5179

What Does 5179 Mean?

In a text, the numbers 5179 mean "I want to drink wine." If you were to read these numbers in Chinese, they would sound similar to the Chinese words 我要吃酒, which translate as "I want to drink wine."

Lots of Chinese words sound similar to the Chinese numbers. As a result, sentences can be created using just numbers. Of note, the number "0" (zero), which is used to represent the word "you," does not sound much like the Chinese word for "you," but it is still used so meaningful sentences can be created. These Chinese chat codes have become highly popular, not only in countries where Chinese characters are used but also in countries with different alphabets (e.g., Latin, Arabic, Cyrillic).
NumberChinese MeaningEnglish Meaning

5179

我要吃酒
I want to drink wine.
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meaning of 5179

When the individual numbers in 5179 are read aloud in Chinese, they sound like the words 我要吃酒, which mean "I want to drink wine."

Summary of Key Points

The Chinese phrase 我要吃酒, which translates as "I want to drink wine," is the most common definition for 5179 on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
5179
Definition:我要吃酒 (I want to drink wine)
Type:Chinese "Numerical Sentence"
Guessability:guessability level 1

1: Easy to guess (if you understand Chinese, else virtually impossible)

Typical Users:typical user

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