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Tokyo

China dōng jīng
Japan tou kyou
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東京 is the Japanese and Chinese title for Tokyo, capital of Japan.

It is written the same in both languages but pronounced quite differently in Chinese.


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東京


东京

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Mandarin dōng jīng / dong1 jing1
Taiwan tung ching
Japanese toukyou / tokyo とうきょう
Chinese Tokyo, capital of Japan; Tonkin, northern Vietnam during the French colonial period
Japanese Tokyo; (place-name) Luoyang, China; (place-name, surname) Tokyo
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武蔵

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Japanese musashi むさし
Japanese Musashi; historical region consisting of modern Tokyo, Saitama and eastern Kanagawa prefectures; (surname) Muzou; (p,s,f) Musashi; (surname, given name) Takezou; (surname) Takekura
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事始め

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Japanese kotohajime ことはじめ
Japanese (1) taking up a new line of work; the beginning of things; (2) starting the preparations for New Year's festivities (December 8 in Tokyo, December 13 in Kyoto); (3) resuming work after the New Year's vacation
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両国

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Japanese ryougoku / ryogoku りょうごく
 ryoukoku / ryokoku りょうこく
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) both countries; (2) Ryougoku (area of Tokyo); (noun - becomes adjective with の) both countries; (place-name, surname) Ryougoku

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上り

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Japanese nobori のぼり
Japanese (1) ascent; climbing; ascending (path); climb; (2) up-train (e.g. going to Tokyo); (noun - becomes adjective with の) (3) northward (towards Tokyo); (place-name) Nobori

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上京

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Japanese joukyou / jokyo じょうきょう
Japanese (noun/participle) proceeding to the capital (Tokyo); (place-name) Kamigyou; (place-name) Kamikyou; (surname) Uekiyou; (surname) Uekyou

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上野

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Mandarin shàng yě / shang4 ye3
Taiwan shang yeh
Japanese toshi とし
 sakiueno さきうえの
 kouzuke / kozuke こうづけ
 kamino こうずけ
 kamitsuke かみの
 erinarudo かみつけ
 uwano えりなるど
 uebara うわの
 uehara うえばら
 ueno うえはら
 agano うえの
Chinese Ueno, district in Taitō Ward, Tokyo; Ueno (Japanese surname)
Japanese section of Tokyo; (place-name) Wano; (surname) Toshi; (surname) Sakiueno; (place-name, surname) Koudzuke; (surname) Kouzuke; (place-name, surname) Kamino; (personal name) Kamitsuke; (surname) Erinarudo; (place-name, surname) Uwano; (surname) Uebara; (surname) Uehara; (place-name, surname) Ueno; (place-name, surname) Agano

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下り

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Japanese kudari くだり
Japanese (n,n-suf) (1) down-train (going away from Tokyo); (2) down-slope; downward going; (personal name) Sagari; (surname) Kudari

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下町

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Japanese shitamachi したまち
Japanese (1) low-lying part of a city (usu. containing shops, factories, etc.); (2) Shitamachi (low-lying area of eastern Tokyo near Tokyo Bay, incl. Asakusa, Shitaya, Kanda, Fukugawa, Honjo, Nihonbashi, Kyobashi and surrounds); (place-name, surname) Shimomachi; (place-name) Shimochou; (place-name) Shitamachi; (place-name) Genomachi

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下阪

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Japanese gehan げはん
Japanese (noun/participle) proceeding from Tokyo to Osaka; (surname) Shimosaka; (surname) Shitazaka

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京浜

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Japanese keihin / kehin けいひん
Japanese Tokyo and Yokohama; (place-name) Tokyo-Yokohama

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京成

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Japanese keisei / kese けいせい
Japanese train line Tokyo - Narita; (c) Keisei (train line Tokyo-Narita)

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京葉

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Japanese keiyou / keyo けいよう
Japanese Tokyo and Chiba; (place-name) Keiyou

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信越

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Japanese shinetsu しんえつ
Japanese region on Japan Sea side of Japan west of Tokyo; Nagano and Niigata; (place-name, surname) Shin'etsu

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台東


台东

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Mandarin tái dōng / tai2 dong1
Taiwan t`ai tung / tai tung
Japanese daihigashi だいひがし
 taitou / taito たいとう
Chinese Taidong or Taitung city and county in Taiwan
Japanese (place-name) Daihigashi; (place-name) Taitou (ward of Tokyo); Taidong, Taitung (province and city in Taiwan)

