CHINESEDATE

Converts a date into Lunar (Chinese) date. This is the simple version of the CHINESEDATEPRO function.

The Lunar Calendar is the way of calculating dates by Chinese. It is still very commonly used nowadays. Therefore this function is a very useful tool to convert dates into Lunar dates.

Syntax

CHINESEDATE(curDate, english_or_chinese)

curDate the date to be converted into Lunar (Chinese) date.
english_or_chinese Optional. Either 1 or 2. 1 means the date output will be in English. 2 means the date output will be in Chinese. Default is 1, if omitted.

Example

If today is 18 Apr 2013,

CHINESEDATE(NOW()) returns 9 Mar 2013
CHINESEDATE(NOW(), 1) returns 9 Mar 2013
CHINESEDATE(NOW(), 2) returns

Note:

See Also:

CHINESEDATEPRO
ZODIAC