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Taiyou in Chinese / Japanese...

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China tài yang
Japan tai you
Sun Vertical Wall Scroll

太陽 is a two-character title for the Sun.

This refers specifically to Sol, the star at the center of our Solar system.

In Japanese, this is often romanized as Taiyou or Taiyo, but can also be pronounced as the names Minami, Hiroaki, Hinata, Hikaru, Tsubasa, Tahi, Takayasu, Takaharu, or Soru.

Great Sea

China dà yáng
Japan tai you
Great Sea Vertical Wall Scroll

大洋 is a rarely-used word for ocean in Japanese, Chinese, and Korean. 大洋 is here mostly for reference - please order a different ocean for your custom calligraphy wall scroll.

The first character means "big" or "great."
The second means "ocean" or "body of water" (it can sometimes mean "foreign" but not in this case).
The first character designates that you are talking about a great or huge body of water (certainly a major ocean and not a smaller sea).

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If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

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Mandarin dà yáng / da4 yang2
Taiwan ta yang
Japanese taiyou / taiyo / たいよう
Great Sea Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese oceans; silver yuan
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) ocean; (personal name) Motohiro; (personal name) Hiromi; (given name) Hiroshi; (given name) Tomohiro; (personal name) Daiyou; (place-name, surname) Taiyou; (personal name) Oomi; (surname) Oohiro



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Mandarin tài yang / tai4 yang5
Taiwan t`ai yang / tai yang
Japanese taiyou / taiyo / たいよう
Chinese sun; CL:個|个[ge4]; abbr. for 太陽穴|太阳穴[tai4 yang2 xue2]
Japanese sun; (female given name) Minami; (personal name) Hiroaki; (female given name) Hinata; (female given name) Hikaru; (female given name) Ti-da; (female given name) Tsubasa; (female given name) Tahi; (personal name) Takayasu; (given name) Takaharu; (p,s,f) Taiyou; (female given name) Soru; (female given name) San


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Japanese taiyou / taiyo / たいよう Japanese state; condition; situation; terms


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Japanese taiyou / taiyo / たいよう Japanese important point


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Japanese taiyou / taiyo / たいよう Japanese development of the body; caring for one's body


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Japanese taiyou / taiyo / たいよう Japanese great demon; ghostly giant


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Mandarin dà yòng / da4 yong4
Taiwan ta yung
Japanese daiyou;taiyou / daiyo;taiyo / だいよう;たいよう
Chinese to put sb in powerful position; to empower
Japanese (1) (だいよう only) (obscure) (See 大便) feces; excrement; (2) (obscure) large effect; (personal name) Dayou; (surname, given name) Daiyou; (personal name) Taiyou; (surname) Ooyoo; (surname) Ooyou; (place-name) Ooyuu
great function


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Mandarin dà yào / da4 yao4
Taiwan ta yao
Japanese taiyou / taiyo / たいよう
Chinese abstract; gist; main points
Japanese summary; outline


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Japanese taiyou / taiyo / たいよう Japanese state; condition; situation; terms


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Mandarin nài yòng / nai4 yong4
Taiwan nai yung
Japanese taiyou / taiyo / たいよう
Chinese durable
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (See 耐用年数) durability


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Japanese taiyou / taiyo / たいよう Japanese state; condition; situation; terms

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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
tai you / taiyou / tai yo / taiyotài yang / tai4 yang5 / tai yang / taiyangt`ai yang / taiyang / tai yang
Great Sea大洋tai you / taiyou / tai yo / taiyodà yáng / da4 yang2 / da yang / dayangta yang / tayang
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

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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