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| 1. Grandma / Grandmother
2. Loving Grandmother
3. Dear Grandmother
| 4. Honor for Ancestors|
This is a generic Japanese title for grandmother.
Note: This is an uncommon title for a wall scroll.
This is "Loving Grandmother" in the common way to refer to your mother's mother (maternal grandmother) in Northern China.
This is "Loving Grandmother" in a common way to refer to your mother's mother (maternal grandmother) in Southern China.
This is "Loving Grandmother" in the formal way to refer to your mother's mother (maternal grandmother) in Southern China.
This is "Loving Grandmother" in probably the most common way to refer to your father's mother (paternal grandmother) in northern China.
This is "Loving Grandmother" in the most common way to refer to your father's mother (paternal grandmother) in Southern China.
This is the common way to refer to your mother's mother (maternal grandmother) in Northern China with the adjective/title "Dear" on the front.
This is a common way to refer to your mother's mother (maternal grandmother) in Southern China with the adjective/title "Dear" on the front.
The formal way to refer to your mother's mother (maternal grandmother) in Southern China with the adjective/title "Dear" on the front.
This is probably the most common way to refer to your father's mother (paternal grandmother) in northern China with the adjective/title "Dear" on the front.
The most common way to refer to your father's mother (paternal grandmother) in Southern China with the adjective/title "Dear" on the front.
This means "Appreciation and honor of your ancestors". This can refer to anyone from your grandparents and beyond.
The first two characters mean ancestors or forefathers.
The last two characters mean adore, worship, adoration, or admiration.
This is the kind of wall scroll that a filial son or daughter in China or Japan would hang to honor their ancestors who paved the way for the new generation.
Japanese use a slight variation on the last Kanji. If you want this specifically Japanese version, just click on the Kanji image to the right (instead of the button above). Note that Japanese people would easily be able to identify the original Chinese form of that Kanji anyway.
They also have a similar phrase in old Korean, but the first two characters are reversed - just let me know if you want that version when you place your order.
The scroll that I am holding in this picture is a "medium size"
4-character wall scroll.
As you can see, it is a great size to hang on your wall.
(We also offer custom wall scrolls in larger sizes)
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.
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The following table is only helpful for those studying Chinese (or Japanese), and perhaps helps search engines to find this page when someone enters Romanized Chinese or Japanese
|Various forms of Romanized Chinese|
|Grandma / Grandmother||祖母|
|n/a||cí xiáng de lǎo lao|
ci xiang de lao lao
tz`u hsiang te lao lao
|ci2 xiang2 de lao3 lao|
tzu hsiang te lao lao
|n/a||cí xiáng de wài pó|
ci xiang de wai po
tz`u hsiang te wai p`o
|ci2 xiang2 de wai4 po2|
tzu hsiang te wai po
|n/a||cí xiáng de wài zǔ mǔ|
ci xiang de wai zu mu
tz`u hsiang te wai tsu mu
|ci2 xiang2 de wai4 zu3 mu3|
tzu hsiang te wai tsu mu
|n/a||cí xiáng de nǎi nai|
ci xiang de nai nai
tz`u hsiang te nai nai
|ci2 xiang2 de nai3 nai|
tzu hsiang te nai nai
|n/a||cí xiáng de zǔ mǔ|
ci xiang de zu mu
tz`u hsiang te tsu mu
|ci2 xiang2 de zu3 mu3|
tzu hsiang te tsu mu
|n/a||qín ài de lǎo lao|
qin ai de lao lao
ch`in ai te lao lao
|qin2 ai4 de lao3 lao|
chin ai te lao lao
|n/a||qín ài de wài pó|
qin ai de wai po
ch`in ai te wai p`o
|qin2 ai4 de wai4 po2|
chin ai te wai po
|n/a||qín ài de wài zǔ mǔ|
qin ai de wai zu mu
ch`in ai te wai tsu mu
|qin2 ai4 de wai4 zu3 mu3|
chin ai te wai tsu mu
|n/a||qín ài de nǎi nai|
qin ai de nai nai
ch`in ai te nai nai
|qin2 ai4 de nai3 nai|
chin ai te nai nai
|n/a||qín ài de zǔ mǔ|
qin ai de zu mu
ch`in ai te tsu mu
|qin2 ai4 de zu3 mu3|
chin ai te tsu mu
|Honor for Ancestors||祖先崇拜 / 祖先崇拝|
|so sen suu hai|
so sen su hai
|zǔ xiān chóng bài|
zu xian chong bai
tsu hsien ch`ung pai
|zu3 xian1 chong2 bai4|
tsu hsien chung pai
If you have not set up your computer to display Chinese, the characters in this table probably look like empty boxes or random text garbage.
This is why I spent hundreds of hours making images so that you could view the characters in the "grandmother" listings above.
If you want your Windows computer to be able to display Chinese characters you can either head to your Regional and Language options in your Win XP control panel, select the [Languages] tab and click on [Install files for East Asian Languages]. This task will ask for your Win XP CD to complete in most cases. If you don't have your Windows XP CD, or are running Windows 98, you can also download/run the simplified Chinese font package installer from Microsoft which works independently with Win 98, ME, 2000, and XP. It's a 2.5MB download, so if you are on dial up, start the download and go make a sandwich.
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