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  1. Living / Live Life
  2. Live Without Regret
  3. Live Laugh Love
  4. Live For The Day / Seize The Day
  5. Live for What You Love
  6. Live For The Day
  7. Live In The Moment / Live In The Now
  8. Life is Short
  9. Life is a Journey
10. A Life of Happiness and Prosperity
11. Life Goes On
12. Love Life
13. Life of Love
14. Life Full of Love
15. A Life of Serenity Yields Understanding
16. Birth / Life
17. Everyday Life
18. Life Force
19. Life with Love
20. Live in Prosperity
21. Live Together and Help Each Other
22. You Only Live Once
23. Live in Peace and Contentment
24. Live Love Die
25. Eternal Life / Everlasting Life...
26. Life in Every Breath
27. Principles of Life
28. Longevity / Long Life
29. Eternal Wheel of Life
30. Life in Harmony / Balanced Life
31. Choose Life
32. Enjoy Life
33. Beautiful Life / Life in Perfect Harmony
34. Eternal Life / Future Life
35. Forever Young / Long Life
36. Life in Balance / Balancing Life
37. Life Energy / Spiritual Energy
38. Journey of Life
39. Life of Serenity
40. Longevity / Long Life Wishes
41. New Life
42. The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering
43. Life Is But A Dream
44. The Good Life / Beautiful Life
45. Life is Good
46. Life is what you make it


Living / Live Life

China shēng huó
Japan sei katsu
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This means life, living, to live, or the state of being alive. It can also refer to your daily existence or livelihood. It can also be a suggestion to just "Live life".

This is also the term used in other titles such as "healthy living" or Lance Armstrong's "Livestrong" campaign (Chinese title for Livestrong only).

If you need a reminder that you are alive, and to take a breath, this might be the perfect wall scroll for you.

Live Without Regret

China shēng ér wú huǐ
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This is how to say "live without regrets" in Mandarin Chinese.


Note: There is some debate about whether this makes sense in Japanese. It would be read, "nama ji mu ke", and be understood in Japanese. But, a Japanese person will probably think it's Chinese (not Japanese).

Live Without Regret

Japan jinsei kui nashi
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This is how to say "live without regrets" in Japanese.

Live Laugh Love

China xiào ài shēng huó
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In English, the word order shown in the title is the most natural or popular. In Chinese, the natural order is a little different:

The first character means laugh (sometimes means smile).

The second character means love.

The last two characters mean "live" as in "to be alive" or "pursue life".

Please note: This is not a normal phrase, in that it does not have a subject, verb, and object. It is a word list. Word lists are not common in Asian languages/grammar (at least not as normal as they are in English). We only added this entry because so many people requested it.

We put the characters in the order shown above, as it almost makes a single word with the meaning, "A life of laughter and love". It's a made-up word, but it sounds good in Chinese.


We removed the Japanese pronunciation guide from this entry, as the professional Japanese translator deemed it "near nonsense" from a Japanese perspective. Choose this only if your audience is Chinese and you want the fewest-possible characters to express this idea.

In Korean, this would be 소애생활 or "so ae saeng hwar", but I have not confirmed that this makes sense in Korean.

Live Laugh Love

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Japan ai to warai no seikatsu
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Because a word list of "Live Laugh Love" is not natural in Japanese, this takes the concept and incorporates it into a proper phrase.

This can be translated as, "A life of love and laughter" or "Live life with love and laughter".

Live For The Day / Seize The Day

Japan ima wo i ki ru
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This Japanese phrase can be translated as "live for the day", "live for the moment", "seize the day", or "make the most of the present". You can think of this as the Japanese version of "Carpe Diem".

Live for What You Love

Japanese
Japan jin sei ou ka
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This means, "live for what you love" in Japanese.

The first two characters mean "human life" or simply "living". The last two characters mean, "merit", "prosperity", or "what you enjoy". This phrase can suggest working or staying busy for your own goals (in your career).


See Also...  Prosperity

Live For The Day

China huó zài jīn tiān
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This is not really an eastern concept, so it does not translate into a phrase that seems natural on a wall scroll. However, if this is your philosophy, the characters shown here do capture your idea of living for today or living in the moment. These characters literally say "Live in today" and they are grammatically correct in Chinese.


Note: This kind of makes sense in Korean Hanja, but the grammar is Chinese, so it's not that natural in Korean.

Live In The Moment / Live In The Now

China xiàn shì
Japan gen sei
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This is a very short way to write "live in the moment" or "live in the now" in Japanese.

