We've carefully transliterated the name Lily-Mae into Mandarin Chinese and Japanese Katakana. Click a button below to see many custom calligraphy artwork options for Lily-Mae.
觀世音 is the longer, and perhaps more formal title for the Buddhist deity known as the Goddess of Mercy or Bodhisattva of Compassion.
The longer title of this bodhisattva is Romanized in the following ways:
Mandarin Chinese: Guanshi Yin, Kuan-shih Yin.
Sanskrit: Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara.
Vietnamese: Quan Thế Âm.
Thai: Prah Mae Kuan Eim.
English: Bodhisattva of Mercy and Salvation, Goddess of Compassion, Buddha of Mercy, et al.
Please view our more common and shorter version "Guan Yin" before you make a decision. Also, note that the first character has a slight variation in Japanese. If your audience is specifically Japanese, you may want to select that version.
荷花 is one of two ways to write/say "lotus" or "lily" in Chinese.
It will make a nice wall scroll if you are fond of lotus flowers, and/or lotuses have a special meaning to you.
梅 is the transliteration to Mandarin Chinese for the name Mae.
It also works in Korean for the same name.
The meaning of this character is plum.
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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...
|Title||Characters||Romaji(Romanized Japanese)||Various forms of Romanized Chinese|
|Goddess of Mercy and Compassion||觀世音|
|guān shì yīn|
guan1 shi4 yin1
guan shi yin
|kuan shih yin
|Lily||莉莉||lì lì / li4 li4 / li li / lili|
|Lily||リリー||ririi / riri|
|Lily-Mae||利莉梅||lì lì méi|
li4 li4 mei2
li li mei
|lì lì luó sī|
li4 li4 luo2 si1
li li luo si
|li li lo ssu
|Lotus||荷花||hé huā / he2 hua1 / he hua / hehua||ho hua / hohua|
|Mae-Lyn||梅林||méi lín / mei2 lin2 / mei lin / meilin|
|Mae||梅||méi / mei2 / mei|
|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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.