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  1. Flower
  2. Chikara
  3. Flower Open / Blooming Flower
  4. Flowers Fall / The End Comes
  5. Kagetsu
  6. Lotus
  7. Opening / Blooming Flowers
  8. Sparks / Sparkle
  9. Red Flower
10. Bellflower
11. The Geisha’s World
12. Hua Mulan
13. Ikebana
14. Iris Flower
15. Jasmine Flower
16. Saffron
17. Cherry Blossom
18. Beauty of Nature
19. Flowers Bloom and Flowers Fall
20. Flowers Bloom and Flowers Wither
21. Orchid Queen
22. Flowers Bloom and Flowers Fall
23. In Flowers the Cherry Blossom,...
24. Love the Flower, Love the Pot also
25. Mountain Travels Poem by Dumu

Flower

China huā
Japan hana
Flower

花 is the simple way to write "flower" in Chinese, Japanese, and old Korean. It can also mean blossoms or can refer to a fancy or assorted pattern.

Note: In some context it can mean "spend money." However, as a single character, it will be read as "flower."

This has the meaning of Xochitl (flower) in Spanish, so if your name is Xochitl, I suggest this character to represent your name.

More random information about this character:
花 is the Korean surname spelled as "Hwa" before the Korean Romanization reformation of 2000-2001.
It's also a somewhat common given name in China (for females).
花 is a borrowed word from Chinese, so it sounds similar in Chinese and Korean.

Chikara

China zhī huā
Chikara

知花 is a common transliteration to Mandarin Chinese for the name Chikara.

Flower Open / Blooming Flower

China huā kāi
Flower Open / Blooming Flower

These two characters literally mean "flower open."

花開 is also associated with Springtime, the beginning of something, or youth.

花開 is often followed by "flower falls" (closes and loses its petals) which means "Things come and go" or "Youth comes and goes."

If you like flowers and the Springtime, this is a great selection for you. However, if you want the companion "flower falls" (flower withers), we offer that as a companion wall scroll or all together as a four-character phrase.


See Also:  Flowers Fall

Flowers Fall / The End Comes

China huā sà
Flowers Fall / The End Comes

These two characters mean flower fall (closes and loses its petals). It suggests nearing the end of something. A time that some might call "The sunset of life." 花落 often follows "flower open" to talk of the cycle of life.

We offer this as a possible companion to a "flower open" scroll (to be placed side by side, or at either side of a doorway to say "things come and go" - a cool metaphor for a doorway). If placed in a doorway, it could be used as a suggestion to your guests that things bloom when they arrive through your door but wither when they leave (a great compliment).


See Also:  Flowers Bloom

Kagetsu

Japan kagetsu
Kagetsu

花月 is a somewhat archaic Japanese word that literally means, "flowers and the moon." Colloquially, this refers to, "refined leisure," or "an elegant pastime."

Lotus

China hé huā
Lotus

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.

Opening / Blooming Flowers

China kāi huā
Japan kai ka
Opening / Blooming Flowers

These two characters literally mean opening flowers (a verb). 開花 is also associated with Springtime, the beginning of something, or youth.

If you like flowers and the Springtime, this is a great selection for you.

In Korean Hanja, this can be a metaphor for achieving enlightenment or becoming civilized (blooming civilization).


See Also:  Flowers Fall

Sparks / Sparkle

China huǒ huā
Japan hibana
Sparks / Sparkle

火花 is a Chinese and Japanese word that means spark or sparkle.

Literally, these characters mean "fire flower."

This can also be the Japanese female given name Hibana.

Red Flower

Japan tan ga
Red Flower

丹花 means red flower in Japanese.

丹花 is also the a Japanese personal name romanized as Tanga.

Bellflower

China jié gěng huā
Japan ki kyou bana
Bellflower

Wikipedia Chinese Bellflower 桔梗花 means "Chinese bellflower" in Japanese.

In Chinese, it refersto the "Platycodon grandiflorus" (Platycodon grandiflorum), "balloon flower," or "bellflower."

桔梗花 is the three-character version of this title, which clearly suggests that you are talking about the flower, and not the medicinal herb derived from this kind of plant.

