Chinese Couplet Names
- Chun-lian: Spring couplets, written on red paper, used for New Year decorations
- Men-lian: Door couplets, pasted on bothside of door post
- yin-lian:pillar couplets, written on scrolls and hung on the pillars of a hall.
- Wan-lian: elegiac couplets, Written on white paper, used for lamenting people's death.
- shou-lian:longevity couplets, used for celebrating old people's birthday