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Magic

China mó shù
Japan ma jutsu
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This mean magic in Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja.

This title can also refer to black magic, black arts, sorcery, magic tricks, and in some contexts, juggling.


This is a strange selection for a wall scroll. Probably only appropriate if you are a magician (or an inspiring magician).

Magic

China mó fǎ
Japan ma ho
Magic Wall Scroll

魔法 is commonly used in Japanese to mean magic.

Depending on context, in Chinese, Japanese, and old Korean Hanja, this can also mean enchantment, witchcraft, or sorcery.

In Japanese, this can also be the female given name, Maho.


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Characters

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Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

魔法

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Mandarin mó fǎ / mo2 fa3
Taiwan mo fa
Japanese maho まほ
Chinese enchantment; magic
Japanese magic; witchcraft; sorcery; (female given name) Maho
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魔術


魔术

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Mandarin mó shù / mo2 shu4
Taiwan mo shu
Japanese majutsu まじゅつ
Chinese magic
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) black magic; sorcery; (2) magic tricks; juggling
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Mandarin huà / hua4
Taiwan hua
Japanese fua ふあ
Chinese to make into; to change into; -ization; to ... -ize; to transform; abbr. for 化學|化学[hua4 xue2]; variant of 花[hua1]
Japanese (suffix) action of making something; -ification; (personal name) Fua
To transform, metamorphose: (1) conversion by instruction, salvation into Buddhism; (2) magic powers 通力 of transformation, of which there are said to be fourteen mental and eight formal kinds. It also has the meaning of immediate appearance out of the void, or creation 無而忽起; and of giving alms, spending, digesting, melting, etc; to teach

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Mandarin zhòu / zhou4
Taiwan chou
Japanese ju じゅ
Chinese incantation; magic spell; curse; malediction; to revile; to put a curse on sb
Japanese (1) spell; curse; (2) (Buddhist term) dharani; mantra
dhāraṇī 陀羅尼; mantra; an incantation, spell, oath, curse; also a vow with penalties for failure. Mystical, or magical, formulae employed in Yoga. In Lamaism they consist of sets of Tibetan words connected with Sanskrit syllables. In a wider sense dhāraṇī is a treatise with mystical meaning, or explaining it; a mystical invocation

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Mandarin yīn / yin1
Taiwan yin
Chinese generative forces; magic emanation

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Mandarin yīn / yin1
Taiwan yin
Chinese generative force; magic emanation

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Mandarin shù / shu4
Taiwan shu
Japanese yasushi やすし
 tedate てだて
Chinese various genera of flowers of Asteracea family (daisies and chrysanthemums), including Atractylis lancea; method; technique
Japanese (kana only) way; method; means; (n,n-suf) (1) art; technique; (2) means; way; (3) trick; trap; plot; stratagem; (4) magic; (personal name) Yasushi; (given name) Tedate
Way or method; art; trick, plan; technique

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Mandarin/ mo2
Taiwan mo
Japanese ma
Chinese devil; magic
Japanese (1) demon; devil; evil spirit; evil influence; (suffix noun) (2) someone who (habitually) performs some (negative) act; (surname) Ma
魔羅 Māra, killing, destroying; 'the Destroyer, Evil One, Devil' (M.W.); explained by murderer, hinderer, disturber, destroyer; he is a deva 'often represented with a hundred arms and riding on an elephant'. Eitel. He sends his daughters, or assumes monstrous forms, or inspires wicked men, to seduce or frighten the saints. He 'resides with legions of subordinates in the heaven Paranirmita Vaśavartin situated on the top of the Kāmadhātu'. Eitel. Earlier form 磨; also v. 波 Pāpīyān. He is also called 他化自在天. There are various categories of māras, e.g. the skandha-māra, passion-māra, etc; evil demon

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Mandarin mèi / mei4
Taiwan mei
Japanese miiru / miru みいる
Chinese demon; magic; to charm
Japanese (female given name) Miiru
An ogre, evil spirit.

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一字

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Mandarin yī zì / yi1 zi4
Taiwan i tzu
Japanese ichiji いちじ
Chinese in a row; in a line
Japanese letter; character
One word; a magic or esoteric word.