The Geisha’s World

China huā liǔ jiè
Japan karyuukai
The Geisha’s World

This literally means "Flower Willow World/Kingdom." In Japanese, this means "The Realm of the Geisha" or "World of the Geisha." I suppose there is a presumption that the Geisha are surrounded by flowers in their residence. In Chinese and Korean, this pretty much has colloquially come to mean "The Red Light District" or to refer to pimps, prostitutes and johns as a group.

Hua Mulan

China huā mù lán
Hua Mulan

花木蘭 is the name of the famous Chinese woman warrior Hua Mulan.

She was made famous in the west by Disney's animated movie, "Mulan."

Most of the historical information about her comes from an ancient poem. It starts with a concerned Mulan, as she is told a man from each family is to serve conscription in the army. Her father is too old, and her brother is too young. Mulan decides to take the place of her father. After twelve years of war, the army returns and the best warriors are awarded great posts in the government and riches. Mulan turns down all offers, and asks only for a good horse for the long trip home. When Mulan greets visiting comrades wearing her old clothes, they are shocked to find the warrior they rode into battle with for years was actually a woman.

Ikebana

Japan ikebana
Ikebana

生け花 is the Japanese term ikibana, meaning living or live flower arrangement.

The literal translation is simply, "living flowers."

Iris Flower

China yuān wěi huā
Japan ichi hatsu hana
Iris Flower

鳶尾花 is the title for the iris flower in Chinese and Japanese.

If your name happens to be Iris, this is a beautiful way to express your name by meaning in both of these languages (it will mean your name but not sound like your name).

Can also mean wall iris, roof iris, or Iris tectorum.
Note: There are other titles for specific iris varieties - contact us if you need something special.

Jasmine Flower

China mò lì huā
Japan ma ri ka
Jasmine Flower

茉莉花 is the title for "Jasmine Flower" in Chinese.

This title is rarely used in Japanese for a specific species known as "Arabian jasmine" (Jasminum sambac).
Japanese will more commonly write ジャスミンの花 (jyasumin no hana).

Saffron

China zàng hóng huā
Saffron

藏紅花 is the Chinese title for saffron (Crocus sativus).

The most valuable herb or spice, by weight, on earth.

Cherry Blossom

China yīng huā
Japan ouka
Cherry Blossom

櫻花 is how to write "cherry blossom" in Chinese and traditional Japanese Kanji.

The first character means "cherry" or sometimes "cherry tree."
The second character means "flowers" or "blossoms."

Oddly, my Chinese dictionary also defines these two characters as "Japanese oriental cherry tree" or "Oriental cherry blossom." However, the first character is the only one that means "cherry," so it can refer to any cherry blossoms in the whole world (not just those in Asia).


桜There is an alternate version of the first character, which has become the standard for Japanese Kanji. If you want this version, instead of the one shown to the upper left, please click on the Kanji shown to the right instead of the button above. Although this is an alternate form in Chinese, most Chinese people will think this is just the Japanese version (Chinese people don't necessarily know the history and all alternate forms of Chinese characters from the past). Therefore, this version shown to the right is best if your audience is Japanese (though most Japanese will recognize the form shown in the upper left).

Beauty of Nature

Ka-Chou-Fuu-Getsu
Japan ka chou fuu getsu
Beauty of Nature

花鳥風月 is the Japanese Kanji proverb for "Beauties of Nature."

The dictionary definition is, "the traditional themes of natural beauty in Japanese aesthetics."

The Kanji each represents an element of nature that constitute beauty in traditional Japanese art and culture.

The Kanji breakdown:
花 = ka = flower (also pronounced "hana")
鳥 = chou = bird (also pronounced "tori").
風 = fuu = wind (also pronounced "kaze").
月 = getsu = moon (also pronounced "tsuki")

Flowers Bloom and Flowers Fall

China huā kāi huā luò
Flowers Bloom and Flowers Fall

花開花落 is a complete proverb that lightly speaks of the cycle of life, or how things come and go in life. It is used as a metaphor to suggest that youth is a temporary state, which in time will pass.

