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Blacksmith

China tiě jiang
Blacksmith

鐵匠 means blacksmith or ironworker in Chinese.

鐵 means iron or tough metal.

匠 means craftsman or artisan. 匠 can also mean carpenter (in the context of woodworking rather than metal forging).

Blacksmith

Japan tan ya
Blacksmith

鍛冶 is a Japanese title that means blacksmith, or the art of smithing.

鍛 means to forge or wrought.

冶 means to melt, smelt, cast, and/or mould.

This can also be a Japanese surname with romanization of Kaji, Kamachi, Kajiya, or Imoji.


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鍛冶

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Japanese kamachi / かまち    kajiya / かじや    kaji / かじ    imoji / いもじ Japanese smithing; blacksmith; (surname) Kamachi; (surname) Kajiya; (surname) Kaji; (surname) Imoji
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鐵匠

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Mandarin tiě jiang / tie3 jiang5
Taiwan t`ieh chiang / tieh chiang
Chinese blacksmith; ironworker
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鍛治

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Japanese marina / まりな    danji / だんじ    dasuji / だすじ    tanharu / たんはる    tanchi / たんち    tanji / たんじ    kitaji / きたじ    kanuchi / かぬち    kaji / かぢ Japanese (irregular kanji usage) smithing; blacksmith; (female given name) Marina; (surname) Danji; (surname) Dasuji; (surname) Tanharu; (surname) Tanchi; (surname) Tanji; (surname) Kitaji; (surname) Kanuchi; (surname) Kadzi; (place-name, surname) Kaji

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蹄鉄工

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Japanese teitetsukou / tetetsuko / ていてつこう Japanese farrier; horseshoer; blacksmith

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鍛冶場

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Japanese kajiba / かじば Japanese blacksmith's workshop; smithy; forge; foundry

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鍛冶屋

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Japanese kajiya / かじや Japanese smith; blacksmith; (place-name, surname) Kajiya

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布莱克史密斯

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Mandarin bù lái kè shǐ mì sī / bu4 lai2 ke4 shi3 mi4 si1
Taiwan pu lai k`o shih mi ssu / pu lai ko shih mi ssu
Chinese Blacksmith (name)

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ブラックスミス

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Japanese burakkusumisu / ブラックスミス Japanese blacksmith (Chromis punctipinnis); blacksmith chromis

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鍛冶;鍛治(iK)

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Japanese kaji;tanya;kanuchi / かじ;たんや;かぬち Japanese smithing; blacksmith

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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
Blacksmith鐵匠
铁匠
tiě jiang
tie3 jiang5
tie jiang
tiejiang
t`ieh chiang
tiehchiang
tieh chiang
Blacksmith鍛冶tan ya / tanya
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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