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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

"Gentleness" Japanese calligraphy



"" (yū, yasashii). It is translated as gentleness, kind, superior, etc.
This character is written by Kanzi,
Regular script.

Etymology : Phono-semantic compound
優 ⇒ 憂 (melancholy) + 人 (man)

This character is loved by Japanese.
The people may find the internal characteristic in this.


The sorrow may be gentle with people.
A human being is person that it is more vain than the Nature.

However, the depth seems to be infinite in the same way.


12 comments:

  1. It is very interesting the presence also of 心 (Hearth). In Japanese this word is much more kind than in the European languages.

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  2. Gentless and kindness - such great values and such a beautiful image!

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  3. This looks like a person with eyes to me...a gentle person, of course, Ruma-san.

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  4. Que maraviiiiiilha Ruma!!! Adoro PDS!!
    Bjiiiiinho grande

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  5. Reminds me of the Chinese word 優秀. Marvellous!

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  6. It really is as beautiful as its meaning.

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  7. Congratulations beautiful photos ..

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  8. Oh this is just wonderful, thanks a lot!

    Roger
    banksy canvas print

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  9. What a brilliant post, thanks a lot for sharing this with us!
    photo canvas prints

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