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Construction Crane

China qǐ zhòng jī
Japan kijuuki
Construction Crane Vertical Wall Scroll

A customer requested this specifically after a bit of confusion over the bird by the same name. This refers to the huge machine that lifts materials high into the air as crews construct huge buildings.

In an odd twist, while they don't know this name in English sounds like a bird, the building crane is jokingly called "The real national bird of China" because of the accelerated level of construction in Beijing and elsewhere ever since preparations began for the 2008 Olympics. As of 2018, construction has barely slowed.

If you want the type of construction crane that drives down the road, please note that the word is totally different for that kind of "vehicle crane."

Kenzo

China jiàn zào
Japan kenzou
Kenzo Vertical Wall Scroll

建造 is a Japanese word, Kenzo, meaning to construct, or to build.

It can also be a noun meaning construction, or the skill/economic field of building.

Sometimes pronounced Takezou, and used as a personal name.

Improvise Adapt Overcome

China jí xìng fā huī jí kè shì yìng jí shí kè fú
Improvise Adapt Overcome Vertical Wall Scroll

即興發揮即刻適應即時克服 is the coolest way to put together this famous word list, "Improvise Adapt Overcome."

There are shorter ways to write "adapt," and "overcome", but "improvise" needs a four-character word to be expressed accurately in Chinese. To match them up, the other two are using four-character words as well. This makes it sound more natural in Chinese (though word lists are not a natural construct in Chinese grammar).

The words break down like this: 即興發揮, 即刻適應, 即時克服. I suggest the 3-column option when you customize your wall scroll. That way, the words will occupy one column each.

A great gift for a U.S. Marine, or anyone who follows this mantra.

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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

建造

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Mandarin jiàn zào / jian4 zao4
Taiwan chien tsao
Japanese kenzou / kenzo / けんぞう
Improvise Adapt Overcome Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese to construct; to build
Japanese (noun/participle) building; construction; (personal name) Takezou

see styles
Mandarin jiàn / jian4
Taiwan chien
Japanese kon / やかた
Chinese to establish; to found; to set up; to build; to construct
Japanese (n,n-suf,n-pref) contract; commitment; (archaism) leader of a fearless tribe; (personal name) Yakata
To found, set up, establish, build.


see styles
Mandarin gòu / gou4
Taiwan kou
Japanese kamae / かまえ
Chinese to construct; to form; to make up; to compose; literary composition; paper mulberry (Broussonetia papyrifera)
Japanese (irregular okurigana usage) (1) structure; construction; appearance; (2) posture (e.g. in martial arts); pose; stance; (3) readiness; determination; preparedness; (4) kanji enclosure type radical (must enclose at least two sides of the kanji); (kana only) paper mulberry (Broussonetia papyrifera); (surname) Kamae


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Mandarin zhù / zhu4
Taiwan chu
Japanese chiku / ちく
Chinese to build; to construct; to ram; to hit; Taiwan pr. [zhu2]
Japanese (prefix) (1) (before a number of years, e.g. 築十年) ... years since construction; ... years old (of a building); (suffix) (2) (after a time, e.g. 1980年築) built in ...; (surname) Tsukisaki

作る

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Japanese tsukuru / つくる Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to make; to produce; to manufacture; to build; to construct; (2) to prepare (food term); to brew (alcohol); (3) to raise; to grow; to cultivate; to train; (4) to till; (5) to draw up (a document); to make out; to prepare; to write; (6) to create (an artistic work, etc.); to compose; (7) to coin (a phrase); to organize; to organise; to establish; to found; (8) to have (a child); (9) to make up (one's face, etc.); (10) to fabricate (an excuse, etc.); (11) to form (a line, etc.); (12) to set (a record); (13) to commit (a sin, etc.)

修建

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Mandarin xiū jiàn / xiu1 jian4
Taiwan hsiu chien
Chinese to build; to construct

創る

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Japanese tsukuru / つくる Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to make; to produce; to manufacture; to build; to construct; (2) to prepare (food term); to brew (alcohol); (3) to raise; to grow; to cultivate; to train; (4) to till; (5) to draw up (a document); to make out; to prepare; to write; (6) to create (an artistic work, etc.); to compose; (7) to coin (a phrase); to organize; to organise; to establish; to found; (8) to have (a child); (9) to make up (one's face, etc.); (10) to fabricate (an excuse, etc.); (11) to form (a line, etc.); (12) to set (a record); (13) to commit (a sin, etc.)

