【Popular Word】佛系 fó xì
佛系 fó xì
Buddha-like, Very peaceful; 佛fó: Buddha;
This word was getting popular in 2018, it means peace of mind, without much desire, just like what Buddhism claims. People who is 佛系fó xì，are generally not picky and very easygoing, always say “everything is ok”.
The word comes from a magazine in Japan in 2014: “佛男子”（仏男子, Buddha-like man）, originally refers to a man, who is focused on his own interests or work, and does not want to spend time with girls.
1 她是一个佛系妈妈，觉得孩子不需要去补习班。Tā shì yí gè fó xì māma , juéde háizi bù xūyào qù bǔxí bān. (She is a mother with a peaceful-mind, thinks that her child doesn’t need to go to cram schools.)
2 她在网上买的东西不太好，但是她觉得没关系，也不想退货，真是佛系购物。Tā zài wǎngshang mǎi de dōngxi bú tài hǎo, dànshì tā juéde méi guānxi, yě bù xiǎng tuìhuò, zhēn shì fó xì gòuwù. （The things she bought online are not very good, but she thinks it’s okay and doesn’t want to return, it’s really a “whatever” shopping experience!）
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