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Ray

Japanese Katakana
Japan rei
knob
ribbon top
knob

This is the name Ray written in Katakana (phonetic Japanese).


This name is written in Katakana, a specifically-Japanese character set.
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Ray

China léi
knob
ribbon top
knob

This is the transliteration to Mandarin Chinese for the name Ray

Light / Bright / Shine

China guāng
Japan hikari
knob
ribbon top
knob

This is the simplest way to express "light" in Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja. It can also mean ray or bright. Chinese tend to use a two-character word for light/bright, so this character is probably best if your audience is Japanese. Also, when pronounced Rei, this can be a Japanese female given name.


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Character Images Characters / Kanji
If shown, second row is Simplified Chinese
Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition
光
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Mandarin guāng / guang1
Taiwan kuang
Japanese hikari ひかり
Chinese light; ray; CL:道[dao4]; bright; only; merely; to use up
Japanese light; Rei (female given name)
光明 prabha, light, brightness, splendour, to illuminate.
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Light / Bright / Shine
線
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线
Mandarin xiàn / xian4
Taiwan hsien
Japanese sen せん
Chinese thread; string; wire; line; CL:條|条[tiao2],股[gu3],根[gen1]
Japanese (n,n-suf) (1) line; stripe; stria; (2) line (e.g. telephone line); wire; (3) ray (e.g. X-ray); beam; (4) line (e.g. of a railroad); track; route; lane; (5) outline; contours; form; (6) level; (7) division; (8) line (of action); position; approach; policy; principle; (9) impre; Sen (surname)
A thread, wire, clue, spy, lead, connection.

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魟
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Mandarin hóng / hong2
Taiwan hung
Chinese ray (fish); Taiwan pr. [hong1]

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鯆
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Mandarin/ fu3
Taiwan fu
Chinese the skate or ray

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鰩
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Mandarin yáo / yao2
Taiwan yao
Chinese skate (cartilaginous fish belonging to the family Rajidae); ray (fish)

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鱝
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Mandarin fèn / fen4
Taiwan fen
Chinese any ray (fish) variety of Myliobatiformes order

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レイ
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レイ Japanese rei / re レイ
Japanese (1) lei; (2) ray; (3) lay; (given name) Rei, Lai, Lay, Lei, Leigh, Ley, Rae, Raye, Reay, Rej, Wray, Rey (Iran) (place-name)

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エイ
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エイ Japanese ei / e エイ
Japanese (kana only) ray (fish); stingray; Ei (given name)

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一条
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一条 Japanese hitosuji ひとすじ
 ichijou / ichijo いちじょう
Japanese (1) one long straight object (e.g. strand of hair, beam of light, wisp of smoke); (2) a single bloodline; (adjectival noun) (3) earnest; resolute; intent; devoted; (4) ordinary; common; (1) one long straight object; streak; beam; ray (of light); wisp (of smoke); (2) one item (in an itemized form); one clause; one passage (in a book); (3) one matter (affair, event, case, incident); (4) the same logic; the same reason; Takuya (surname)

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一縷
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一縷 Japanese ichiru いちる
Japanese a thread; a ray or sliver (of hope)

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一道
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一道 Mandarin yī dào / yi1 dao4
Taiwan i tao
Japanese ichidou / ichido いちどう
Chinese together
Japanese one road; ray (of hope); Kazumichi (given name)
One way, the one way; the way of deliverance from mortality, the Mahāyāna. Yidao, a learned monk of the Pure-land sect.

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射線
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射線
射线
Mandarin shè xiàn / she4 xian4
Taiwan she hsien
Chinese ray

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六瑞
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六瑞 Mandarin liù ruì / liu4 rui4
Taiwan liu jui
Japanese roku sui
The six auspicious indications attributed to the Buddha as a preliminary to his delivery of the Lotus Sutra, see 法華經, 序品: (1) his opening address on the infinite; (2) his samādhi; (3) the rain of flowers; (4) the earthquake; (5) the delight of the beholders; (6) the Buddha-ray.

