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|Character Images||Characters / Kanji
If shown, second row is Simplified Chinese
|Simple Dictionary Definition|
|天秤|| tiān chèng / tian1 cheng4
t`ien ch`eng / tien cheng
| Libra (star sign)
(1) (balance) scales; (2) shoulder carrying pole; (3) steelyard; Tenbin (place-name/surname)
| shí èr gōng / shi2 er4 gong1
shih erh kung
juunikyuu / junikyu じゅうにきゅう
| the twelve equatorial constellations or signs of the zodiac in Western astronomy and astrology, namely: Aries 白羊[Bai2 yang2], Taurus 金牛[Jin4 niu2], Gemini 雙子|双子[Shuang1 zi3], Cancer 巨蟹[Ju4 xie4], Leo 獅子|狮子[Shi1 zi3], Virgo 室女[Shi4 nu:3], Libra 天秤[Tian1 cheng4], Scorpio 天蠍|天蝎[Tian1 xie1], Sagittarius 人馬|人马[Ren2 ma3], Capricorn 摩羯[Mo2 jie2], Aquarius 寶瓶|宝瓶[Bao3 ping2], Pisces 雙魚|双鱼[Shuang1 yu2]
constellations of the zodiac
The twelve zodiacal mansions: east-gemini 夫婦 or 雙女; aries 羊; taurus 牛; west-libra 秤; scorpio 蝎; Sagittarius 弓 or人馬; south―aquarius 甁; pisces 魚; capri-cornus 密牛; north―cancer螃蟹; leo 獅子; virgo (or twin maidens 雙女). They are used in the vajradhātu group of the Garbhadhātu maṇḍala, E.W.S.N.
|天枰座|| tiān píng zuò / tian1 ping2 zuo4
t`ien p`ing tso / tien ping tso
| Libra (constellation and sign of the zodiac); erroneous variant of 天秤座
|天秤宮|| tenbinkyuu / tenbinkyu てんびんきゅう
|| Libra (7th zodiacal sign); the Scales
|天秤座|| tiān chèng zuò / tian1 cheng4 zuo4
t`ien ch`eng tso / tien cheng tso
| Libra (constellation and sign of the zodiac)
Libra (constellation); the Scales
More info / calligraphy:
Libra Zodiac Symbol / Sign
|毘舍佉|| Pí shè qiā / Pi2 she4 qia1
P`i she ch`ia / Pi she chia
| Vaiśākha, viśākhā 吠舍佉; 鼻奢佉; one of the constellations similar to Di 底, the third of the Chinese constellations, in Libra; M. W. says the first month in the year, the Chinese interpret it as from the middle of their second to the middle of their third month.
|てんびん座|| tenbinza てんびんざ
|| Libra (constellation); the Scales
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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.
After we create your wall scroll, it takes at least two weeks for air mail delivery from Beijing to you.
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When you select your calligraphy, you'll be taken to another page where you can choose various custom options.
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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Successful Chinese Character and Japanese Kanji calligraphy searches within the last few hours...
Forever in My Hearrt
I Love You
Love of My Life
Strong Mind Strong Body
With so many searches, we had to upgrade to our own Linux server.
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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|
|Libra Zodiac Symbol / Sign||天秤座|
|tenbin-za||tiān chèng zuò|
tian cheng zuo
t`ien ch`eng tso
|tian1 cheng4 zuo4|
tien cheng tso
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 "libra" 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.
Some people may refer to this entry as Libra Kanji, Libra Characters, Libra in Mandarin Chinese, Libra Characters, Libra in Chinese Writing, Libra in Japanese Writing, Libra in Asian Writing, Libra Ideograms, Chinese Libra symbols, Libra Hieroglyphics, Libra Glyphs, Libra in Chinese Letters, Libra Hanzi, Libra in Japanese Kanji, Libra Pictograms, Libra in the Chinese Written-Language, or Libra in the Japanese Written-Language.
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