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The Name Zero in Chinese / Japanese...

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Zero

China líng
Japan rei / zero
Zero Wall Scroll

零 is the number zero in Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja. 零 is a strange selection for a wall scroll, so it's here mostly for reference. I guess it's OK if zero is important to you.


Note: In modern Japan and China, they will often just write a circle to represent zero in lieu of this character.


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin/ wu2
Taiwan wu
Japanese mu
Japanese (1) nothing; naught; nought; nil; zero; (prefix) (2) un-; non-
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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Mandarin/ wu2
Taiwan wu
Japanese non のん
Chinese not to have; no; none; not; to lack; un-; -less
Japanese (1) nothing; naught; nought; nil; zero; (prefix) (2) un-; non-; (prefix) (1) un-; non-; (2) bad ...; poor ...; (female given name) Non
Sanskrit a, or before a vowel an, similar to English un-, in- in a negative sense; not no, none, non-existent, v. 不, 非, 否; opposite of 有.
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Nothing / Nothingness

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Mandarin líng / ling2
Taiwan ling
Japanese rei / re れい
 mio みお
 zero ぜろ
 shizuku しずく
Chinese zero; nought; zero sign; fractional; fragmentary; odd (of numbers); (placed between two numbers to indicate a smaller quantity followed by a larger one); fraction; (in mathematics) remainder (after division); extra; to wither and fall; to wither
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (kana only) zero; nought; (female given name) Rei; (female given name) Mio; (female given name) Zero; (female given name) Shizuku
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Zero

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Mandarin líng / ling2
Taiwan ling
Japanese maru まる
Chinese zero
Japanese (1) circle (sometimes used for zero); (2) 'correct' (when marking); (3) symbol used as a placeholder (either because a number of other words could be used in that position, or because of censorship); (4) period; full stop; (5) maru mark; semivoiced sound; p-sound
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Enso - Japanese Zen Circle

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Mandarin zhèng / zheng4
Taiwan cheng
Japanese motomu もとむ
 manaka まなか
 masaru まさる
 masamune まさむね
 masatsugu まさつぐ
 masazumi まさずみ
 masaji まさじ
 masashi まさし
 masakatsu まさかつ
 masa まさ
 makoto まこと
 hajime はじめ
 naoshi なおし
 tsukasa つかさ
 tadasu ただす
 tadashi ただし
 tadakatsu ただかつ
 seiji / seji せいじ
 seisaku / sesaku せいさく
 sei / se せい
 suminori すみのり
 sumitaka すみたか
 jonchiyan じょんちやん
 shouji / shoji しょうじ
 shouzaki / shozaki しょうざき
 shou / sho しょう
 akira あきら
Chinese straight; upright; proper; main; principal; to correct; to rectify; exactly; just (at that time); right (in that place); (math.) positive; first month of the lunar year
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (archaism) exact; precise; (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) (logical) true; regular; (numeric) (2) 10^40; ten thousand undecillion; (noun - becomes adjective with の) (3) (abbreviation) original; (4) (mathematics term) positive; greater than zero; (n,n-pref) greater (of equal court ranks); upper; senior; (n,n-pref) (1) greater (of equal court ranks); upper; senior; (2) director (highest of the four administrative positions of the ritsuryo period); chief; (prefix) (3) exactly; precisely; (given name) Motomu; (female given name) Manaka; (given name) Masaru; (personal name) Masamune; (personal name) Masatsugu; (personal name) Masazumi; (personal name) Masaji; (given name) Masashi; (personal name) Masakatsu; (surname, female given name) Masa; (female given name) Makoto; (given name) Hajime; (given name) Nori; (given name) Naoshi; (given name) Tsukasa; (given name) Tadasu; (given name) Tadashi; (personal name) Tadakatsu; (
Right, correct; just, exact chief, principal; the first month.