This short word is open to interpretation. It's used in Japanese Buddhism to mean "the current epoch" or "the current age" (the current age is but a brief moment in the greater scope of existence). When used in that context, this is pronounced "utsushiyo" or "ustusiyo" in Japanese. Otherwise, it's pronounced "gensei" in Japanese.

Other translation possibilities include:
Live for now
Earthly world
This world
This life
Earthly life
Present life
Present generation
Present incarnation
Current age
This existence
This (momentary) reality


Note: This is also a word in Chinese and old Korean Hanja. While the meaning is more or less the same, this is not recommended for a wall scroll if your audience is Chinese or Korean. This selection is best if your audience is Japanese.

Life is Short

Even a 100-year-old is but a traveller passing through this life
China bǎi suì guāng yīn rú guò kè
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This literally translates as: [Even a] hundred-year-old [person] is [just a] traveler passing by.

The simple message is, "Human life is short". Of course, there is an unspoken suggestion that you should make the best of the time you have here on earth.

Life is Short

Japanese only
Japan jinsei ha mijikai
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This is "life is short" in Japanese.

The character breakdown:
人生 (jinsei) life (i.e. conception to death); human life, living, lifetime.
は (ha/wa) particle (means "is" in this case).
短い (mijikai) short.

Life is a Journey

China rén shēng shì yí duàn lǚ chéng
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This proverb means "Life is a Journey".

If this matches your philosophy, this might be the perfect Chinese calligraphy for you.

A Life of Happiness and Prosperity

China xìng fú chéng gōng de yì shēng
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This means, "A life of happiness and prosperity" or "A life of happiness and success". It's a great and very positive and inspirational wall scroll selection.


See Also...  Prosperity

A Life of Happiness and Prosperity

Japanese
Japan kou fuku to ha nei no jin sei
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This Japanese proverb means, "A life of happiness and prosperity" or "A life of happiness and success".


See Also...  Prosperity

Life Goes On

China shēng huó zài jì xù
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No matter what happens, life goes on. For better or worse, life goes one. This is the basic idea behind this modern Chinese proverb which literally says "Life goes on" in these five characters.


A further explanation of this phrase can now be found on our forum here: Life Goes On in Chinese, explained.

Life Goes On

Japanese
Japan jin sei ha tsudu ku
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This is a Japanese phrase that expresses, "Life Goes On".

The first two characters mean "life" (literally "human life").
The third character is a particle which connects the ideas in this phrase.
The last two characters mean "to continue", "to last", "to go on", "to occur again and again".

Love Life

China rè ài shēng mìng
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This is the Chinese phrase for "Love Life" or "Love of Life".

If you love your life, or want a reminder on your wall to keep you loving your life each day, this is the selection for you.

To clarify, this is different than "A life full of love", or "love while you live". With this phrase, you are loving the state of being alive.


Note: Korean pronunciation is included above, though use of this phrase in Korean has not been verified.

Life of Love

China ài qíng shēng huó
Japan aijyou seikatsu
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This is the Chinese proverb for "Loving Life". Some also translate this as "[your] Loving Life" or "Life full of Love".

This is about being a loving person (to spouse and/or family) during your life. This is not the same as loving the state of being alive - not "love of living", but rather "being loving person during your life".


Note: Korean pronunciation is included above, though use of this proverb in Korean has not been verified.

This proverb can be understood in Japanese, but it's primarily a Chinese proverb (it will "feel" Chinese to a Japanese person).

Life of Love

Japanese
Japan aini michita seikatsu
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This Japanese phrase means "a loving life" or "life filled with love".

Life Full of Love

Japanese
Japan ai ni afu re ta jin sei
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This Japanese proverb means "life full of love" or "life filled with love".

Life Full of Love

China chōng mǎn ài de shēng huó
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This is the Chinese way to say, "life full of love", "life brimming with love", or "life overflowing with love".

A Life of Serenity Yields Understanding

China dàn bó yǐ míng zhì, níng jìng ér zhì yuǎn
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This is a kind of complex ten-character proverb composed by Zhuge Liang about 1800 years ago.

This Chinese proverb means "Leading a simple life will yield a clear mind, and having inner peace will help you see far (into the world)".

What I have translated as "simple life" means NOT being materialistic and NOT competing in the rat race.

The last word means "far", but the deeper meaning is that you will surpass what you can currently see or understand. Perhaps even the idea of opening up vast knowledge and understanding of complex ideas.

The whole phrase has a theme that suggests if you are NOT an aggressive cut-throat person who fights his way to the top no matter how many people he crushes on the way, and instead seek inner peace, you will have a happier existence and be more likely to understand the meaning of life.


