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'Tuhao' sends 8.88m yuan in cash as betrothal gift   

浙江义乌土豪888万现金定亲 重达102公斤

2013-11-13 14:53 Ecns.cn Web Editor: Si Huan

(ECNS) – A man in Yiwu, Zhejiang province, has sent 8.88 million yuan (US$1.5 million) in cash, which weighs in at 102 kilograms, as part of a gift to his fiancee, according to CRI Online.

According to local tradition, standard betrothal gifts are called "18 loads,. which means a prospective groom should send 18 loads of goods to his fiancees's home for the engagement ceremony.

Betrothal gifts worth several hundred-thousand yuan, and even millions of yuan, are common in Yiwu. However, the man will receive a dowry worth more than the gifts he has sent from the bride's side at the wedding.

Tuhao is a new word that has become wildly popular in China. It generally means rich people.

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