This can also be used to suggest that fortunes can come and go (everything is temporary).

Note: There are two versions of this proverb which are very similar. The other uses a word that means wither instead of fall.

Flowers Bloom and Flowers Wither

China huā kāi huā xiè
Flowers Bloom and Flowers Wither

花開花謝 is a complete proverb that lightly speaks of the cycle of life, or how things come and go in life. It is used as a metaphor to suggest that youth is a temporary state, which in time will pass.

This can also be used to suggest that fortunes can come and go (everything is temporary).

Note: There are two versions of this proverb which are very similar. The other uses a word that means fall instead of wither.

Orchid Queen

China lán huā nǚ wáng
Orchid Queen

蘭花女王 is the long, clear or verbose version of "Orchid Queen" in Chinese.

Flowers Bloom and Flowers Fall

Japan hana wa sa ki hana wa chi ru
Flowers Bloom and Flowers Fall

This Japanese proverb is about the cycle of life, or how things come and go in life.

This can be used to suggest that youth, fortune, and life can come and go (everything is temporary).


Note: Because this selection contains some special Japanese Hiragana characters, it should be written by a Japanese calligrapher.

In Flowers the Cherry Blossom,
In Men the Samurai

Japan hana wa sakuragi hito wa bushi
In Flowers the Cherry Blossom, / In Men the Samurai

This Japanese proverb simply reads, "[In] Flowers it's Cherry Blossoms, [In] Men it's Warriors."

This is meant to say that of all the flowers in the world, the cherry blossom is the best. And of all men in the world, the Samurai or Warrior is the best

This proverb has been around for a long time. It's believed to have been composed sometime before the Edo Period in Japan (which started in 1603).

Some will drop one syllable and pronounce this, "hana wa sakura hito wa bushi." That's "sakura" instead of "sakuragi," which is like saying "cherry blossom" instead of "cherry tree."


The third character was traditionally written as 櫻. But in modern Japan, that became 桜. You may still see 櫻 used from time to time on older pieces of calligraphy. We can do either one, so just make a special request if you want 櫻.


Note: Because this selection contains some special Japanese Hiragana characters, it should be written by a Japanese calligrapher.

Love the Flower, Love the Pot also

Love Me, Love My Dog
China ài huā lián pén ài ài nǚ téng nǚ xù
Love the Flower, Love the Pot also

This proverb literally translates as, "If one loves a flower, [one will] love it's pot; [if one really] loves [one's] daughter, [one will also] love [one's] son-in-law."

Figuratively, is similar to the English proverbs:
Love me, love my dog.
Love for a person extends even to the crows on his roof.

Mountain Travels Poem by Dumu

China yuǎn shàng hán shān shí jìng xiá bái yún shēng chù yǒu rén jiā tíng chē zuò ài fēng lín wǎn shuàng yè hóng yú èr yuè huā
Mountain Travels Poem by Dumu

This poem was written almost 1200 years ago during the Tang dynasty. It depicts traveling up a place known as Cold Mountain, where some hearty people have built their homes. The traveler is overwhelmed by the beauty of the turning leaves of the maple forest that surrounds him just as night overtakes the day, and darkness prevails. His heart implores him to stop, and take in all of the beauty around him.

First before you get to the full translation, I must tell you that Chinese poetry is a lot different than what we have in the west. Chinese words simply don't rhyme in the same way that English, or other western languages do. Chinese poetry depends on rhythm and a certain beat of repeated numbers of characters.

I have done my best to translate this poem keeping a certain feel of the original poet. But some of the original beauty of the poem in it's original Chinese will be lost in translation.

Far away on Cold Mountain, a stone path leads upwards.
Among white clouds peoples homes reside.
Stopping my carriage I must, as to admire the maple forest at nights fall.
In awe of autumn leaves showing more red than even flowers of early spring.

Hopefully, this poem will remind you to stop, and "take it all in" as you travel through life.
The poet's name is "Du Mu" in Chinese that is: 杜牧.
The title of the poem, "Mountain Travels" is: 山行
You can have the title, poet's name, and even Tang Dynasty written as an inscription on your custom wall scroll if you like.

