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Saturday, February 13, 2010

"Beauty" Japanese calligraphy



""(bi, or utsukusii) It is translated as Beauty.
This character is written by Kanzi,
Semi-cursive script.

Etymology :  
(sheep)  +   (big, great)

The sheep has the meaning of the animal of the sacrifice with it used as a gift in religious service.
This letter may have expressed the beauty of the religious service.

Regular script is
here, look at please.

4 comments:

  1. This is very expressive..amazing how the letter does covey this..as you say, beauty-

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  2. I can see why it expresses beauty. It IS beauty!

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  3. The beauty of the word 'beauty'!
    Amazing.

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