See Also...  Serenity

Birth / Life

China shēng
Japan shou / iku
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This Chinese word means "to be born" and "to give birth". Also it's often used to refer to life itself, and sometimes "to grow".

This character is used in a lot of compound words such as "yi sheng", which means "doctor" (literally "healer of life"), "sheng ri" which means "birthday" (literally "birth day") and "xue sheng" which means student (literally "studying life" or "learner [about] life"). Few Chinese people will think of the literal meaning when this use words like doctor and student - but it is interesting to note.

This character has the same root meaning in Korean Hanja and Japanese. However, in Japanese, there are many possible pronunciations, and this can be used to mean "raw" or "unprocessed" (as in draft beer). Therefore, not be the best if your audience is Japanese.


See Also...  Vitality

Everyday Life

China rì cháng shēng huó
Japan nichi jou sei katsu
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This simply means everyday life or regular life. You can also translate it as "Living day to day".

Life Force

China shēng mìng
Japan seimei / inochi
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This Chinese, Korean and Japanese word means "life force" or simply "life". The first character means "life" or "birth". The second means "life" or "fate". Together they create the meaning of "life force", though some will translate this as "existence" and sometimes "vitality".


See Also...  Vitality | Birth

Life with Love

Japanese
Japan ai no a ru jin sei
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This Japanese phrase means "Life with Love".

Live in Prosperity

China shēng huó yú fán róng zhōng
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This means, "live in prosperity". It's kind of a suggestion to be prosperity the center of your world.

This is the way some people want to live (and you should always live for what you love). However, this phrase does not suggest a peaceful life - rather one that is always busy. It's not for everyone, but it might be for you.


See Also...  Prosperity

Live Together and Help Each Other

Japan kyou son kyou ei
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This Japanese proverb means, "live together and help each other", "existing together, thriving together", or "co-existence and co-prosperity".

You Only Live Once

China shēng mìng zhǐ yǒu yí cì
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This is the translation to Chinese of the popular English phrase, "You only live once".

This is a more modern idea for Chinese people. The reason is, most Chinese people were taught quite the opposite idea from Buddhism.

You Only Live Once

Japanese
Japan ichi do da ke i ki ru
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This is the simplest Japanese phrase that means, "[you] only live once" or "only one [life] to live".

The first four characters create a word that means "only once".
The last three characters create a word that means, "to live" or "to exist".

Live in Peace and Contentment

China ān jū lè yè
Japan an kyo raku gyou
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This is the Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja proverb for, "living in peace and working happily", or "to live in peace and be content with one's occupation".

Live Love Die

China shēng ài sǐ
Japan sei ai shi
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This came from a customer's request, but it's not too bad. These three simple characters suggest that you are born, you learn to love, and then exit the world.

Eternal Life / Everlasting Life
Immortality

China yǒng shēng
Japan eisei
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These are the last two words from John 3:16 in the Chinese Union Bible.
Although not specifically Christian, this is the way to express ever-lasting life or eternal life in Chinese.
In Japanese this can either mean eternal life or immortality.


See Also...  Eternity | Rebirth | Reincarnation | Immortality

Life in Every Breath

China shēng huó zhōng de měi yī cì hū xī
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This means, "life in every breath" in Chinese.

This phrase is more like "every breath in life", as if it's a quantity of breaths that makes up your life.


There are many ways to understand this phrase in English, so this is one of a few ways it could be translated into Chinese. If you're looking for a different meaning, post a on the Chinese Calligraphy Question Forum.

Life in Every Breath

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Japan hakuiki hitotsu nimo seimei ga yadori
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This means, "life in every breath" in Japanese.

This phrase is more like "every single breath as you live and dwell".

The characters breakdown this way:
吐く息 (hakuiki) to breathe; exhaled air; one's breath; breathing.
一つ (hitotsu) one; only; just.
にも (nimo) also; too; as well; even.
生命 (seimei) life; existence; living.
が (ga) particle.
宿り (yadori) to lodge; to dwell; lodging; abode; shelter.

Principles of Life

China shēng huó xìn tiáo
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This proberb means "principles of life" or "The personal obligations and rules that you live by". For instance, if you were a vegetarian, the act of not eating meat fits into this category.
This could also be translated as "Way of living".

Longevity / Long Life

China cháng shòu
Japan chouju
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Used as a noun, this word means "longevity" or "the ability to live long". It can also be an adjective meaning "long lived".