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一遍

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Mandarin yī biàn / yi1 bian4
Taiwan i pien
Japanese ippen いっぺん
Chinese one time (all the way through); once through
Japanese (adverbial noun) (1) (kana only) once; one time; (all at) once; in one sitting; (2) (kana only) exclusively; only; alone; (given name) Ippen
Once, one recital of Buddha's name, or of a sūtra, or magic formula; style of 智眞 Zhizhen, founder of the 時宗 Ji-shū (Japan); all thoughts

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仙丹

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Mandarin xiān dān / xian1 dan1
Taiwan hsien tan
Japanese sentan せんたん
Chinese elixir; magic potion
Japanese the elixir (of life)

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仙氣


仙气

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Mandarin xiān qì / xian1 qi4
Taiwan hsien ch`i / hsien chi
Chinese magic breath

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仙藥


仙药

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Mandarin xiān yào / xian1 yao4
Taiwan hsien yao
Chinese legendary magic potion of immortals; panacea; fig. wonder solution to a problem

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奇術

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Japanese kijutsu きじゅつ
Japanese magic; conjuring; sleight of hand; legerdemain

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妖術


妖术

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Mandarin yāo shù / yao1 shu4
Taiwan yao shu
Japanese youjutsu / yojutsu ようじゅつ
Chinese sorcery
Japanese black magic; black art; witchcraft; sorcery

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寄場

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Japanese yoriba よりば
Japanese (1) gathering place; (2) (abbreviation) labour camp for drifters, criminals, etc. (Edo period); (3) entertainment hall (for rakugo, manzai, magic, music, etc.); vaudeville theater (theatre); music hall; (surname) Yoriba

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寄席

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Japanese yoseseki よせせき
 yose よせ
Japanese entertainment hall (for rakugo, manzai, magic, music, etc.); vaudeville theater (theatre); music hall

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幻妖

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Japanese genyou / genyo げんよう
Japanese (noun/participle) (1) confusing people; (2) magic; (3) ghost, monster, etc., the true identity of which is unknown

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幻灯

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Japanese gentou / gento げんとう
Japanese slide projector; magic lantern

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幻燈


幻灯

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Mandarin huàn dēng / huan4 deng1
Taiwan huan teng
Japanese gentou / gento げんとう
Chinese lantern slides
Japanese (out-dated kanji) slide projector; magic lantern

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幻術

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Japanese genjutsu げんじゅつ
Japanese magic; witchcraft

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式神

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Japanese shikigami しきがみ
Japanese form of magic or divination (e.g. animating objects to act as the sorcerer's agent)

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念咒

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Mandarin niàn zhòu / nian4 zhou4
Taiwan nien chou
Chinese to chant a magic spell; to recite incantations

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化城

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Mandarin huà chéng / hua4 cheng2
Taiwan hua ch`eng / hua cheng
Japanese gejou / gejo げじょう
Japanese (Buddhist term) castle magically created by the Buddha
The magic, or illusion city, in the Lotus Sutra; it typifies temporary or incomplete nirvana, i. e. the imperfect nirvana of Hīnayāna; conjured city

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呪い

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Japanese majinai まじない
Japanese (kana only) charm; incantation; spell; magic formula

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呪法

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Japanese juhou / juho じゅほう
Japanese (1) (Buddhist term) esoteric Buddhist ritual where incantations are chanted; (2) magic

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呪文

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Japanese jumon じゅもん
Japanese spell; charm; incantation; magic word

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呪術


呪术

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Mandarin zhòu shù / zhou4 shu4
Taiwan chou shu
Japanese jujutsu じゅじゅつ
Japanese magic; sorcery; incantation
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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和妻

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Japanese wazuma わづま
Japanese branch of ancient Japanese magic tricks inherited mainly from oral tradition

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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
Magic 魔術
魔术
ma jutsu / majutsumó shù / mo2 shu4 / mo shu / moshu
Magic 魔法ma ho / mahomó fǎ / mo2 fa3 / mo fa / mofa
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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Teach
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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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