Tuesday, March 28, 2023

" Cherry " Japanese calligraphy


 " ( ō, or sakura ). It is translated as cherry blossom, cherry tree.
This character is written by Kanzi, Regular script.

Etymology : Phono-semantic compound
semantic  ( tree )  +  phonetic  ( baby, infant )

The cherry blossom is one of the flowers loved most in the Far East.
It has a short period of the flowering with about 1 week.
The transiency is a characteristic.