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Saturday, May 1, 2010

"Wind" Japanese calligraphy



"" (fū, or kaze). It is translated as wind.
This character is written by Kanzi,
Seal script.

Etymology : Phono-semantic compound
phonetic 
(all)  +  semantic   (insect)

The ancient people thought that all living entities appeared with wind.


Eternal fate.
Born in the wind, Gone in the wind...

7 comments:

  1. This seems a very strong character with bold strokes...good, I think, for depicting the wind!

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  2. If that stroke, as you say, I'll believe it means wind. I love your handwriting.

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  3. Very strong image of the very strong element!

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  4. The seal script is still hard for me to understand and read. Thank you Ruma-sensei for teaching us about the seal script.

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  5. Muy interesante tu caligrafía. Enhorabuena. Saludos

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  6. seal script is difficult to read and write but I know this is one of the beautiful culture.


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