LIVAC Past New Chinese Buzzword Rosters
2004-2016

2016

2016 新詞榜
 
The 2016 top 5 new words in Pan-Chinese communities include: 寨卡/ 茲卡 (Zika virus), 肯亞案(Kenyan Case)
霸王級寒潮/ 帝王級寒流 (Supreme East Asia Cold Wave), 布堅尼/ 布基尼 (Burkini), 冷對抗 (Cold Confrontation).
 
 

2015

2015 新詞榜
 
The 2015 top 5 new words in Pan-Chinese communities include: 安保法 (National Security Bill)
習朱會 (Xi-Chu Meeting), 津爆 (Tianjin Explosion), 塵爆 (Dust Explosion), 私租車 (Private Car Rental)
 
 

2014

2014 新詞榜
 
The 2014 top 5 new words in Pan-Chinese communities include: 滬港通 (Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect), 
太陽花學運 (Sunflower Movement), 自拍神器 (Selfie Stick), APEC藍 (APEC Blue), 萌萌噠 (Acting Cute).
 
 

2013

2013 新詞榜
 
The 2013 top 5 new words in Pan-Chinese communities include: 比特幣 (Bitcoin), 房姐 (Property Sister)
土豪金 (Tuhao Gold), 巨鴨 (Rubber Duck), 玉兔號 (Jade Rabbit) . 
 
 

2012

2012 新詞榜
 
The 2012 top 5 new words in Pan-Chinese communities include: 騎馬舞 (Gangnam Style Dance), 林來瘋 (Linsanity)
薄案 (Bo Xilai Case), 青貧族 (Young and Poor Working Adults), 財政懸崖 (Fiscal Cliff)
 
 

2011

2011 新詞榜
 
The 2011 top 5 new words in Pan-Chinese communities include: 希債/ 意債 (Greek Debt Crisis)
茉莉花革命 (Jasmine Revolution), 巴菲特稅 (Buffett Tax), 卡恩案 (The Kahn Incident), 裙裝令 (The Skirt Code)
 
 

2010

2010 新詞榜
 
The 2010 top 5 new words in Pan-Chinese communities include: 貨幣戰 (Currency War), 犀利哥 (Beggar Prince)
嗚嗚祖拉 (Vuvuzela), 蒜你狠 (“Garlic Cruel You”), 世博熱 (Expo Craze).
 
 

2009

2009 新詞榜
 
The 2009 top 5 new words in Pan-Chinese communities include: 甲流 (Influenza A/ H1N1)
八八水災 (August 8th Flood), 巧實力 (Smart Power), 民族柱 (56 Nationalities Pillars), 富二代 (Trust Fund Baby)
 
 

2008

2008 新詞榜v.6
 
The 2008 top 5 new words in Pan-Chinese communities include: 金融海嘯 Financial Tsunami
五一二 China 512 Earthquake, 聖火燈/ 火種燈 Holy Olympic Torch, 限塑/ 限塑令 Ban on Plastic Bags
艷照門 Racy Photogate. 
 
 

2007

2007 新詞榜v.6
 
The 2007 top 5 new words in Pan-Chinese communities include: Four Imperatives and One Non-issue (四要一沒有)
UN Vote (入聯公投), CRH (China Railway High-speed) Trains (和諧號), Subprime Mortgage Crisis (次按風暴/次貸), 
Defence Minister (防衛相)
 
 

2006

2006 新詞榜v.6
 
The 2006 top 5 new words in Pan-Chinese communities include: The Movement Against Chert Shui-bian (倒扁), 
Abolishment of Guidelines for National Unification (終統), Eight-honor and Eight-shame (八榮八恥), 
Catholic Bishop Selected by Chinese Catholic Church Itself (自選自聖), Shanghai Pension Scandal (社保案).
 
 

2005

2005 新詞榜v.7
 
The 2005 top 5 new words in Pan-Chinese communities include: Entering UN Security Council (入常), Fuwa (福娃), 
EU Constitution (歐憲), Streptococcus Suis (豬鏈球菌病), Lien-Hu Meeting (連胡會). 
 
 

2004

2004 新詞榜
 
The 2004 top 5 new words in Pan-Chinese communities include: Prisoner-abuse (虐俘/虐囚)
Spirit (機遇號/ 勇氣號/ 機會號/ 精神號), Jiangong (健宮), Immunoglobulin G, Immunoglobulin M (IgG、IgM), 
Proba (普羅巴).