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Optimistic

China huò dá
Japan katsudatsu
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Beyond optimistic, this word can also be defined as sanguine; magnanimous; open-minded; openhearted; broad-minded.

豁達 is appropriate if you are, or want to be, the kind of person who is not bothered by the little things or minor troubles of life. This signifies a person who always feels things will get better. 豁達 is great for the person who figuratively sees a window of opportunity opening even as a door closes.


While a valid word in Japanese, this is kind of antiquated, and not in common use in modern Japan.

Optimism / Happy With Your Fate

China lè tiān
Japan raku ten
Optimism / Happy With Your Fate Wall Scroll

樂天 is about being optimistic and also making the best of whatever life throws at you.

This word is hard to define. One dictionary defines this as, "acceptance of fate and happy about it." There is one English word equivalent which is sanguinity or sanguinary.

You can also say that this means, "Be happy with whatever Heaven provides," or "Find happiness in whatever fate Heaven bestows upon you." 樂天 suggests being an optimist in life.

Note: 樂天 / 楽天 is sometimes a given name in China.


楽 Please note that Japanese tend to write the first character in a slightly-different form (as seen to the right). Let us know if you have a preference when you place your order.

Great Expectations

China wàng
Japan bou / nozomi
Great Expectations Wall Scroll

This character holds the ideas of ambition, hope, desire, aspiring to, expectations, looking towards, to gaze (into the distance), and in some context full moon rising.

望 is one of those single characters that is vague but in that vagueness, in also means many things.

望 is a whole word in Chinese and old Korean but is seldom seen alone in Japanese. Still, it holds the meanings noted above in all three languages.

Boar / Pig

Year of the Pig / Zodiac Sign
China zhū
Japan inoshishi
Boar / Pig Wall Scroll

豬 is the character for boar, pig, or swine in Chinese and old Korean.

If you were born in the year of the boar / year of the pig, you...

Are optimistic.
Have good luck with wealth and money.
Are honest, generous, and warm-hearted.


猪The character shown to the right is the Japanese Kanji for "wild boar."
It's an alternate/simplified form of pig/boar in Chinese (can be read by both Chinese and Japanese people). Click on that character instead of the button above if you want this version.

See also our Chinese Zodiac page.


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

豁達


豁达

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Mandarin huò dá / huo4 da2
Taiwan huo ta
Japanese katsudatsu かつだつ
 kattatsu かったつ
Chinese optimistic; sanguine; generous; magnanimous; open-minded
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) openhearted; frank; broad-minded
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好気

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Japanese kouki / koki こうき
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) easygoing; optimistic; conceited

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呑気

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Japanese nonki のんき
Japanese (ateji / phonetic) (noun or adjectival noun) (kana only) carefree; optimistic; careless; reckless; heedless; happy-go-lucky; easygoing; thoughtless

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樂天


乐天

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Mandarin lè tiān / le4 tian1
Taiwan le t`ien / le tien
Japanese rakuten
Chinese carefree; happy-go-lucky; optimistic
deva musicians, see above; heavenly musicians
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樂觀


乐观

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Mandarin lè guān / le4 guan1
Taiwan le kuan
Chinese optimistic; hopeful

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暢気

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Japanese nonki のんき
Japanese (ateji / phonetic) (noun or adjectival noun) (kana only) carefree; optimistic; careless; reckless; heedless; happy-go-lucky; easygoing; thoughtless

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暖気

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Japanese nonki のんき
 danki だんき
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (kana only) carefree; optimistic; careless; reckless; heedless; happy-go-lucky; easygoing; thoughtless; warmth; warm weather

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看好

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Mandarin kàn hǎo / kan4 hao3
Taiwan k`an hao / kan hao
Chinese optimistic (about the outcome); bullish; to think highly of; to support