Japanese LongevityPlease note that Japanese use a simplified version of the second character of longevity - it also happens to be the same simplification used in mainland China. Click on the character to the right if you want the Japanese/Simplified version of this two-character longevity calligraphy.

Longevity / Long Life

China shòu
Japan ju / kotobuki
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Can be defined as "long life" or "longevity" in the simplest form.


Japanese LongevityPlease note that Japanese use a simplified version of this character - it also happens to be the same simplification used in mainland China. Click on the character to the right if you want the Japanese/Simplified version.

Eternal Wheel of Life

China fǎ lún
Japan hourin / horin
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This is the Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja title, "The Eternal Wheel of Life", in Buddhism.

Also known as the wheel of the law, or Buddha-truth which is able to crush all evil and all opposition. It is likened to Indra's wheel which rolls on from man to man, place to place, age to age.

Colloquially used in some sects to mean preaching or spreading Buddha-truth.

Life in Harmony / Balanced Life

Harmonious Life
China hé xié shēng huó
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This title suggests that you have, or want to get your life in balance.

The first two characters regard the idea of balance, harmony, and peace.

The second two characters mean "life". More specifically this refers to your livelihood, career, and the daily activities that comprise your life or living. Some would translate those two characters as "one's daily existence".


Note: We have a couple of titles for this idea. This version is more of a noun, thus "The Balanced Life" verses a verb form like "Balancing [Your] Life".

Life in Harmony / Balanced Life

Japanese
Japan cho wa sei katsu
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This Japanese title suggests that you have, or want to get your life in balance.

The first two Kanji mean harmonious or in harmony.

The second two Kanji mean "life". More specifically this refers to your livelihood, career, and the daily activities that comprise your life or living.

Choose Life

China xuǎn zé shēng huó
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This can mean to choose life instead of death (or suicide) or to choose to live life to the fullest.

I think of it as the key phrase used by Renton (Ewan McGregor) in the movie Trainspotting. While Chinese people will not think of Trainspotting when they see this phrase, for me, it will always be what comes near the end of this colorful rant:

Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family. Choose a fucking big television, Choose washing machines, cars, compact disc players, and electrical tin can openers. Choose good health, low cholesterol and dental insurance. Choose fixed-interest mortgage repayments. Choose a starter home. Choose your friends. Choose leisure wear and matching luggage. Choose a three piece suite on hire purchase in a range of fucking fabrics. Choose DIY and wondering who the fuck you are on a Sunday morning. Choose sitting on that couch watching mind-numbing spirit-crushing game shows, stuffing fucking junk food into your mouth. Choose rotting away at the end of it all, pissing your last in a miserable home, nothing more than an embarrassment to the selfish, fucked-up brats you have spawned to replace yourself. Choose your future. Choose life.

Enjoy Life

China xiǎng shòu shēng huó
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This is a Chinese proverb that means "Enjoy Life".

The first two characters mean "to enjoy" and the last two mean "life" or "living".

Enjoy Life

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Japan jin sei o tano shi mi ni shi te i ru
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This is one way to write "enjoy life" in Japanese.

The character breakdown:
人生 (jinsei) life (i.e. conception to death) human lifetime, living.
を (o) connecting particle.
楽しみ (tanoshimi) enjoyment; pleasure; anticipation; looking forward to.
に (ni) connecting particle.
し (shi) to do; to cause; to become; to make (into).
て (te) connecting particle.
いる (iru) indicates continuing action or resulting state.

Beautiful Life / Life in Perfect Harmony

China hé měi
Japan wa mi
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These two characters create a word that means, "harmonious" or, "in perfect harmony". The deeper meaning or more natural translation would be something like, "beautiful life".

The first character means peace and harmony.

The second character means beautiful. But in this case, when combined with the first character, beautiful refers to being satisfied with what you have in your life. This can be having good relations, good feelings, comfort, and having enough (with no feeling of wanting).


Note: In Japanese, this is often used as the name "Wami". This title is probably more appropriate if your audience is Chinese.

Eternal Life / Future Life

China lái shì
Japan rai-se
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This word can be used in many different ways. It is often used to express the next life (life in heaven or wherever your soul is bound for). So it does have a religious overtone. However, it can also be used to express your life in the future - perhaps during your present lifetime. It can also be translated as "the next world", "the next generation", "the time that is to come", "otherworld", or simply "posterity".


See Also...  Eternity | Rebirth | Reincarnation | Immortality

Forever Young / Long Life

Japan fu rou chou ju
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This Japanese phrase means "perpetual youth and longevity". It contains the ideas of never getting old and eternal life.

