gatherings, social events and special occasions like weddings or graduations and holidays like Chinese New Year. The Chinese use the color red because it symbolizes good luck and wards off evil spirits.
ang pao ang pao (English)Noun ang pao (pl. ang paos). Alternative form of ang pow; 1965, Joy Manson, Festivals of Malaya, page 40: But the practices governing the giving of ang paos defy simplification, and I heard only recently — in a Hokkien family — of a married daughter giving an ang pao to her parents, although they were by then grandparents many times over.
ang pau (English)Noun ang pau (pl. ang paus). Alternative form of ang pow; 1963, Singapore Legislative Assembly, Debates: official report - Volume 21, page 271: So the photographers who were there when the people raised their hands snapped the picture, and it came out with everybody raising his hands for the great ang pau from the Prime Minister who, at that particular time, was the Chairman.
2. It was used to ward off evil. More than a monetary gift given during special occasions, the ang pao was used to ward off evil spirits during the ancient times. In fact, it was called yāsuì qián which means “money warding off evil spirits.”. The threaded coins were also used by people then to protect the elderly from sickness and death.
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