More about the poet:

Dumu lived from 803-852 AD and was a leading Chinese poet during the later part of the Tang dynasty.
He was born in Chang'an, a city of central China and former capital of the ancient Chinese empire in 221-206 BC. In present day China, his birthplace is currently known as Xi'an, the home of the Terracotta Soldiers.

He was awarded his Jinshi degree (an exam administered by the emperor's court which leads to becoming an official of the court) at the age of 25, and went on to hold many official positions over the years. However, he never achieved a high rank, apparently because of some disputes between various factions, and his family's criticism of the government. His last post in the court was his appointment to the office of Secretariat Drafter.

During his life, he wrote scores of narrative poems, as well as a commentary on the Art of War and many letters of advice to high officials.

His poems were often very realistic, and often depicted every day life. He wrote poems about everything, from drinking beer in a tavern to weepy poems about lost love.

The thing that strikes you most is the fact even after 1200 years, not much has changed about the beauty of nature, toils and troubles of love and beer drinking.


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Below are some entries from our dictionary that may match your search...

Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin huā / hua1
Taiwan hua
Japanese ririka / りりか    manaka / まなか    peko / ぺこ    heren / へれん    furawa / ふらわ    hanna / はんな    haru / はる    hana / はな    kanna / かんな    kasumi / かすみ    aya / あや
Mountain Travels Poem by Dumu
Chinese flower; blossom; CL:朵[duo3],支[zhi1],束[shu4],把[ba3],盆[pen2],簇[cu4]; fancy pattern; florid; to spend (money, time); surname Hua
Japanese (1) flower; blossom; bloom; petal; (2) cherry blossom; (3) beauty; (4) blooming (esp. of cherry blossoms); (5) ikebana; (6) (abbreviation) Japanese playing cards; (7) (the) best; (female given name) Ririka; (female given name) Manaka; (female given name) Peko; (female given name) Heren; (female given name) Furawa; (female given name) Hanna; (female given name) Haru; (p,s,f) Hana; (female given name) Kanna; (personal name) Kasumi; (female given name) Aya
華 puṣpa, a flower, flowers; especially the lotus, and celestial flowers. 座 The lotus throne on which buddhas and bodhisattvas sit.

丹花

see styles
Japanese tanka / たんか
Mountain Travels Poem by Dumu
Japanese red flower; (personal name) Tanga

櫻花

see styles
Mandarin yīng huā / ying1 hua1
Taiwan ying hua
Japanese sakura / さくら    ouka / oka / おうか
Chinese oriental cherry (Prunus serrulata or Prunus yedoensis), prized for its blossom; also known as sakura (Japanese) or Yoshino cherry
Japanese (female given name) Sakura; (female given name) Ouka

火花

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Mandarin huǒ huā / huo3 hua1
Taiwan huo hua
Japanese hibana / ひばな
Mountain Travels Poem by Dumu
Chinese spark; sparkle
Japanese spark; (female given name) Hibana

花月

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Japanese kagetsu / かげつ
Mountain Travels Poem by Dumu
Japanese (1) (archaism) flowers and the moon; (2) (archaism) refined leisure; elegant pastime; (surname) Hanatsuki; (female given name) Hadzuki; (female given name) Hatsuki; (female given name) Kadzuki; (female given name) Katsuki; (p,s,f) Kagetsu

花開


花开

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Mandarin huā kāi / hua1 kai1
Taiwan hua k`ai / hua kai
Japanese hanakai / はなかい
Japanese (surname) Hanakai
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

荷花

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Mandarin hé huā / he2 hua1
Taiwan ho hua
Mountain Travels Poem by Dumu
Chinese lotus

開花

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Mandarin kāi huā / kai1 hua1
Taiwan k`ai hua / kai hua
Japanese kaika / かいか
Chinese to bloom; to blossom; to flower; fig. to burst open; to feel happy or elated; new development grows out
Japanese (noun/participle) (1) flowers budding; blooming; flowering; (2) showing results; becoming popular; blooming; (female given name) Haruka; (female given name) Kaiha; (female given name) Kaika

生け花

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Japanese ikebana / いけばな
Mountain Travels Poem by Dumu
Japanese flower arrangement

