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Have you ever used the Alipay app?
Alipay is the Chinese name of the Alipay app, which is China’s most popular third-party online payment solution founded by Jack Ma and controlled by Ant Financial Service Group. It commits to providing a “simple, secure, and fast” payment solution for massive smartphone users.
As a widely-used indispensable app, Alipay not only allows people to pay or receive money with mobile phones but also supports dozens of services with convenience not limited to go online shopping, order take-outs, pay bills of credit card and expenses on water/electric power/natural gas, buy movie tickets, track parcel delivery, make transactions of funds or financial products, insurances, etc.
Know More About Using Alipay
For different markets and users across the world, Alipay has officially released three editions: Alipay Chinese (better known as Alipay) for mainland China, Alipay HK, and Alipay International for overseas.
With the help of different Alipay editions, the Chinese people can access and use Alipay worldwide, and the foreign tourists who are traveling or plan to go to China are also able to access Alipay’s functions within a limited period in China, and then to enjoy convenient mobile payment service and more usages like the locals. To know more about Alipay usages, please free to read bilingual Alipay stories as follows. 😛
? WORD ALIPAY MEANING IN CHINESE WITH PINYIN
Alipay is written as "支付宝 (zhī fù bǎo)" in simplified Chinese. The first two Chinese characters "支付 (zhī fù)" are combined into a common Chinese word meaning "to pay for something". And the last character "宝 (bǎo)" is not only used to refer to ancient currency in China but also indicates the treasure or precious things. In this case, the Chinese word of Alipay has properly reflected the tool's most important use that is to make payments on behalf of the real currency, or we say the cashless.
Nowadays, mobile pay gets incredibly popular in China, and cashless transactions are becoming a reality and normal in Chinese people’s life. Undoubtedly, Alipay and WeChat pay are the top two of the most popular mobile payment methods in China. Once linking the mobile phone to the Internet, you can use Alipay to complete payments either online or offline, pay at home or outside, transfer money to sellers or friends nearby or remotely, and exchange funds with others.
To know more about how to use Alipay step by step, please check out the English-Chinese stories we offered here.
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