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Sense of Humor in Chinese / Japanese...

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Sense of Humor

Funny Bone
Japan warainotsubo
Sense of Humor Wall Scroll

笑いの壺 is the Japanese way to say, "sense of humor" (humour), or colloquially a way to say, "funny bone."


Note: Because this selection contains some special Japanese Hiragana characters, it should be written by a Japanese calligrapher.

Roar of the Lioness

China hé dōng shī hǒu
Roar of the Lioness Wall Scroll

河東獅吼 is actually a proverb and joke about the plight and fear of a hen-pecked husband.

In more ancient times it was used to describe a wife who would berate her husband or go into jealous rages. However, this phrase currently brings about ideas of a husband that cowers in fear and cringes when his wife screams (or roars) at him.

Please only purchase this as a good-natured joke. If your wife or husband does not have a good sense of humor, it's probably not a good idea to hang this on your wall just to irritate your mate.


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

笑いの壺

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Japanese warainotsubo わらいのつぼ
Japanese (exp,n) sense of humour (humor); funny bone
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幽默感

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Mandarin yōu mò gǎn / you1 mo4 gan3
Taiwan yu mo kan
Chinese sense of humor

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笑いのつぼ

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Japanese warainotsubo わらいのつぼ
Japanese (exp,n) sense of humour (humor); funny bone

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笑いのツボ

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Japanese warainotsubo わらいのツボ
Japanese (exp,n) sense of humour (humor); funny bone

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ユーモアの感覚

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Japanese yuumoanokankaku / yumoanokankaku ユーモアのかんかく
Japanese (exp,n) sense of humor; sense of humour

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ユーモアセンス

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Japanese yuumoasensu / yumoasensu ユーモアセンス
Japanese (exp,n) sense of humor; sense of humour

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ユーモアのセンス

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Japanese yuumoanosensu / yumoanosensu ユーモアのセンス
Japanese (exp,n) sense of humor; sense of humour

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ユーモア・センス

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Japanese yuumoa sensu / yumoa sensu ユーモア・センス
Japanese (exp,n) sense of humor; sense of humour

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アメリカンジョーク

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Japanese amerikanjooku アメリカンジョーク
Japanese (n,exp) American joke; US joke; American sense of humor (humour)

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アメリカン・ジョーク

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Japanese amerikan jooku アメリカン・ジョーク
Japanese (n,exp) American joke; US joke; American sense of humor (humour)

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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
Sense of Humor 笑いの壺warainotsubo
Roar of the Lioness 河東獅吼
河东狮吼
hé dōng shī hǒu
he2 dong1 shi1 hou3
he dong shi hou
hedongshihou
ho tung shih hou
hotungshihhou
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

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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

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

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