Monday, March 29, 2010
"Madrid" Japanese calligraphy
"馬徳里" (Ma d rid). It is translated as Madrid of Spanish capital.
This character is written by Kanzi, Regular script.
The world main city can be written in Kanji letter.
The kanji is an ideograph, but there is not the meaning in particular on these letters combination themself. However, the individual letter has a good meaning.
ex. Paris, Warsaw.
Etymology : 馬 (horse) + 徳 (virtue, ethics) + 里 (village)
It is usage of a special kanji "ateji" called.
In the Far East, Spain is famous as a historic sightseeing country.
In addition, it is known as hometown of "Francisco de Xavier" which propagated Christianity for the first time in Japan.
There are churches about him (one more) and the historic places in this whole country a lot.
The cherry tree resembles an almond very much.
The flower of the Spanish almond is very beautiful.