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Dear Grandmother in Chinese / Japanese...

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Dear Grandmother

Paternal (Southern China)
China qín ài de zǔ mǔ
Dear Grandmother Vertical Wall Scroll

The most common way to refer to your father's mother (paternal grandmother) in Southern China with the adjective/title "Dear" on the front.

Dear Grandmother

Paternal (Northern China)
China qín ài de nǎi nai
Dear Grandmother Vertical Wall Scroll

親愛的奶奶 is probably the most common way to refer to your father's mother (paternal grandmother) in northern China with the adjective/title "Dear" on the front.

Dear Grandmother

Maternal (Northern China)
China qín ài de lǎo lao
Dear Grandmother Vertical Wall Scroll

親愛的姥姥 is the common way to refer to your mother's mother (maternal grandmother) in Northern China with the adjective/title "Dear" on the front.

Dear Grandmother

Maternal (Southern China)
China qín ài de wài pó
Dear Grandmother Vertical Wall Scroll

親愛的外婆 is a common way to refer to your mother's mother (maternal grandmother) in Southern China with the adjective/title "Dear" on the front.

Dear Grandmother

Maternal (Southern China - formal)
China qín ài de wài zǔ mǔ
Dear Grandmother Vertical Wall Scroll

The formal way to refer to your mother's mother (maternal grandmother) in Southern China with the adjective/title "Dear" on the front.

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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersVarious forms of Romanized Chinese
Dear Grandmother親愛的祖母
亲爱的祖母
qín ài de zǔ mǔ
qin2 ai4 de zu3 mu3
qin ai de zu mu
qinaidezumu
ch`in ai te tsu mu
chinaitetsumu
chin ai te tsu mu
Dear Grandmother親愛的奶奶
亲爱的奶奶
qín ài de nǎi nai
qin2 ai4 de nai3 nai
qin ai de nai nai
qinaidenainai
ch`in ai te nai nai
chinaitenainai
chin ai te nai nai
Dear Grandmother親愛的姥姥
亲爱的姥姥
qín ài de lǎo lao
qin2 ai4 de lao3 lao
qin ai de lao lao
qinaidelaolao
ch`in ai te lao lao
chinaitelaolao
chin ai te lao lao
Dear Grandmother親愛的外婆
亲爱的外婆
qín ài de wài pó
qin2 ai4 de wai4 po2
qin ai de wai po
qinaidewaipo
ch`in ai te wai p`o
chinaitewaipo
chin ai te wai po
Dear Grandmother親愛的外祖母
亲爱的外祖母
qín ài de wài zǔ mǔ
qin2 ai4 de wai4 zu3 mu3
qin ai de wai zu mu
qinaidewaizumu
ch`in ai te wai tsu mu
chinaitewaitsumu
chin ai te wai tsu mu
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 nice Chinese calligraphy wall scroll

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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.

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.


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