Life in Balance / Balancing Life

The art of balancing your life
China píng héng rén shēng
Japan hei kou jin sei
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This title suggests that you are actively trying to keep your life in balance. Think of this as being the action-verb of seeking or having a balanced life.

The first two characters mean balance, equilibrium or keeping things equal.

The last two characters mean "life". Literally "human life".

Life Energy / Spiritual Energy

Chi Energy: Essence of Life / Energy Flow
China
Japan ki
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This energy flow is a fundamental concept of traditional Asian culture.

This character is romanized as "Qi" or "Chi" in Chinese, "Gi" in Korean, and "Ki" in Japanese.
Chi is believed to be part of everything that exists, as in “life force” or “spiritual energy”. It is most often translated as “energy flow,” or literally as “air” or “breath”. Some people will simply translate this as “spirit”, but you have to take into consideration the kind of spirit we're talking about. I think this is weighted more toward energy than spirit.

米The character itself is a representation of steam (or breath) rising from rice. To clarify, the character for rice is shown to the right.

Steam was apparently seen as visual evidence of the release of "life energy" when this concept was first developed. The Qi / Chi / Ki character is still used in compound words to mean steam or vapor.

氣氣The etymology of this character is a bit complicated. It's suggested that the first form of this character from bronze script (about 2500 years ago) looked like one the symbols shown to the right.

氣However, it was easy to confuse this with the character for the number three. So the rice radical was added by 221 B.C. (the exact time of this change is debated). This first version with the rice radical is shown to the right.

The idea of Qi / Chi / Ki is really a philosophical concept. It's often used to refer to the “flow” of metaphysical energy that sustains living beings. Yet there is much debate that has continued for thousands of years as to whether Qi / Chi / Ki is pure energy, or consists partially, or fully of matter.

You can also see the character for Qi / Chi / Ki in common compound words such as Tai Chi / Tai Qi, Aikido, Reiki and Qi Gong / Chi Kung.

In the modern Japanese Kanji, the rice radical has been changed into two strokes that form an X.


気The original and traditional Chinese form is still understood in Japanese, but we can also offer that modern Kanji form in our custom calligraphy. If you want this Japanese Kanji, please click on the character to the right, instead of the “Select and Customize” button above.

More language notes: This is pronounced like “chee” in Mandarin Chinese, and like “key” in Japanese.
This is also the same way to write this in Korean Hanja where it is Romanized as “gi” and pronounced like “gee”, but with a real G-sound, not a J-sound.
Though Vietnamese no longer use Chinese characters in their daily language, this character is still widely known in Vietnam.


See Also...  Energy | Life Force | Vitality | Life | Birth | Soul

Journey of Life

Japan jinseikouro
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If you believe that life is a journey, this is a nice Japanese title for you wall.

This means "journey of life" in Japanese Kanji. The actual word order is more like "life (人生) journey (行路)" as Japanese grammar is a bit different than English.

Note: The "journey" part can also be translated as "road", so this is also how to say, "the road of life".

Life of Serenity

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Japan yuu yuu kan kan
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This means, "life of serenity" in Japanese.
However, it can also have these meanings depending on how it's read: "composed and unhurried", "easygoing and leisurely", "in indolence", or "life of idleness".

Longevity / Long Life Wishes

A wish for a long and prosperous life
China fú rú dōng hǎi shòu bǐ nán shān
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This is a phrase that means "May you have good fortune as great as the eastern oceans, and may your life last as long as the southern mountains".

In ancient Chinese mythology, the eastern oceans and southern mountains are where God resides (basically it is the same as saying "heaven"). So it's like saying, "May your good fortune and life be as vast as the heavens".

There is also a longer, 14-character version of this phrase. Also, this can be cut into two scrolls (with half the phrase on each side - great for hanging on either side of a doorway). Just let me know if you'd like a special version (there is an additional cost).

Longevity / Long Life Wishes

Japanese
Japan nan zan no jyu
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This is a wish for long life for someone. The first part of this Japanese phrase is, "Nan Zan", which literally means "south mountain". This mountain is one of good wishes, good fortune, and prosperity. The title is often used as a salutation of good wishes.

The third Kanji is just a connector, and the last Kanji means long life or longevity.

I guess you could translate this phrase as "May your life be as long as Nan Zan is tall".

New Life

China xīn shēng
Japan waka ki
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This literally means "new life" or "new birth" in Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja.

Depending on context, this word can also mean newborn, new student, rebirth, new birth, nascent.
In Japanese, this can be the given name Wakaki.


Note: This is not the most common word selection for a calligraphy wall scroll. But if you're a westerner, you can bend the rules a bit.

