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Friday, November 6, 2009

" Beauty " Japanese Calligraphy





   "美" (bi, or utsukushii). It is translated as the beauty.
   This character is written by Kanzi, Regular script.

   "A sheep" (top half) and composition of "the big" (bottom half) are "the beauty".
   "The sheep" has the meaning of "the animal of the sacrifice" with an animal used as a gift in religious service.

   Please look at other form Semi-cursive script of the this calligraphy,
click here.


7 comments:

  1. It´s not that far from sky character. Only with more lines on top...hey, that´s exactly as it should be!

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  2. I like this image - it's beauty indeed!

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  3. I so love the characters..they are beautiful!!

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  4. I like this better than the semi cursive...but both are very pretty.

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  5. Big + sheep? The ancient Chinese must have been keen on sheep to use them for the word for beauty.

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  6. Your writing is a work of art!

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