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7. Hong Kong
香港 is the Chinese and Japanese name for the Special Administrative Region (SAR) of The Peoples Republic of China known as Hong Kong (formerly a British administrated territory).
The romanization "Hong Kong" is probably a British approximation of the Cantonese pronunciation for this land.
The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...
|Title||Characters||Romaji (Romanized Japanese)||Various forms of Romanized Chinese|
|ei koku / eikoku|
|dà bù liè diān|
da4 bu4 lie4 dian1
da bu lie dian
|ta pu lieh tien
|zhí bù luō tuó|
zhi2 bu4 luo1 tuo2
zhi bu luo tuo
|chih pu lo t`o
chih pu lo to
|fú kè lán qún dǎo|
fu2 ke4 lan2 qun2 dao3
fu ke lan qun dao
|fu k`o lan ch`ün tao
fu ko lan chün tao
|běi ài ěr lán|
bei3 ai4 er3 lan2
bei ai er lan
|pei ai erh lan
|rengououkoku / rengookoku |
rengokoku / rengokoku
rengokoku / rengokoku
|dài yīng lián hé wáng guó|
dai4 ying1 lian2 he2 wang2 guo2
dai ying lian he wang guo
|tai ying lien ho wang kuo
|ài ěr lán|
ai4 er3 lan2
ai er lan
|ai erh lan
|Hong Kong||香港||hon kon / honkon||xiāng gǎng|
|yīng guó / ying1 guo2 / ying guo / yingguo||ying kuo / yingkuo|
|sū gé lán|
su1 ge2 lan2
su ge lan
|su ko lan
|ron don / rondon||lún dūn / lun2 dun1 / lun dun / lundun||lun tun / luntun|
|Rugby||ラグビー||ragubii / ragubi|
ragubi / ragubi
ragubi / ragubi
|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.
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.
Check out my lists of Japanese Kanji Calligraphy Wall Scrolls and Old Korean Hanja Calligraphy Wall Scrolls.
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