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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

"Pure" Japanese calligraphy



"" (sei, or shō). It is translated as clear, pure, clean, peaceful.
This character is written by Kanzi,
Regular script.

Etymology : Phono-semantic compound
semantic  
(water)  +  phonetic   (blue)

A meaning and pronunciation match this letter very much.
It is used for a person's name well.

7 comments:

  1. As pure as your heart and mind, Ruma-sensei :)

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  2. It's another impressive image - pure wisdom!

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  3. Already you know that I they are charmed with your calligraphy. Precious(beautiful) and original. Happy week. Cordial regards.

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  4. oh, i have always loved this kanji - and the way your strokes become full of light, almost transparent, it's amazing, so wonderful...

    did you also post wa kei sei jaku?

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  5. Interesting how the strokes are slightly faded in this shot

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