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Innovation

Japan shinkijiku
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新機軸 is a Japanese word that is used to mean: innovation; new departure; new way; milestone; breakthrough.

The literal meaning is, "new axis" or "new axle." It's almost like saying a new wheel (like coming up with a round wheel when the previous version was square).

Please note that this also has meaning in Chinese but only would mean "new axle" without the meaning of "innovation" being associated with it. Consider this to be "Japanese only."

Innovation

China gé xīn
Japan kakushin
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革新 is innovate or innovation in Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja.

The literal meaning is, "new leather" but you need to first understand that colloquially, this leather character also means renewal, reform, change, or transform.

The while the first character is leather or reform, the second character strictly means "new."

Failure in Not an Option

China shī bài bìng fēi yī zhǒng xuǎn zé
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失敗並非一種選擇 is probably the best way to say, "Failure is not an option," in Chinese.

Just don't forget that some ancient Chinese proverbs suggest that failure is a learning opportunity that leads to success or innovation. So don't plan to fail but failure is only a waste if nothing is learned from the failure.


See Also:  Failure Is a Stepping Stone to Success | Failure Is the Mother of Success


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Below are some entries from our dictionary that may match your innovation search...

Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

革新

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Mandarin gé xīn / ge2 xin1
Taiwan ko hsin
Japanese kakushin かくしん
Chinese to innovate; innovation
Japanese (noun/participle) reform; innovation
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新機軸

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Japanese shinkijiku しんきじく
Japanese innovation; new departure; milestone; breakthrough
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変革

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Japanese henkaku へんかく
Japanese (noun/participle) (1) change; transformation; innovation; reform; revolution; revolutionizing; upheaval; (2) Reformation

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孵化

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Mandarin fū huà / fu1 hua4
Taiwan fu hua
Japanese fuka ふか
Chinese breeding; to incubate; innovation (esp. in commerce and marketing)
Japanese (noun/participle) incubation; hatching

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守株

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Japanese shushu しゅしゅ
Japanese (noun/participle) lack of innovation; stupidity

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原創


原创

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Mandarin yuán chuàng / yuan2 chuang4
Taiwan yüan ch`uang / yüan chuang
Chinese originality; creativity; innovation

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創新


创新

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Mandarin chuàng xīn / chuang4 xin1
Taiwan ch`uang hsin / chuang hsin
Chinese innovation; to bring forth new ideas; to blaze new trails

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改変

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Japanese kaihen かいへん
Japanese (noun/participle) change; innovation; transformation

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改革

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Mandarin gǎi gé / gai3 ge2
Taiwan kai ko
Japanese kaikaku かいかく
Chinese reform; CL:次[ci4],種|种[zhong3],項|项[xiang4]; to reform
Japanese (n,vs,adj-no) reform; reformation; innovation

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更新

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Mandarin gēng xīn / geng1 xin1
Taiwan keng hsin
Japanese koushin / koshin こうしん
Chinese to replace the old with new; to renew; to renovate; to upgrade; to update; to regenerate
Japanese (noun/participle) renewal; update; innovation; improvement; (place-name) Koushin

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獨創


独创

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Mandarin dú chuàng / du2 chuang4
Taiwan tu ch`uang / tu chuang
Chinese to come up with (an innovation); innovation

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一生面

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Japanese isseimen / issemen いっせいめん
 ichiseimen / ichisemen いちせいめん
Japanese innovation; new vista or field

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ドライブ

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Japanese doraibu ドライブ
Japanese (1) drive; trip by car; driving; (vs,vi) (2) to (go for a) drive; to go on a trip by car; (vs,vt) (3) to drive (e.g. a car); (4) to drive (innovation, change, etc.); to propel

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技術革新

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Japanese gijutsukakushin ぎじゅつかくしん
Japanese technological innovation

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維新の党

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Japanese ishinnotou / ishinnoto いしんのとう
Japanese (exp,n) Japan Innovation Party

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イノベーション

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Japanese inobeeshon イノベーション
Japanese innovation

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イノベイション

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Japanese inobeishon / inobeshon イノベイション
Japanese innovation

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イノベーション創出

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Japanese inobeeshonsoushutsu / inobeeshonsoshutsu イノベーションそうしゅつ
Japanese (exp,n) innovation; development of innovative solutions

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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
Innovation 新機軸shinkijiku
Innovation 革新kakushingé xīn / ge2 xin1 / ge xin / gexin ko hsin / kohsin
Failure in Not an Option 失敗並非一種選擇
失败并非一种选择
shī bài bìng fēi yī zhǒng xuǎn zé
shi1 bai4 bing4 fei1 yi1 zhong3 xuan3 ze2
shi bai bing fei yi zhong xuan ze
shih pai ping fei i chung hsüan tse
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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A nice Chinese calligraphy wall scroll

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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.


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