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Mandarin dòng / dong4
Taiwan tung
Japanese horasaki ほらさき
 hora ほら
 hokora ほこら
 hoga ほが
 hou / ho ほう
 haruka はるか
 hayashi はやし
 dou / do どう
 tamotsu たもつ
 utsubo うつぼ
Chinese cave; hole; zero (unambiguous spoken form when spelling out numbers); CL:個|个[ge4]
Japanese cave; den; grotto; (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) hollow; cavity; hole; (surname) Horasaki; (surname) Hora; (surname) Hokora; (surname) Hoga; (surname) Hou; (given name) Haruka; (surname) Hayashi; (surname) Dou; (personal name) Tamotsu; (surname) Utsubo
A hole, cave; to see through, know.

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ゼロ

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Japanese zero ゼロ
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (kana only) zero; nought; (personal name) Zero

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元標

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Japanese genpyou / genpyo げんぴょう
Japanese zero milestone

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清零

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Mandarin qīng líng / qing1 ling2
Taiwan ch`ing ling / ching ling
Chinese (computing) to clear memory; to reset; to zero (a hard drive)

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準星


准星

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Mandarin zhǔn xīng / zhun3 xing1
Taiwan chun hsing
Japanese junsei / junse じゅんせい
Chinese front sight (firearms); the zero point indicator marked on a steelyard
Japanese (abbreviation) (obsolete) quasar; QSO; (personal name) Junsei

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整域

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Japanese seiiki / seki せいいき
Japanese (mathematics term) integral domain; ring with no divisors of zero

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相殺

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Japanese sousatsu / sosatsu そうさつ
 sousai / sosai そうさい
Japanese (n,vs,adj-no) (1) offsetting each other; plus and minus equal zero; counterbalancing; (2) (law) set-off; setoff

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跳び

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Japanese tobi とび
Japanese (1) (abbreviation) flying; leaping; flight; leap; (2) naught; zero; oh; (3) flying fish (esp. the Japanese flying fish, Cypselurus agoo)

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近零

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Mandarin jìn líng / jin4 ling2
Taiwan chin ling
Chinese to approach zero (in calculus)

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非負

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Japanese hifu ひふ
Japanese non-negative (integer); greater than or equal to zero

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非零

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Mandarin fēi líng / fei1 ling2
Taiwan fei ling
Japanese hirei / hire ひれい
Chinese nonzero
Japanese (can be adjective with の) (mathematics term) non-zero

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飛び

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Japanese tobi とび
Japanese (1) (abbreviation) flying; leaping; flight; leap; (2) naught; zero; oh; (3) flying fish (esp. the Japanese flying fish, Cypselurus agoo); (4) (mahj) running out of points (zero or fewer); game ending due to a player running out of points

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零下

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Mandarin líng xià / ling2 xia4
Taiwan ling hsia
Japanese reika / reka れいか
Chinese below zero
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) below zero; sub-zero

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零度

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Mandarin líng dù / ling2 du4
Taiwan ling tu
Japanese reido / redo れいど
Chinese zero degree
Japanese zero; absolute zero (temp.); freezing point

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零和

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Mandarin líng hé / ling2 he2
Taiwan ling ho
Chinese zero-sum (game, in economics etc)

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零元

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Japanese reigen / regen れいげん
Japanese (mathematics term) zero element

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零戦

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Japanese zerosen ぜろせん
Japanese Zero fighter plane

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零族

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Mandarin líng zú / ling2 zu2
Taiwan ling tsu
Chinese lit. zero group; another word for the inert or noble gases 惰性氣體|惰性气体

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零日

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Mandarin líng rì / ling2 ri4
Taiwan ling jih
Chinese zero-day (attack, vulnerability etc) (computing)

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零時


零时

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Mandarin líng shí / ling2 shi2
Taiwan ling shih
Japanese reiji / reji れいじ
Chinese midnight; zero hour
Japanese twelve o'clock; midnight; noon

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零点

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Japanese reiten / reten れいてん
Japanese zero; no marks

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零點


零点

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Mandarin líng diǎn / ling2 dian3
Taiwan ling tien
Chinese zero (math.)

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ゼロ次

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Japanese zeroji ゼロじ
Japanese (adjectival noun) zero-order

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ゼロ戦

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Japanese zerosen ゼロせん
Japanese Zero fighter plane

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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
Zero
零 / 〇
rei / zerolíng / ling2 / ling
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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