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Monday, February 22, 2010

"Ume" Japanese calligraphy



"" (bai, or ume). It is translated as plum, prune.
This character is written by Kanzi,
Regular script.

Etymology : Phono-semantic compound
semantic
(tree, wood)  +  phonetic (every)

The tree to tell about spring of every year.
The Ume blossoms may be the roles.

4 comments:

  1. MAGNIFIQUE!

    A qui est la signature en rouge?
    et que signifie-t-elle?

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  2. Excelentes fotos.

    Magníficas flores.

    Felicitaciones.

    Un abrazo.

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  3. I like the composition of this character very much. I like all the character with the tree on the side, because it's easy to draw. Once again you showed that you are Master of Kanji, dear Ruma.

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  4. I like the grey instead of black.
    This character is very beautiful, we can imagine all movements of Kanzi!

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