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坂東

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Japanese bandou / bando ばんどう
Japanese Kanto region (incl. Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki and Chiba prefectures); (place-name, surname) Bandou; (surname) Bantou; (surname) Handou; (surname) Satou; (surname) Sakahigashi; (surname) Sakadou; (surname) Sakatou

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山手

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Japanese yamanote やまのて
 yamate やまて
Japanese (irregular okurigana usage) (1) hilly section of a city (usu. residential); Yamanote (hilly residential section of western Tokyo, incl. Yotsuya, Aoyama, Koishikawa, Hongo, Ichigaya, Akasaka, Azabu and surrounds); (2) place near the mountains; (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) place near the mountains; (2) hilly section of a city (e.g. Tokyo, Kobe, Yokohama); (place-name, surname) Yamanote (usual spelling); (surname) Yamade; (place-name, surname) Yamate

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巨人

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Mandarin jù rén / ju4 ren2
Taiwan chü jen
Japanese kyojin きょじん
Chinese giant
Japanese (1) giant; great man; (2) (abbreviation) Tokyo Giants (baseball team); (female given name) Mito; (given name) Norito; (given name) Kyojin; (personal name) Oohito

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帰京

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Japanese kikyou / kikyo ききょう
Japanese (noun/participle) (1) returning to Tokyo; (2) returning to the capital

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府中

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Japanese fuchuu / fuchu ふちゅう
Japanese (1) provincial capital (under the ritsuryo system); provincial office; (2) public place of imperial rule; (surname) Funaka; (place-name, surname) Fuchuu (in Tokyo); (place-name) Kou

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北陸

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Japanese hokuriku ほくりく
Japanese region west of Tokyo on Japan Sea side of Japan; (place-name, surname) Hokuriku; (surname) Kitagachi

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在京

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Japanese zaikyou / zaikyo ざいきょう
Japanese (noun/participle) being in the capital (i.e. Tokyo, or formerly Kyoto)

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品川

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Mandarin pǐn chuān / pin3 chuan1
Taiwan p`in ch`uan / pin chuan
Japanese shinagawa しながわ
 shinakawa しなかわ
Chinese Shinagawa River; Shinagawa district of Tokyo
Japanese (place-name, surname) Shinagawa; (place-name, surname) Shinakawa

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入京

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Japanese nyuukyou / nyukyo にゅうきょう
Japanese (noun/participle) entering the capital; entering Tokyo

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来京

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Japanese raikyou / raikyo らいきょう
Japanese (noun/participle) coming to a capital city (esp. Tokyo or Kyoto); (place-name) Raikyou

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東上

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Japanese toujou / tojo とうじょう
Japanese (noun/participle) going to Tokyo; going east; (surname) Higashigami; (place-name) Higashikami; (surname) Higashiue; (place-name, surname) Toujou; (place-name) Azumakami

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東名

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Japanese toumei / tome とうめい
Japanese Tokyo and Nagoya; (place-name) Toumei; (personal name) Toumiyou; (surname) Toumyou; (place-name) Touna

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東海


东海

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Mandarin dōng hǎi / dong1 hai3
Taiwan tung hai
Japanese toukai / tokai とうかい
Chinese East China Sea; East Sea (Chinese mythology and ancient geography)
Japanese (1) region south of Tokyo on Pacific Ocean side of Japan; eastern sea; (2) East Sea (controversial name for the Sea of Japan proposed by Korea); (place-name, surname) Higashiumi; (female given name) Harumi; (given name) Tomi; (surname) Toumi; (place-name, surname) Toukai; (surname) Azumi; (surname) Azumaumi
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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東証

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Japanese toushou / tosho とうしょう
Japanese (abbreviation) Tokyo Stock Exchange

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東都

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Japanese touto / toto とうと
Japanese the Eastern Capital (now Tokyo); Yedo; Edo; (personal name) Touto; (surname) Adzuma; (surname) Azuma

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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
Tokyo 東京
东京
tou kyou / toukyou / to kyo / tokyodōng jīng
dong1 jing1
dong jing
dongjing
tung ching
tungching
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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"
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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.

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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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