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Dolphin

China hǎi tún
Japan iruka
Dolphin Wall Scroll

海豚 is a common Chinese and Japanese Kanji title for "dolphin." This can also refer to other small toothed whales, such as porpoises, belugas, etc.


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

海豚

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Mandarin hǎi tún / hai3 tun2
Taiwan hai t`un / hai tun
Japanese iruka いるか
Chinese dolphin
Japanese (gikun reading) (kana only) dolphin (or other small toothed whales, such as porpoises, belugas, etc.)
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江豬


江猪

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Mandarin jiāng zhū / jiang1 zhu1
Taiwan chiang chu
Chinese Chinese river dolphin, Lipotes vexillifer

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江豚

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Mandarin jiāng tún / jiang1 tun2
Taiwan chiang t`un / chiang tun
Chinese river dolphin

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金鯱

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Japanese kinshachi きんしゃち
Japanese golden dolphin

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しいら

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Japanese shiira / shira しいら
Japanese (kana only) mahimahi (Coryphaena hippurus); common dolphinfish; dolphin; dorado

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イルカ

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Japanese iruka イルカ
Japanese (kana only) dolphin (or other small toothed whales, such as porpoises, belugas, etc.); (female given name) Iruka

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シイラ

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Japanese shiira / shira シイラ
Japanese (kana only) mahimahi (Coryphaena hippurus); common dolphinfish; dolphin; dorado

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川海豚

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Japanese kawairuka かわいるか
Japanese (kana only) river dolphin

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条海豚

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Japanese sujiiruka / sujiruka すじいるか
Japanese (kana only) striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba)

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河巨頭

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Japanese kawagondou / kawagondo かわごんどう
Japanese (kana only) Irrawaddy dolphin (Orcaella brevirostris)

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河海豚

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Japanese kawairuka かわいるか
Japanese (kana only) river dolphin

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海豚座

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Mandarin hǎi tún zuò / hai3 tun2 zuo4
Taiwan hai t`un tso / hai tun tso
Japanese irukaza いるかざ
Chinese Delphinus (constellation)
Japanese Delphinus (constellation); the Dolphin

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斑海豚

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Japanese madarairuka まだらいるか
Japanese (kana only) pantropical spotted dolphin (Stenella attenuata)

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真海豚

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Japanese mairuka まいるか
Japanese (kana only) short-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus delphis)

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白鱀豚


白暨豚

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Mandarin bái jì tún / bai2 ji4 tun2
Taiwan pai chi t`un / pai chi tun
Chinese Chinese river dolphin (Lipotes vexillifer)

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花巨頭

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Japanese hanagondou / hanagondo はなごんどう
Japanese (kana only) Risso's dolphin (Grampus griseus); grampus

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鎌海豚

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Japanese kamairuka かまいるか
Japanese (kana only) Pacific white-sided dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens)

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金の鯱

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Japanese kinnoshachihoko きんのしゃちほこ
 kinnoshachi きんのしゃち
Japanese golden dolphin

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いるか座

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Japanese irukaza いるかざ
Japanese Delphinus (constellation); the Dolphin

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マヒマヒ

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Japanese mahimahi マヒマヒ
Japanese mahi-mahi (Coryphaena hippurus); common dolphinfish; dolphin

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マイルカ

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Japanese mairuka マイルカ
Japanese (kana only) short-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus delphis)

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半道海豚

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Japanese bandouiruka / bandoiruka ばんどういるか
 handouiruka / handoiruka はんどういるか
Japanese (kana only) bottlenose dolphin; bottlenosed dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)

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南鎌海豚

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Japanese minamikawairuka みなみかわいるか
Japanese (kana only) Peale's dolphin (Lagenorhynchus australis)

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寬吻海豚


宽吻海豚

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Mandarin kuān wěn hǎi tún / kuan1 wen3 hai3 tun2
Taiwan k`uan wen hai t`un / kuan wen hai tun
Chinese bottle-nosed dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)

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小鯱海豚

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Japanese koshachiiruka / koshachiruka こしゃちいるか
Japanese (kana only) Haviside's dolphin (Cephalorhynchus heavisidii)

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嘴長海豚

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Japanese hashinagairuka はしながいるか
Japanese (kana only) spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris)

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数歯巨頭

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Japanese kazuhagondou / kazuhagondo かずはごんどう
Japanese (kana only) melon-headed whale (Peponocephala electra); many-toothed blackfish; electra dolphin

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皺歯海豚

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Japanese shiwahairuka しわはいるか
Japanese (kana only) rough-toothed dolphin (Steno bredanensis)

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瓶鼻海豚

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Mandarin píng bí hǎi tún / ping2 bi2 hai3 tun2
Taiwan p`ing pi hai t`un / ping pi hai tun
Chinese bottle-nosed dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)

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背張海豚

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Japanese seppariiruka / seppariruka せっぱりいるか
Japanese (kana only) Hector's dolphin (Cephalorhynchus hectori)

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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Dolphin 海豚irukahǎi tún / hai3 tun2 / hai tun / haitun hai t`un / haitun / hai tun

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All of our calligraphy wall scrolls are handmade.

When the calligrapher finishes creating your artwork, it is taken to my art mounting workshop in Beijing where a wall scroll is made by hand from a combination of silk, rice paper, and wood.
After we create your wall scroll, it takes at least two weeks for air mail delivery from Beijing to you.

Allow a few weeks for delivery. Rush service speeds it up by a week or two for $10!

When you select your calligraphy, you'll be taken to another page where you can choose various custom options.


A nice Chinese calligraphy wall scroll

The wall scroll that Sandy is holding in this picture is a "large size"
single-character wall scroll.
We also offer custom wall scrolls in small, medium, and an even-larger jumbo size.

A professional Chinese Calligrapher

Professional calligraphers are getting to be hard to find these days.
Instead of drawing characters by hand, the new generation in China merely type roman letters into their computer keyboards and pick the character that they want from a list that pops up.

There is some fear that true Chinese calligraphy may become a lost art in the coming years. Many art institutes in China are now promoting calligraphy programs in hopes of keeping this unique form of art alive.

Trying to learn Chinese calligrapher - a futile effort

Even with the teachings of a top-ranked calligrapher in China, my calligraphy will never be good enough to sell. I will leave that to the experts.

A high-ranked Chinese master calligrapher that I met in Zhongwei

The same calligrapher who gave me those lessons also attracted a crowd of thousands and a TV crew as he created characters over 6-feet high. He happens to be ranked as one of the top 100 calligraphers in all of China. He is also one of very few that would actually attempt such a feat.


Check out my lists of Japanese Kanji Calligraphy Wall Scrolls and Old Korean Hanja Calligraphy Wall Scrolls.

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