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Friday, June 18, 2010

"Way" Japanese calligraphy



"" (dō, or michi).
It is translated as path, road, street, method, way.
This character is written by Kanzi,
Semi-cursive script.

Etymology : 
(walk) + (head)
Compounds :
柔道 (jūdō), 道德 (morality, ethics)

The way "道" is called
"Tao", and it is the thought that Laozi valued most.

9 comments:

  1. how beautiful! so many ways to translate "way" -- a direction, a process --

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  2. Beautifully written. It's a very important character for the Chinese, the way or path or the tao is the base for taoism, the religion.

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  3. Camino sin resistencias... es un trazado ligero y firme a la vez... con los cambios que surgen el en camino... bella expresión, si.
    -.-

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  4. A pictorial Language!
    Amazing !!

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  5. A painted language - the more I see, the more I understand. I love this language! A big hug from Luzia.

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  6. Wonderfully flowing script. 道可道,非常道

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  7. This is also beautiful i like it.


    Laby[big suit]

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