Monday, November 29, 2010
"Leaf" Japanese calligraphy
"葉" (yō, ha). It is translated as leaf, petal, etc.
This character is written by Kanzi, Semi-cursive script .
Etymology : Phono-semantic compound
葉 ⇒ 枼 (table) + 艸 (grass)
The leaves have the fate they leave momentarily.
The West and the Orient.
The both may have the same recognition toward this word.
The impression is good for this season.
The moment of fallen leaves turns red and yellow most.
It is a sign of the winter, and a mystery of the Nature.