Tuesday, December 14, 2010
"Happiness" Japanese calligraphy
"幸" (kō, SHIAWASE). It is translated as favor, luck, happiness, etc.
This character is written by Kanzi, Regular script.
Etymology : Hieroglyph
幸 ⇒ The state that expressed fetters.
The meaning is happy that it is worn fetters than severed head punishment.
This character pronunciation is used for well.
It is one of the most famous in Japanese.
しあわせ : SHIAWASE
This character phrase is used for well.
It is one of the most wonderful in Japanese.
幸福 : HAPPINESS
This letter gives a very happy impression to us.
Therefore, it is often used as a part of the names.
I pray to your and yours "HAPPINESS".