吊裝


吊装

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Mandarin diào zhuāng / diao4 zhuang1
Taiwan tiao chuang
Chinese to construct by hoisting ready-built components into place

壁草

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Japanese kabekusa / かべくさ Japanese (1) (archaism) grass mixed with mud to construct walls; (2) (archaism) (See 木蔦) Hedera rhombea (species of ivy)

建構


建构

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Mandarin jiàn gòu / jian4 gou4
Taiwan chien kou
Chinese to construct (often something abstract, such as good relations); to set up; to develop; construction (abstract); architecture

建築


建筑

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Mandarin jiàn zhù / jian4 zhu4
Taiwan chien chu
Japanese kenchiku / けんちく
Chinese to construct; building; CL:個|个[ge4]
Japanese (noun/participle) construction; architecture (of buildings)

建設


建设

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Mandarin jiàn shè / jian4 she4
Taiwan chien she
Japanese kensetsu / けんせつ
Chinese to build; to construct; construction; constructive
Japanese (noun/participle) construction; establishment

承建

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Mandarin chéng jiàn / cheng2 jian4
Taiwan ch`eng chien / cheng chien
Chinese to construct under contract

架構


架构

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Mandarin jià gòu / jia4 gou4
Taiwan chia kou
Japanese kakou / kako / かこう
Chinese to construct; to build; infrastructure; architecture; framework
Japanese framework; frame; structure

架設


架设

see styles
Mandarin jià shè / jia4 she4
Taiwan chia she
Japanese kasetsu / かせつ
Chinese to construct; to erect
Japanese (noun/participle) construction; building

構建


构建

see styles
Mandarin gòu jiàn / gou4 jian4
Taiwan kou chien
Chinese to construct (something abstract)

構築


构筑

see styles
Mandarin gòu zhù / gou4 zhu4
Taiwan kou chu
Japanese kouchiku / kochiku / こうちく
Chinese to build; to construct
Japanese (noun/participle) construction; building; putting up; erecting; creation; formulation; architecture (systems, agreement, etc.)

營建


营建

see styles
Mandarin yíng jiàn / ying2 jian4
Taiwan ying chien
Chinese to build; to construct

營造


营造

see styles
Mandarin yíng zào / ying2 zao4
Taiwan ying tsao
Chinese to build (housing); to construct; to make

版築


版筑

see styles
Mandarin bǎn zhù / ban3 zhu4
Taiwan pan chu
Chinese to construct a rammed-earth wall

督建

see styles
Mandarin dū jiàn / du1 jian4
Taiwan tu chien
Chinese to supervise and construct; constructed under the supervision of

築く

see styles
Japanese kizuku / きずく Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to build; to construct; to erect; (2) to amass (e.g. fortune); to pile up

組む

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Japanese kumu / くむ Japanese (Godan verb with "mu" ending) (1) to cross (legs or arms); to link (arms); (2) to put together; to construct; to assemble; to produce (e.g. TV program); (3) to braid; to plait; (4) to grapple; to wrestle; (5) to unite; to join; to link up; to form an alliance; (6) to set (e.g. type); (7) to issue (e.g. money order)

統建


统建

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Mandarin tǒng jiàn / tong3 jian4
Taiwan t`ung chien / tung chien
Chinese to develop as a government project; to construct under the authority of a commission

興建


兴建

see styles
Mandarin xīng jiàn / xing1 jian4
Taiwan hsing chien
Japanese kōken
Chinese to build; to construct
to build

造る

see styles
Japanese tsukuru / つくる Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to make; to produce; to manufacture; to build; to construct; (2) to prepare (food term); to brew (alcohol); (3) to raise; to grow; to cultivate; to train; (4) to till; (5) to draw up (a document); to make out; to prepare; to write; (6) to create (an artistic work, etc.); to compose; (7) to coin (a phrase); to organize; to organise; to establish; to found; (8) to have (a child); (9) to make up (one's face, etc.); (10) to fabricate (an excuse, etc.); (11) to form (a line, etc.); (12) to set (a record); (13) to commit (a sin, etc.)

鋪設


铺设

see styles
Mandarin pū shè / pu1 she4
Taiwan p`u she / pu she
Chinese to lay (railroad tracks, carpet, pipeline); to install (wiring, cable); to construct (road, concrete slab)

開路


开路

see styles
Mandarin kāi lù / kai1 lu4
Taiwan k`ai lu / kai lu
Chinese to open up a path; to make one's way through; to construct a road; (electricity) open circuit

建てる

see styles
Japanese tateru / たてる Japanese (transitive verb) to build; to construct

実行構文

see styles
Japanese jikkoukoubun / jikkokobun / じっこうこうぶん Japanese {comp} executable construct

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Improvise Adapt Overcome Vertical Portrait
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Improvise Adapt Overcome Vertical Portrait
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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
Construction Crane起重機
起重机
kijuuki / kijukiqǐ zhòng jī
qi3 zhong4 ji1
qi zhong ji
qizhongji
ch`i chung chi
chichungchi
chi chung chi
Kenzo建造kenzou / kenzojiàn zào / jian4 zao4 / jian zao / jianzaochien tsao / chientsao
Improvise Adapt Overcome即興發揮即刻適應即時克服
即兴发挥即刻适应即时克服
jí xìng fā huī jí kè shì yìng jí shí kè fú
ji2 xing4 fa1 hui1 ji2 ke4 shi4 ying4 ji2 shi2 ke4 fu2
ji xing fa hui ji ke shi ying ji shi ke fu
chi hsing fa hui chi k`o shih ying chi shih k`o fu
chi hsing fa hui chi ko shih ying chi shih ko fu
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 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.

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