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Friday, February 19, 2010

"Country" Japanese calligraphy



"" (koku, or kuni). It is translated as nation, country.
This character is written by Kanzi,
Regular script.

Etymology : Phono-semantic compound
semantic
(erect, proud)  +  phonetic (or, either, else)

The country consists of various things.
Land, Nature, Animals, Plants, Human being, and pride, etc....

7 comments:

  1. Dear Ruma, a question for You. Is this ideogram the ancient form of 国 or is 国 a different Kanji? This thing I never understood well.
    Best wishes and... congtatulations on the new layout!

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  2. Thank you for another lesson! I always wait for your posts.

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  3. This character is beautiful, so is the simplified 国, I like both.

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  4. Curiosa y original. Muy bonita caligrafía. Saludos desde España.

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  5. Thank You for Your explanation, Romasan! Best wishes!

    P.S. Your icon in the list of followers in my blog is not visible since 2 days and I do not understand why...

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  6. Bonsoir
    tout simplement superbe pas beaucoup de temps pour rester dsl

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  7. Thanks for another calligraphy keep posting.


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