New Life

Japanese
Japan shin sei katsu
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This literally means "new life" or "new livelihood" in Japanese Kanji.

This word is most appropriate if you are starting a new career, or otherwise are starting a new chapter in your life or a new beginning.


Note: This is not the most common word selection for a calligraphy wall scroll. But if you're a westerner, you can bend the rules a bit.

The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering

China huò dé yǒng shēng de yào shí shì xiān yào huó dé jīng cǎi
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This is a famous quote from Bruce Lee. However, when quoted, he was speaking in English. So this is a translation of his English quote into Chinese. Since Bruce spoke both Chinese and English, his quotes sometimes go both ways.

Life Is But A Dream

China rén shēng rú mèng
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This is an old Chinese proverb that suggests, "life is but a dream".

This kind of follows the Buddhist idea that the world is a temporal place, where reality may not be as real as you think.

The Good Life / Beautiful Life

China měi hǎo de shēng huó
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In Chinese, this means "Beautiful Life", or "The Good Life".

Life is Good

China shēng huó shì měi hǎo de
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This is "Life is Good" in Mandarin Chinese.

Life is what you make it

China shēng huó shì zì jǐ chuàng zào de
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This is a Chinese phrase meaning, "Life is what you make of it", or "Life is your own creation".


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A high-ranked Chinese master calligrapher that I met in Zhongwei

