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  1. Twins
  2. Gemini
  3. Gemini
  4. Shuang
  5. Gemini


Twins

China shuāng bāo tāi
Twins Wall Scroll

雙胞胎 means twin or twins in Chinese.

This can refer to any kind of twins (identical, fraternal, and maybe conjoined/Siamese twins too). A few more characters would be added to this twins word to specify what kind of twins. But, this is the simplest twins title.

Twins

Japan futago
Twins Wall Scroll

雙子 means twins or twin in Japanese Kanji. 雙子 is also a way to write twins in Simplified Chinese.

This can also be a Japanese place name, Futago.

Twins

Japan souseiji
Twins Wall Scroll

This Japanese word means twins.

I nice calligraphy selection if you are a twin. I presume you'll want to buy a pair of these wall scrolls!?

Gemini

China shuāng zǐ
Gemini Wall Scroll

雙子 is the short version of the title Gemini (star sign). This also means twins.

Gemini Zodiac Symbol / Sign

China shuāng zǐ zuò
Japan futago-za
Gemini Zodiac Symbol / Sign Wall Scroll

雙子座 is the Chinese way to write Gemini (twins) of western astrology. This was also the version used in Japan until they simplified the first Kanji to 双 after WWII.


See Also:  Chinese Zodiac

Gemini Zodiac Symbol / Sign

China shuāng zǐ zuò
Japan futago-za
Gemini Zodiac Symbol / Sign Wall Scroll

雙子座 is the Japanese way to write Gemini (twins) of western astrology.

This also happens to be the Simplified Chinese version of this title - however, I recommend the Traditional Chinese version if your audience is Chinese.


See Also:  Chinese Zodiac

Shuang

China shuāng
Japan
Shuang Wall Scroll

雙 is the Chinese surname "Shuang."

雙 is also a word in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean that means two, double, pair, both, couple, twin, mates, or matched.

Gemini

China jié mǐ ní
Gemini Wall Scroll

傑迷尼 is the most common transliteration to Mandarin Chinese for the name Gemini. This sounds like "Gemini" but does not have the meaning "Gemini" (twin constellation).


The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Twins 雙胞胎
双胞胎
shuāng bāo tāi
shuang1 bao1 tai1
shuang bao tai
shuangbaotai
shuang pao t`ai
shuangpaotai
shuang pao tai
Twins 雙子
双子
futago
Twins 双生児souseiji / soseiji
Gemini 雙子
双子
shuāng zǐ
shuang1 zi3
shuang zi
shuangzi
shuang tzu
shuangtzu
Gemini Zodiac Symbol
Sign
雙子座
双子座
futago-zashuāng zǐ zuò
shuang1 zi3 zuo4
shuang zi zuo
shuangzizuo
shuang tzu tso
shuangtzutso
Gemini Zodiac Symbol
Sign
雙子座
双子座
futago-zashuāng zǐ zuò
shuang1 zi3 zuo4
shuang zi zuo
shuangzizuo
shuang tzu tso
shuangtzutso
Shuang
shuāng / shuang1 / shuang
Gemini 傑迷尼
杰迷尼
jié mǐ ní
jie2 mi2 ni2
jie mi ni
jiemini
chieh mi ni
chiehmini
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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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 by 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 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.


Check out my lists of Japanese Kanji Calligraphy Wall Scrolls and Old Korean Hanja Calligraphy Wall Scrolls.

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