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Crane

Graceful bird of longevity
gaku / tsuru
Crane Vertical Wall Scroll

鶴 is a famous bird of China. Known in China to be a very spiritual creature, the crane is a symbol of both longevity, and the journey of souls and spirits of ancestors.

Note: 鶴 can mean crane or stork in Japanese.

White Crane

bái hè
White Crane Vertical Wall Scroll

白鶴 means White Crane.

This title directly means "White Crane" in Chinese but in English, this particular crane is referred to as the "red-crowned crane" or "Grus Japonensis." This crane is mostly white with a red bill (crown).

Swan / White Crane

hakuchou / shirotori
Swan / White Crane Vertical Wall Scroll

白鳥 is the Japanese Kanji and old Korean Hanja title for white swan (Cygnus Bechstein).

The title literally means white-feathered bird. This title can also be used to refer to a white crane.

This can also be the Japanese surname, Hakuchou.

White Crane Fist

bái hè
White Crane Fist Vertical Wall Scroll

白鶴拳 is the title for White Crane Fist style of martial arts.

白鶴拳 is also known as "Baihequan" or "Fujian White Crane."

Construction Crane

qǐ zhòng jī
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."

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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition


see styles
/ he4
ho
 tsuruhama / つるはま
Construction Crane Vertical Wall Scroll
crane
crane (any bird of the family Gruidae, esp. the red-crowned crane, Grus japonensis); (surname) Tsuruhama
The crane; the egret; translit. ha, ho; the crane

白鶴


白鹤

see styles
bái hè / bai2 he4
pai ho
 hakutsuru / はくつる
Construction Crane Vertical Wall Scroll
(bird species of China) Siberian crane (Grus leucogeranus)
(c) Hakutsuru (brand of sake)

五形拳

see styles
 gokeiken / gokeken / ごけいけん
Construction Crane Vertical Wall Scroll
{MA} Wu Xing Fist; Five Form Fist (Dragon, Snake, Tiger, Crane, Leopard)

白鶴拳


白鹤拳

see styles
bái hè quán / bai2 he4 quan2
pai ho ch`üan / pai ho chüan
Construction Crane Vertical Wall Scroll
Baihequan (Fujian White Crane) martial art form

起重機


起重机

see styles
qǐ zhòng jī / qi3 zhong4 ji1
ch`i chung chi / chi chung chi
 kijuuki / kijuki / きじゅうき
Construction Crane Vertical Wall Scroll
crane
crane; derrick

see styles
/ li4
li
cry of a crane or wild goose

see styles
sǒng / song3
sung
respectful; horrified; to raise (one's shoulders); to stand on tiptoe; to crane


see styles
kūn / kun1
k`un / kun
large bird, possibly related to crane or swan (archaic); mythical monstrous bird, cf Sinbad's roc

see styles
kūn / kun1
k`un / kun
variant of 鵾|鹍, large bird, possibly related to crane or swan (archaic); mythical monstrous bird, cf Sinbad's roc


see styles
guàn / guan4
kuan
 kounotori;kou;kounotori / konotori;ko;konotori / こうのとり;こう;コウノトリ
crane; stork
(kana only) stork (esp. the Oriental stork, Ciconia boyciana)

ツル

see styles
 tsuru / ツル crane (any bird of the family Gruidae, esp. the red-crowned crane, Grus japonensis); (female given name) Tsuru

丹頂

see styles
 tanchou;tanchou / tancho;tancho / たんちょう;タンチョウ (kana only) red-crowned crane; Japanese crane (Grus japonensis); (place-name, surname) Tanchou

乘鶴


乘鹤

see styles
chéng hè / cheng2 he4
ch`eng ho / cheng ho
to fly on a crane; to die

仙客

see styles
 senkaku / せんかく (1) (obscure) (See 仙人) immortal mountain wizard (in Taoism); (2) (See 鶴) crane

仙鶴


仙鹤

see styles
xiān hè / xian1 he4
hsien ho
red-crowned crane (Grus japonensis)

冠鶴

see styles
 kanmurizuru / かんむりづる crowned crane

吊塔

see styles
diào tǎ / diao4 ta3
tiao t`a / tiao ta
a tower crane

吊車


吊车

see styles
diào chē / diao4 che1
tiao ch`e / tiao che
hoist; crane; elevator

吊運


吊运

see styles
diào yùn / diao4 yun4
tiao yün
to transport by crane; to convey

塔吊

see styles
tǎ diào / ta3 diao4
t`a tiao / ta tiao
tower crane

大蚊

see styles
 gaganbo;kaganbo;gaganbo / ががんぼ;かがんぼ;ガガンボ (kana only) crane fly; daddy longlegs (insect of family Tipulidae)

天車


天车

see styles
tiān chē / tian1 che1
t`ien ch`e / tien che
gantry traveling crane

崔顥


崔颢

see styles
cuī hào / cui1 hao4
ts`ui hao / tsui hao
Cui Hao (-754), Tang dynasty poet and author of poem Yellow Crane Tower 黃鶴樓|黄鹤楼

引領


引领

see styles
yǐn lǐng / yin3 ling3
yin ling
to crane one's neck; to await eagerly; to lead; to show the way

引頸


引颈

see styles
yǐn jǐng / yin3 jing3
yin ching
to crane one's neck; (fig.) with one's neck outstretched in expectation

折鶴

see styles
 oritsuru / おりつる folded paper crane; (surname) Oritsuru

灰鶴


灰鹤

see styles
huī hè / hui1 he4
hui ho
(bird species of China) common crane (Grus grus)

瑞鳥

see styles
 zuichou / zuicho / ずいちょう auspicious bird (i.e. crane); (female given name) Midori

田鶴

see styles
 tazuru / たづる crane (any bird of the family Gruidae, esp. the red-crowned crane, Grus japonensis); (f,p) Tazuru

真鶴

see styles
 manazuru / まなづる (kana only) white-naped crane (Grus vipio); (place-name, surname) Manazuru

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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
Crane
gaku / tsuruhè / he4 / heho
White Crane白鶴
白鹤
bái hè / bai2 he4 / bai he / baihepai ho / paiho
Swan
White Crane
白鳥hakuchou / shirotori
hakucho / shirotori
hakucho / shirotori
White Crane Fist白鶴拳
白鹤拳
bái hè
bai2 he4 quan2
bai he quan
baihequan
pai ho ch`üan
paihochüan
pai ho chüan
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
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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