花木蘭

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Mandarin huā mù lán / hua1 mu4 lan2
Taiwan hua mu lan
Chinese Hua Mulan, legendary woman warrior (c. fifth century), Northern dynasties folk hero recorded in Sui and Tang literature

花柳界

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Japanese karyuukai / karyukai / かりゅうかい
Mountain Travels Poem by Dumu
Japanese red-light district; pleasure quarters; world of the geisha; demimonde

茉莉花

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Mandarin mò li huā / mo4 li5 hua1
Taiwan mo li hua
Japanese matsurika / まつりか
Mountain Travels Poem by Dumu
Chinese jasmine
Japanese Arabian jasmine (Jasminum sambac); (female given name) Marika; (female given name) Matsurika; (female given name) Jasumin

藏紅花

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Mandarin zàng hóng huā / zang4 hong2 hua1
Taiwan tsang hung hua
Chinese saffron (Crocus sativus)

鳶尾花

see styles
Mandarin yuān wěi huā / yuan1 wei3 hua1
Taiwan yüan wei hua
Chinese iris (family Iridaceae)

花鳥風月

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Japanese kachoufuugetsu / kachofugetsu / かちょうふうげつ
Mountain Travels Poem by Dumu
Japanese (1) (yoji) (See 花鳥諷詠) beauties of nature; the traditional themes of natural beauty in Japanese aesthetics; (2) artistic pursuits involving nature themes

花は桜木人は武士

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Japanese hanahasakuragihitohabushi / はなはさくらぎひとはぶし Japanese (expression) (proverb) the best flowers are the cherry blossoms, the best individuals are the samurai; as the cherry blossom is first among flowers, so is the samurai first among men

一花

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Japanese hitohana / ひとはな Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) success; one flower; (female given name) Himika; (female given name) Hitoha; (female given name) Hitoka; (female given name) Hideka; (female given name) Hana; (female given name) Kunika; (female given name) Kazuha; (surname, female given name) Itsuka; (surname) Ikka; (surname) Ichihana; (female given name) Ichika

亂花


乱花

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Mandarin luàn huā / luan4 hua1
Taiwan luan hua
Chinese to spend recklessly; to waste money

仏花

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Japanese bukka;butsuka;butsubana / ぶっか;ぶつか;ぶつばな Japanese flowers or flower arrangements for a butsudan (household Buddhist altar)

供花

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Mandarin gòng huā / gong4 hua1
Taiwan kung hua
Japanese kuuge / kuge / くげ    kyouka / kyoka / くうげ
Chinese flower offering
Japanese offering of flowers (at shrine, grave, etc.); floral tribute

偽花

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Japanese gika / ぎか Japanese pseudanthium; flower head

六花

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Japanese rikka / りっか Japanese snow; (female given name) Rokka; (female given name) Ritsuka; (female given name) Rikka; (female given name) Rikuka; (female given name) Yuki; (female given name) Mutsuka

冰花

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Mandarin bīng huā / bing1 hua1
Taiwan ping hua
Chinese ice crystal; frost (on windows)

出花

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Japanese debana / でばな Japanese first brew of tea; (surname) Debana; (place-name) Degi; (place-name) Ideka

切花

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Japanese kiribana / きりばな Japanese cut flowers

初花

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Japanese hatsuhana;uibana / はつはな;ういばな Japanese (1) first flower of the season or year; first flowering on a plant; (2) (はつはな only) first menstruation; (3) (はつはな only) woman who has just reached adulthood; (female given name) Hana; (female given name) Hatsuka; (female given name) Uika; (female given name) Ichika

刨花

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Mandarin bào huā / bao4 hua1
Taiwan pao hua
Chinese wood shavings

劃花


划花

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Mandarin huà huā / hua4 hua1
Taiwan hua hua
Chinese engraving (on porcelain etc)

印花

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Mandarin yìn huā / yin4 hua1
Taiwan yin hua
Chinese tax stamp

受花

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Japanese ukebana / うけばな Japanese (obscure) ukebana (lotus-shaped support of a seat, pedestal or pagoda finial)