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Title
Characters 
Simplified
Traditional
Romaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Living / Live Life生活
生活
sei katsu
seikatsu
shēng huó
sheng huo
sheng1 huo2
shenghuo
Live Without Regret生而无悔
生而無悔
n/ashēng ér wú huǐ
sheng er wu hui
sheng erh wu hui
sheng1 er2 wu2 hui3
shengerwuhui
Live Without Regret人生悔い無し
人生悔い無し
jinsei kui nashi
jinseikuinashi
n/a
Live Laugh Love笑爱生活
笑愛生活
n/axiào ài shēng huó
xiao ai sheng huo
hsiao ai sheng huo
xiao4 ai4 sheng1 huo2
xiaoaishenghuo
Live Laugh Love愛と笑いの生活
愛と笑いの生活
ai to warai no seikatsu
aitowarainoseikatsu
n/a
Live For The Day / Seize The Day今を生きる
今を生きる
ima wo i ki ru
imawoikiru
n/a
Live for What You Love人生謳歌
人生謳歌
jin sei ou ka
jinseiouka
jin sei o ka
n/a
Live For The Day活在今天
活在今天
n/ahuó zài jīn tiān
huo zai jin tian
huo tsai chin t`ien
huo2 zai4 jin1 tian1
huozaijintian
huotsaichintien
huo tsai chin tien
Live In The Moment / Live In The Now现世
現世
gen sei
gensei
xiàn shì
xian shi
hsien shih
xian4 shi4
xianshi
Life is Short百岁光阴如过客
百歲光陰如過客
n/abǎi suì guāng yīn rú guò kè
bai sui guang yin ru guo ke
pai sui kuang yin ju kuo k`o
bai3 sui4 guang1 yin1 ru2 guo4 ke4
baisuiguangyinruguoke
paisuikuangyinjukuoko
pai sui kuang yin ju kuo ko
Life is Short人生は短い
人生は短い
jinsei ha mijikai
jinseihamijikai
n/a
Life is a Journey人生是一段旅程
人生是一段旅程
n/arén shēng shì yí duàn lǚ chéng
ren sheng shi yi duan lv cheng
jen sheng shih i tuan lü ch`eng
ren2 sheng1 shi4 yi2 duan4 lv3 cheng2
renshengshiyiduanlvcheng
jen sheng shih i tuan lü cheng
A Life of Happiness and Prosperity幸福成功的一生
幸福成功的一生
n/axìng fú chéng gōng de yì shēng
xing fu cheng gong de yi sheng
hsing fu ch`eng kung te i sheng
xing4 fu2 cheng2 gong1 de yi4 sheng1
xingfuchenggongdeyisheng
hsingfuchengkungteisheng
hsing fu cheng kung te i sheng
A Life of Happiness and Prosperity幸福と繁栄の人生
幸福と繁栄の人生
kou fuku to ha nei no jin sei
koufukutohaneinojinsei
ko fuku to ha nei no jin sei
n/a
Life Goes On生活在继续
生活在繼續
n/ashēng huó zài jì xù
sheng huo zai ji xu
sheng huo tsai chi hsü
sheng1 huo2 zai4 ji4 xu4
shenghuozaijixu
Life Goes On人生は続く
人生は続く
jin sei ha tsudu ku
jinseihatsuduku
n/a
Love Life热爱生命
熱愛生命
n/arè ài shēng mìng
re ai sheng ming
je ai sheng ming
re4 ai4 sheng1 ming4
reaishengming
Life of Love爱情生活
愛情生活
aijyou seikatsu
aijyouseikatsu
aijyo seikatsu
ài qíng shēng huó
ai qing sheng huo
ai ch`ing sheng huo
ai4 qing2 sheng1 huo2
aiqingshenghuo
aichingshenghuo
ai ching sheng huo
Life of Love愛に満ちた生活
愛に満ちた生活
aini michita seikatsu
ainimichitaseikatsu
n/a
Life Full of Love愛に溢れた人生
愛に溢れた人生
ai ni afu re ta jin sei
ainiafuretajinsei
n/a
Life Full of Love充满冲爱的生活
充滿沖愛的生活
n/achōng mǎn ài de shēng huó
chong man ai de sheng huo
ch`ung man ai te sheng huo
chong1 man3 ai4 de sheng1 huo2
chongmanaideshenghuo
chungmanaiteshenghuo
chung man ai te sheng huo
A Life of Serenity Yields Understanding淡泊以明志宁静而致远
淡泊以明志寧靜而致遠
n/adàn bó yǐ míng zhì, níng jìng ér zhì yuǎn
dan bo yi ming zhi, ning jing er zhi yuan
tan po i ming chih, ning ching erh chih yüan
dan4 bo2 yi3 ming2 zhi4, ning2 jing4 er2 zhi4 yuan3
Birth / Life
shou / iku
sho / iku
shēng
sheng
sheng1
Everyday Life日常生活
日常生活
nichi jou sei katsu
nichijouseikatsu
nichi jo sei katsu
rì cháng shēng huó
ri chang sheng huo
jih ch`ang sheng huo
ri4 chang2 sheng1 huo2
richangshenghuo
jihchangshenghuo
jih chang sheng huo
Life Force生命
生命
seimei / inochishēng mìng
sheng ming
sheng1 ming4
shengming
Life with Love愛のある人生
愛のある人生
ai no a ru jin sei
ainoarujinsei
n/a
Live in Prosperity生活于繁荣中
生活于繁榮中
n/ashēng huó yú fán róng zhōng
sheng huo yu fan rong zhong
sheng huo yü fan jung chung
sheng1 huo2 yu2 fan2 rong2 zhong1
shenghuoyufanrongzhong
Live Together and Help Each Other共存共栄
共存共栄
kyou son kyou ei
kyousonkyouei
kyo son kyo ei
n/a
You Only Live Once生命只有一次
生命隻有一次
n/ashēng mìng zhǐ yǒu yí cì
sheng ming zhi you yi ci
sheng ming chih yu i tz`u
sheng1 ming4 zhi3 you3 yi2 ci4
shengmingzhiyouyici
shengmingchihyuitzu
