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| 1. Beautiful Girl
2. Jinni / Golden Girl
3. Bad Girl
4. Girl Power / Woman Power
6. Beauty / Beautiful Princess
| 7. Beloved Daughter|
9. Strong Woman
10. Beautiful Princess
11. Beautiful Woman
12. Beauty / Beautiful / Handsome
This can be read as "girl power," "woman power," or "female strength."
This is kind of a strange or unofficial title in Chinese and Japanese. At least, it's not common for a wall scroll.
This should be "onna ryoku" in Japanese but I found some who suggest it should be "me riki."
This means, a beauty; beautiful (woman); princess; young lady of noble birth; girl; small & lovely.
This is used a bit more commonly in Chinese than Japanese.
Note: This can be the female given name "Hime" in Japanese.
王女 is a Japanese title that means princess.
女強人 is the best way to say "strong woman" or "strong and independent woman" in Chinese.
Grammar in China is a bit different, so these three characters literally read as "female strength person" or "woman strong person." This might sound funny in English but this is a natural-sounding title in Chinese.
美麗的公主 is how to write beautiful princess in Chinese. The first two characters mean feminine beauty, or rather a way to say beautiful that only applies to women. The middle character is just a connecting character. The last two characters mean princess.
See Also: Queen
美麗的女人 is the best and most polite way to express "beautiful woman" in Chinese.
Note: Some people may like the simple 2-character way to express this but there are some bad connotations with that, so better to stay with this longer and more respectful title.
See Also: Beauty
This word is often used to describe the beauty of a woman. However, when applied to a man, it can mean handsome. It's also the first character in the word for "beauty salon" which you will see all over China and Japan.
This can be used as the given name for a girl (spell it or say it as "Mei" or "May").
For a bit of trivia: The title for the "USA" in Chinese is "Mei Guo" which literally means "Beautiful Country." This name was bestowed at a time before Chairman Mao came to power and decided that China didn't like the USA anymore (even though we fought together against the Japanese in WWII). But these days, Chinese people love Americans (but have distaste for American politics and policy). But I digress...
This is also how "Beautiful" is written in Japanese Kanji and Korean Hanja. This character can also mean: very satisfactory; good; to be pleased with oneself; abbreviation for the USA; fine; handsome; admirable; madhura; sweet; pleasant.
See Also: Beautiful Woman
The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...
|Title||Characters||Romaji(Romanized Japanese)||Various forms of Romanized Chinese|
|měi lì de gū niang
mei3 li4 de gu1 niang
mei li de gu niang
|mei li te ku niang
|金妮||jīn nī / jin1 ni1 / jin ni / jinni||chin ni / chinni|
|女力||onna ryoku / me riki|
onnaryoku / meriki
|nǚ lì / nv3 li4 / nv li / nvli||nü li / nüli|
|Daughter||愚女||gu jo / gujo|
|媛||hime / haru||yuàn / yuan4 / yuan||yüan|
|Beloved Daughter||愛嬢||ai jou / aijou / ai jo / aijo|
|Princess||王女||oujo / ojo|
|nǚ qiáng rén
nv3 qiang2 ren2
nv qiang ren
|nü ch`iang jen
nü chiang jen
|měi lì de gōng zhǔ
mei3 li4 de gong1 zhu3
mei li de gong zhu
|mei li te kung chu
|In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.|
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.
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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.
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When you select your calligraphy, you'll be taken to another page where you can choose various custom options.
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.
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.
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.
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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