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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
Flowerhanahuā / hua1 / hua
Chikara知花zhī huā / zhi1 hua1 / zhi hua / zhihuachih hua / chihhua
Flower Open
Blooming Flower
花開
花开
huā kāi / hua1 kai1 / hua kai / huakaihua k`ai / huakai / hua kai
Flowers Fall
The End Comes
花落huā sà / hua1 luo4 / hua luo / hualuohua lo / hualo
Kagetsu花月kagetsu
Lotus荷花hé huā / he2 hua1 / he hua / hehuaho hua / hohua
Opening
Blooming Flowers
開花
开花
kai ka / kaikakāi huā / kai1 hua1 / kai hua / kaihuak`ai hua / kaihua / kai hua
Sparks
Sparkle
火花hibanahuǒ huā / huo3 hua1 / huo hua / huohua
Red Flower丹花tan ga / tanga
Bellflower桔梗花ki kyou bana
kikyoubana
ki kyo bana
kikyobana
jié gěng huā
jie2 geng3 hua1
jie geng hua
jiegenghua
chieh keng hua
chiehkenghua
The Geisha’s World花柳界karyuukai / karyukaihuā liǔ jiè
hua1 liu3 jie4
hua liu jie
hualiujie
hua liu chieh
hualiuchieh
Hua Mulan花木蘭
花木兰
huā mù lán
hua1 mu4 lan2
hua mu lan
huamulan
Ikebana生け花ikebana
Iris Flower鳶尾花
鸢尾花
ichi hatsu hana
ichihatsuhana
yuān wěi huā
yuan1 wei3 hua1
yuan wei hua
yuanweihua
yüan wei hua
yüanweihua
Jasmine Flower茉莉花ma ri ka / marikamò lì huā
mo4 li4 hua1
mo li hua
molihua
Saffron藏紅花
藏红花
zàng hóng huā
zang4 hong2 hua1
zang hong hua
zanghonghua
tsang hung hua
tsanghunghua
Cherry Blossom櫻花
樱花 / 桜花
ouka / okayīng huā / ying1 hua1 / ying hua / yinghua
Beauty of Nature花鳥風月ka chou fuu getsu
kachoufuugetsu
ka cho fu getsu
kachofugetsu
Flowers Bloom and Flowers Fall花開花落
花开花落
huā kāi huā luò
hua1 kai1 hua1 luo4
hua kai hua luo
huakaihualuo
hua k`ai hua lo
huakaihualo
hua kai hua lo
Flowers Bloom and Flowers Wither花開花謝
花开花谢
huā kāi huā xiè
hua1 kai1 hua1 xie4
hua kai hua xie
huakaihuaxie
hua k`ai hua hsieh
huakaihuahsieh
hua kai hua hsieh
Orchid Queen蘭花女王
兰花女王
lán huā nǚ wáng
lan2 hua1 nv3 wang2
lan hua nv wang
lanhuanvwang
lan hua nü wang
lanhuanüwang
Flowers Bloom and Flowers Fall花は咲き花は散るhana wa sa ki hana wa chi ru
hanawasakihanawachiru
In Flowers the Cherry Blossom, In Men the Samurai花は櫻木人は武士
花は桜木人は武士
hana wa sakuragi hito wa bushi
Love the Flower, Love the Pot also愛花連盆愛愛女疼女婿
爱花连盆爱爱女疼女婿
ài huā lián pén ài ài nǚ téng nǚ xù
ai4 hua1 lian2 pen2 ai4 ai4 nv3 teng2 nv3 xu4
ai hua lian pen ai ai nv teng nv xu
ai hua lien p`en ai ai nü t`eng nü hsü
ai hua lien pen ai ai nü teng nü hsü
Mountain Travels Poem by Dumu遠上寒山石徑斜白雲生處有人家停車坐愛楓林晚霜葉紅於二月花
远上寒山石径斜白云生处有人家停车坐爱枫林晚霜叶红于二月花
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yüan shang han shan shih ching hsia pai yün sheng ch`u yu jen chia t`ing ch`e tso ai feng lin wan shuang yeh hung yü erh yüeh hua
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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.