sheng ming chih yu i tzu
You Only Live Once一度だけ生きる
一度だけ生きる
ichi do da ke i ki ru
ichidodakeikiru
n/a
Live in Peace and Contentment安居乐业
安居樂業
an kyo raku gyou
ankyorakugyou
an kyo raku gyo
ān jū lè yè
an ju le ye
an chü le yeh
an1 ju1 le4 ye4
anjuleye
Live Love Die生爱死
生愛死
sei ai shi
seiaishi
shēng ài sǐ
sheng ai si
sheng ai ssu
sheng1 ai4 si3
shengaisi
Eternal Life / Everlasting Life / Immortality永生
永生
eiseiyǒng shēng
yong sheng
yung sheng
yong3 sheng1
yongsheng
Life in Every Breath生活中的每一次呼吸
生活中的每一次呼吸
n/ashēng huó zhōng de měi yī cì hū xī
sheng huo zhong de mei yi ci hu xi
sheng huo chung te mei i tz`u hu hsi
sheng1 huo2 zhong1 de mei3 yi1 ci4 hu1 xi1
sheng huo chung te mei i tzu hu hsi
Life in Every Breath吐く息一つにも生命が宿り
吐く息一つにも生命が宿り
hakuiki hitotsu nimo seimei ga yadorin/a
Principles of Life生活信条
生活信條
n/ashēng huó xìn tiáo
sheng huo xin tiao
sheng huo hsin t`iao
sheng1 huo2 xin4 tiao2
shenghuoxintiao
shenghuohsintiao
sheng huo hsin tiao
Longevity / Long Life长寿
長壽
chouju
choju
cháng shòu
chang shou
ch`ang shou
chang2 shou4
changshou
changshou
chang shou
Longevity / Long Life寿
ju / kotobukishòu
shou
shou4
Eternal Wheel of Life法轮
法輪
hourin / horin
horin / horin
fǎ lún
fa lun
fa3 lun2
falun
Life in Harmony / Balanced Life和谐生活
和諧生活
n/ahé xié shēng huó
he xie sheng huo
ho hsieh sheng huo
he2 xie2 sheng1 huo2
hexieshenghuo
Life in Harmony / Balanced Life調和生活
調和生活
cho wa sei katsu
chowaseikatsu
n/a
Choose Life选择生活
選擇生活
n/axuǎn zé shēng huó
xuan ze sheng huo
hsüan tse sheng huo
xuan3 ze2 sheng1 huo2
xuanzeshenghuo
Enjoy Life享受生活
享受生活
n/axiǎng shòu shēng huó
xiang shou sheng huo
hsiang shou sheng huo
xiang3 shou4 sheng1 huo2
xiangshoushenghuo
Enjoy Life人生を楽しみにしている
人生を楽しみにしている
jin sei o tano shi mi ni shi te i run/a
Beautiful Life / Life in Perfect Harmony和美
和美
wa mi
wami
hé měi
he mei
ho mei
he2 mei3
hemei
Eternal Life / Future Life来世
來世
rai-selái shì
lai shi
lai shih
lai2 shi4
laishi
Forever Young / Long Life不老長寿
不老長壽
fu rou chou ju
furouchouju
fu ro cho ju
n/a
Life in Balance / Balancing Life平衡人生
平衡人生
hei kou jin sei
heikoujinsei
hei ko jin sei
píng héng rén shēng
ping heng ren sheng
p`ing heng jen sheng
ping2 heng2 ren2 sheng1
pinghengrensheng
pinghengjensheng
ping heng jen sheng
Life Energy / Spiritual Energy气 / 気
ki
qi
ch`i
qi4
chi
chi
Journey of Life人生行路
人生行路
jinseikouro
jinseikoro
n/a
Life of Serenity悠悠閑閑
悠悠閑閑
yuu yuu kan kan
yuuyuukankan
yu yu kan kan
n/a
Longevity / Long Life Wishes福如东海寿比南山
福如東海壽比南山
n/afú rú dōng hǎi shòu bǐ nán shān
fu ru dong hai shou bi nan shan
fu ju tung hai shou pi nan shan
fu2 ru2 dong1 hai3 shou4 bi3 nan2 shan1
furudonghaishoubinanshan
Longevity / Long Life Wishes南山之寿
南山之壽
nan zan no jyu
nanzannojyu
n/a
New Life新生
新生
waka ki
wakaki
xīn shēng
xin sheng
hsin sheng
xin1 sheng1
xinsheng
New Life新生活
新生活
shin sei katsu
shinseikatsu
n/a
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering获得永生的钥匙是先要活得精彩
獲得永生的鑰匙是先要活得精彩
n/ahuò dé yǒng shēng de yào shí shì xiān yào huó dé jīng cǎi
huo de yong sheng de yao shi shi xian yao huo de jing cai
huo te yung sheng te yao shih shih hsien yao huo te ching ts`ai
huo4 de2 yong3 sheng1 de yao4 shi2 shi4 xian1 yao4 huo2 de2 jing1 cai3
huo te yung sheng te yao shih shih hsien yao huo te ching tsai
Life Is But A Dream人生如梦
人生如夢
n/arén shēng rú mèng
ren sheng ru meng
jen sheng ju meng
ren2 sheng1 ru2 meng4
renshengrumeng
The Good Life / Beautiful Life美好的生活
美好的生活
n/aměi hǎo de shēng huó
mei hao de sheng huo
mei hao te sheng huo
mei3 hao3 de sheng1 huo2
meihaodeshenghuo
Life is Good生活是美好的
生活是美好的
n/ashēng huó shì měi hǎo de
sheng huo shi mei hao de
sheng huo shih mei hao te
sheng1 huo2 shi4 mei3 hao3 de
shenghuoshimeihaode
Life is what you make it生活是自己创造的
生活是自己創造的
n/ashēng huó shì zì jǐ chuàng zào de
sheng huo shi zi ji chuang zao de
sheng huo shih tzu chi ch`uang tsao te
sheng1 huo2 shi4 zi4 ji3 chuang4 zao4 de
sheng huo shih tzu chi chuang tsao te

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