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甘い

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Japanese umai うまい
 amai あまい
Japanese (adjective) (1) (kana only) skillful; skilful; clever; expert; wise; successful; (2) (kana only) delicious; appetizing; appetising; tasty; (3) (kana only) fortunate; splendid; promising; (adjective) (1) sweet-tasting; sweet; sugary; sugared; (2) fragrant (smelling); sweet (music); (3) lightly salted; light in salt; not spicy; (4) naive; overly optimistic; soft on; generous; indulgent; easy-going; lenient; (5) half-hearted; not finished properly; (6) insufficient; not satisfactory; inadequate; loose; (7) mild; (8) tempting; enticing; luring

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開朗


开朗

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Mandarin kāi lǎng / kai1 lang3
Taiwan k`ai lang / kai lang
Chinese spacious and well-lit; open and clear; (of character) optimistic; cheerful; carefree

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のん気

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Japanese nonki のんき
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (kana only) carefree; optimistic; careless; reckless; heedless; happy-go-lucky; easygoing; thoughtless

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いい気

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Japanese iiki / iki いいき
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) easygoing; optimistic; conceited

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ノンキ

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Japanese nonki ノンキ
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (kana only) carefree; optimistic; careless; reckless; heedless; happy-go-lucky; easygoing; thoughtless

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好い気

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Japanese iiki / iki いいき
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) easygoing; optimistic; conceited

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楽天的

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Japanese rakutenteki らくてんてき
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) optimistic

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楽天観

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Japanese rakutenkan らくてんかん
Japanese optimistic view of life; optimism

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楽観的

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Japanese rakkanteki らっかんてき
Japanese (adjectival noun) optimistic; hopeful

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楽観視

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Japanese rakkanshi らっかんし
Japanese (noun/participle) viewing optimistically; thinking optimistically; taking an optimistic view; looking on the bright side

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皮算用

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Japanese kawazanyou / kawazanyo かわざんよう
Japanese over-optimistic calculation; counting one's chickens before they're hatched

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能天気

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Japanese noutenki / notenki のうてんき
Japanese (adjectival noun) optimistic; thoughtless; insolent

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能転気

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Japanese noutenki / notenki のうてんき
Japanese (adjectival noun) optimistic; thoughtless; insolent

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脳天気

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Japanese noutenki / notenki のうてんき
Japanese (adjectival noun) optimistic; thoughtless; insolent

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ノー天気

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Japanese nootenki ノーてんき
Japanese (adjectival noun) optimistic; thoughtless; insolent

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高高興興


高高兴兴

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Mandarin gāo gāo xìng xìng / gao1 gao1 xing4 xing4
Taiwan kao kao hsing hsing
Chinese cheerful and optimistic; in a good mood; gaily

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ヨミが甘い

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Japanese yomigaamai / yomigamai ヨミがあまい
Japanese (exp,adj-i) overly optimistic; misjudged; underestimated

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読みが甘い

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Japanese yomigaamai / yomigamai よみがあまい
Japanese (exp,adj-i) overly optimistic; misjudged; underestimated

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甘っちょろい

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Japanese amacchoroi あまっちょろい
Japanese (adjective) optimistic

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読みがあまい

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Japanese yomigaamai / yomigamai よみがあまい
Japanese (exp,adj-i) overly optimistic; misjudged; underestimated

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不管三七二十一

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Mandarin bù guǎn sān qī èr shí yī / bu4 guan3 san1 qi1 er4 shi2 yi1
Taiwan pu kuan san ch`i erh shih i / pu kuan san chi erh shih i
Chinese regardless of the consequences; recklessly relying on a hopelessly optimistic forecast

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オプチミスティック

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Japanese opuchimisutikku オプチミスティック
Japanese (adjectival noun) optimistic

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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
Optimistic 豁達
豁达
katsudatsuhuò dá / huo4 da2 / huo da / huoda huo ta / huota
Optimism
Happy With Your Fate
樂天 / 楽天
乐天
raku ten / rakutenlè tiān / le4 tian1 / le tian / letian le t`ien / letien / le tien
Great Expectations bou / nozomi
bo / nozomi
bo/nozomi
wàng / wang4 / wang
Boar
Pig

inoshishizhū / zhu1 / zhu chu
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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