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Inspiration

China líng gǎn
Japan reikan
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靈感 is the Chinese word that is the closest to hitting the mark for the English word "inspiration." In a more extended context, I have even seen this translated as "brain wave."

The first character means alert, departed soul, efficacious, quick, effective or intelligence. The second character means to feel, to move, to touch or to affect. The combined meaning of these two characters changes a bit but I think it's nice to know the individual meanings to give you a better understanding of where a word comes from.

You could describe this word as, "the thought that pops into your head just before you patent the greatest widget ever invented, that everyone in the world will want."
…At least, that's the idea.

This term can also mean "intelligent thought" if you were to translate it directly from each of these characters. If you are looking for inspiration or otherwise need to be inspired, this is the word for you.


霊When the first character was absorbed into Japanese from Chinese, an alternate form became the standard in Japan. The Kanji shown to the right is the form currently used in Japan. This is still considered an alternate form in China to this day. It's readable by both Chinese and Japanese people but if your audience is Japanese, I recommend the Kanji shown to the right - just click on that Kanji to order that version.

Inspired

China gǎn fèn
Japan kanpun
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感奮 is a Chinese and Japanese word that means, moved and inspired, fired with enthusiasm, stirred up, moved to action, or state of being inspired.


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

天来

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Japanese tenrai てんらい
 takara たから
 sora そら
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) heavenly; divine; inspired; heaven sent; (surname) Tenrai; (female given name) Takara; (female given name) Sora
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感奋

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Mandarin gǎn fèn / gan3 fen4
Taiwan kan fen
Japanese kanpun かんぷん
Chinese moved and inspired; fired with enthusiasm
Japanese (noun/participle) stirred up; inspired; moved to action
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Mandarin xiǎng / xiang3
Taiwan hsiang
Japanese rizumu りずむ
 yura ゆら
 hibiki ひびき
 noizu のいず
 kyouji / kyoji きょうじ
 kyou / kyo きょう
 kanade かなで
 eko えこ
Chinese echo; sound; noise; to make a sound; to sound; to ring; loud; classifier for noises
Japanese (irregular okurigana usage) (1) echo; reverberation; (2) sound (esp. the distinctive sound of an object or activity, e.g. rain, gun, gallop, drum); noise; (3) quality of a sound (e.g. a fine phrase, clear voice, resonant bell); feeling of a sound; emotion or feeling inspired by something heard or read; (female given name) Rizumu; (female given name) Yura; (surname, female given name) Hibiki; (female given name) Noizu; (personal name) Kyouji; (female given name) Kyou; (female given name) Kanade; (female given name) Eko
pratiśrut. Echo, resonance; an echo

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反閇

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Japanese henbai へんばい
Japanese (1) ceremony performed by a sorcerer to protect a noble setting out on a trip; (2) dance steps inspired by this ceremony

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反陪

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Japanese henbai へんばい
Japanese (1) ceremony performed by a sorcerer to protect a noble setting out on a trip; (2) dance steps inspired by this ceremony

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欲愛


欲爱

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Mandarin yù ài / yu4 ai4
Taiwan yü ai
Japanese yokuai
Passion-love; love inspired by desire, through any of the five senses; love in the passion realm as contrasted to 法愛 the love inspired by the dharma; ordinary human love springing from desire

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神品

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Japanese koujina / kojina こうじな
 koushina / koshina こうしな
 kamishina かみしな
Japanese an inspired work; (surname) Koujina; (surname) Koushina; (surname) Kamishina

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発奮

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Japanese happun はっぷん
Japanese (noun/participle) inspired; stimulated; roused

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発憤

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Japanese happun はっぷん
Japanese (noun/participle) inspired; stimulated; roused

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返閉

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Japanese henbai へんばい
Japanese (1) ceremony performed by a sorcerer to protect a noble setting out on a trip; (2) dance steps inspired by this ceremony

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蘭画

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Japanese ranga らんが
Japanese (archaism) Western-inspired art (Edo period); oil painting

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葦手

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Japanese ashide あしで
Japanese (1) painting representing reeds around water with rocks, grass or birds made using characters (Heian period); (2) characters written in a way inspired from that style

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響き

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Japanese hibiki ひびき
 doyomeki どよめき
Japanese (1) echo; reverberation; (2) sound (esp. the distinctive sound of an object or activity, e.g. rain, gun, gallop, drum); noise; (3) quality of a sound (e.g. a fine phrase, clear voice, resonant bell); feeling of a sound; emotion or feeling inspired by something heard or read; (kana only) commotion; stir

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縛斯仙


缚斯仙

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Mandarin fù sī xiān / fu4 si1 xian1
Taiwan fu ssu hsien
Japanese Bakushisen
Vasiṣṭha, 'a very celebrated Vedic ṛishi or inspired sage,' owner of the cow of plenty and able therefore to grant all desires. M.W. One of the six fire-devas in the maṇḍala.

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奮起一番

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Japanese funkiichiban / funkichiban ふんきいちばん
Japanese (yoji) bracing oneself up to action, being inspired by something; getting down to work, putting heart and soul into it; tackling (a job) with gusto

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突發奇想


突发奇想

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Mandarin tū fā qí xiǎng / tu1 fa1 qi2 xiang3
Taiwan t`u fa ch`i hsiang / tu fa chi hsiang
Chinese suddenly have a thought (idiom); suddenly be inspired to do something

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見獵心喜


见猎心喜

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Mandarin jiàn liè xīn xǐ / jian4 lie4 xin1 xi3
Taiwan chien lieh hsin hsi
Chinese lit. seeing others go hunting, one is excited by memories of the thrill of the hunt (idiom); fig. seeing others do what one loves to do, one is inspired to try it again

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切っ掛けに

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Japanese kikkakeni きっかけに
Japanese (expression) (kana only) with ... as a start; taking advantage of; inspired by

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元気が出る

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Japanese genkigaderu げんきがでる
Japanese (exp,v1) to feel uplifted; to be cheered up; to hearten; to be inspired; to be energized

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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
Inspiration 靈感
灵感
reikanlíng gǎn / ling2 gan3 / ling gan / linggan ling kan / lingkan
Inspired 感奮
感奋
kanpungǎn fèn / gan3 fen4 / gan fen / ganfen kan fen / kanfen
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

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.


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