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光条
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光条 Japanese koujou / kojo こうじょう
Japanese striation; ray system

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光線
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光線
光线
Mandarin guāng xiàn / guang1 xian4
Taiwan kuang hsien
Japanese kousen / kosen こうせん
Chinese light ray; CL:條|条[tiao2],道[dao4]; light; illumination; lighting (for a photograph)
Japanese beam; light ray;

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光瑞
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光瑞 Mandarin guāng ruì / guang1 rui4
Taiwan kuang jui
Japanese kōzui こうずい
Japanese Kouzui (given name)
The auspicious ray sent from between the Buddha's eyebrows before a revelation.

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回描
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回描 Mandarin huí miáo / hui2 miao2
Taiwan hui miao
Chinese flyback (of electron beam in cathode ray tube); retrace

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棘条
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棘条 Japanese kyokujou / kyokujo きょくじょう
Japanese (n,adj-no) spiny ray (of a fin)

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毫光
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毫光 Japanese goukou / goko ごうこう
Japanese (abbreviation) light that is said to be emitted from some hair or tuft in Buddha's forehead; ray of light from the tuft of white hair (between the eyebrows)

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放光
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放光 Mandarin fàng guāng / fang4 guang1
Taiwan fang kuang
Japanese houkou / hoko ほうこう
Japanese emission of light
Light-emitting; to send out an illuminating ray.

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紫外
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紫外 Mandarin zǐ wài / zi3 wai4
Taiwan tzu wai
Japanese shigai しがい
Chinese ultraviolet (ray)
Japanese (n,adj-no) (abbreviation) ultraviolet; UV

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紅外
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紅外
红外
Mandarin hóng wài / hong2 wai4
Taiwan hung wai
Chinese infrared (ray)

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玉豪
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玉豪 Mandarin yù háo / yu4 hao2
Taiwan yü hao
Japanese gyokugō
玉毫 The ūrṇā or white curl between the Buddha's eyebrows, from which he sent forth his ray of light illuminating all worlds.

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焰響
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焰響
焰响
Mandarin yàn xiǎng / yan4 xiang3
Taiwan yen hsiang
Japanese enkyō
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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熱線
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熱線
热线
Mandarin rè xiàn / re4 xian4
Taiwan je hsien
Japanese nessen ねっせん
Chinese hotline (communications link)
Japanese heat ray; line of heat

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片子
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片子 Mandarin piàn zi // piān zi / pian4 zi5 // pian1 zi5
Taiwan p`ien tzu // p`ien / pien tzu // pien
Japanese hirako ひらこ
Chinese thin flake; small piece; film; movie; film reel; phonograph record; X-ray image
Japanese Hirako (female given name)

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白毫
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白毫 Mandarin bái háo / bai2 hao2
Taiwan pai hao
Japanese byakugou / byakugo びゃくごう
Japanese whorl of white hair on the forehead of the Buddha, represented by a white precious stone on statues of Buddha; urna
The curl between Śākyamuni's eyebrows; from it, in the Mahāyāna sutras, he sends out a ray of light which reveals all worlds; it is used as a synonym of the Buddha, e. g. 白毫之賜 (all that a monk has is) a gift from the White-curled One.

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All of our calligraphy wall scrolls are handmade.

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.

Allow a few weeks for delivery. Rush service speeds it up a week or two for $10!

When you select your calligraphy, you'll be taken to another page where you can choose various custom options.

A nice Chinese calligraphy wall scroll

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)

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.




If your search is not successful, just post your request on our forum, and we'll be happy to do research or translation for any reasonable request.

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See: Our list of specifically Japanese Kanji Calligraphy Wall Scrolls. And, check out Our list of specifically old Korean Hanja Calligraphy Wall Scrolls.

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

Title
Characters 
Simplified
Traditional
Romaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Rayレイ
rein/a
Ray
n/aléi
lei
lei2
Light / Bright / Shine
hikariguāng
guang
kuang
guang1

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