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Rain Drop

China yǔ dī
Japan uteki
Rain Drop Vertical Wall Scroll

雨滴 is the Chinese and Japanese Kanji for "rain drop" or "rain drops."

The More We Sweat in Training, The Less We Bleed in Battle

China píng shí duō liú hàn zhàn shí shǎo liú xuè
The More We Sweat in Training, The Less We Bleed in Battle Vertical Wall Scroll

There is more than one way to translate this ancient Chinese military proverb. Here are a few interpretations:

A drop of sweat spent in a drill is a drop of blood saved in war.

More practice will give one a better chance of success in real situation.

The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in battle.

I heard this many times when I was a U.S. Marine but I had no idea at the time that it was actually an old Chinese proverb.

In Flowers the Cherry Blossom, In Men the Samurai

Japan hana wa sakuragi hito wa bushi
In Flowers the Cherry Blossom, In Men the Samurai Vertical Wall Scroll

This Japanese proverb simply reads, "[In] Flowers it's Cherry Blossoms, [In] Men it's Warriors."

This is meant to say that of all the flowers in the world, the cherry blossom is the best. And of all men in the world, the Samurai or Warrior is the best

This proverb has been around for a long time. It's believed to have been composed sometime before the Edo Period in Japan (which started in 1603).

Some will drop one syllable and pronounce this, "hana wa sakura hito wa bushi." That's "sakura" instead of "sakuragi," which is like saying "cherry blossom" instead of "cherry tree."

The third character was traditionally written as 櫻. But in modern Japan, that became 桜. You may still see 櫻 used from time to time on older pieces of calligraphy. We can do either one, so just make a special request if you want 櫻.

Note: Because this selection contains some special Japanese Hiragana characters, it should be written by a Japanese calligrapher.

No Worries

China fàng xīn
Japan houshin
No Worries Vertical Wall Scroll

My Australian friends always say "No worries mate." It's caught on with me, though I drop the "mate" part since it confuses my fellow Americans.

If you would like to express the idea of "no worries" this is the best and most natural way to say it in Chinese.

The characters you see to the left can be translated as "put your mind at rest" or "to be at ease." You could literally translate "no worries" but it doesn't "flow" like this simple Chinese version.

For your info, the first character means to release, to free, to let go, to relax, or to rest. The second character means your heart or your mind.

Note that in Japanese and Korean, this holds the similar meaning of "peace of mind" but can also mean absentmindedness or carelessness depending on context.

Shorinji Kempo / Kenpo

China shào lín sì quán fǎ
Japan shourinji kenpou
Shorinji Kempo / Kenpo Vertical Wall Scroll

少林寺拳法 is a specific type of martial arts in Japan that claims origins in the Kung Fu practiced in the original Shaolin Monastery of China.

The first three characters mean "Shaolin Monastery" and you might notice the Japanese is pronounced in a very similar way. 少林寺拳法 is because many words were "borrowed" from the original Chinese when Japan did not have a written language and simply absorbed Chinese characters into their language around the 5th century. When a Japanese word did not exist, the Chinese pronunciation was often absorbed as well as the written form.

The last two characters mean "fist law" or "method of the fist." It has long been argued as to whether the Japanese for these characters should be Romanized as "kempo" or "kenpo." The official method should be "kenpou" but it's common to drop the "u" that comes after the "o."

I imagine if you are looking for this title, you already know what it means, so the above is simply extra information that a student of Shorinji Kempo might want to know.

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If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin chuí / chui2
Taiwan ch`ui / chui
Japanese sui / すい    shidaru / しづ    shizuri / しだる    shigeru / しずり
Chinese to hang (down); droop; dangle; bend down; hand down; bequeath; nearly; almost; to approach
Japanese (1) zigzag-shaped paper streamer often used to adorn Shinto-related objects; (2) hornbeam (deciduous tree in the birch family); (surname) Sui; (female given name) Shidzu; (personal name) Shidaru; (female given name) Shizuri; (personal name) Shigeru
Drop, droop, let down, pass down; regard; to suspend

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Mandarin zhuì / zhui4
Taiwan chui
Japanese tsui
Chinese to fall; to drop; to weigh down
To fall, sink, settle, slide.

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Japanese jō Chinese to fall; to drop; to lag behind; to lose; to go missing; to reduce; fall (in prices); to lose (value, weight etc); to wag; to swing; to turn; to change; to exchange; to swap; to show off; to shed (hair); (used after certain verbs to express completion, fulfillment, removal etc)
To shake, change, arrange; to fall.

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Chinese to throw down; to fall; to drop and break

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Mandarin chén // chēn / chen2 // chen1
Taiwan ch`en / chen
Japanese jin
Chinese to submerge; to immerse; to sink; to keep down; to lower; to drop; deep; profound; heavy; see 黑沉沉[hei1 chen1 chen1]

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Mandarin tuō / tuo1
Taiwan t`o / to
Chinese to let drop

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Mandarin/ di4
Taiwan ti
Japanese tei
Chinese to drop, as liquids; a drop
a drop; a drop

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Mandarin/ di1
Taiwan ti
Japanese teki / てき
Chinese a drop; to drip
Japanese (counter) counter for drops of liquid; (female given name) Shizuku

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Mandarin zhū / zhu1
Taiwan chu
Japanese megumi / めぐみ    tamami / たまみ    tamaki / たまき    tama / たま    arata / あらた
Chinese bead; pearl; CL:粒[li4],顆|颗[ke1]
Japanese (1) ball; sphere; globe; orb; (2) bead (of sweat, dew, etc.); drop; droplet; (3) ball (in sports); (4) pile (of noodles, etc.); (5) bullet; (6) bulb (i.e. a light bulb); (7) lens (of glasses, etc.); (8) bead (of an abacus); (9) (slang) (abbreviation) ball (i.e. a testicle); (10) gem; jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively); pearl; (11) female entertainer (e.g. a geisha); (12) (derogatory term) person (when commenting on their nature); character; (13) item, funds or person used as part of a plot; (n,n-suf) (14) egg; (suffix noun) (15) coin; (16) precious; beautiful; excellent; (female given name) Megumi; (female given name) Tamami; (female given name) Tamaki; (female given name) Tama; (female given name) Arata
mani. A pearl; a bead; synonym for buddha-truth.

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Mandarin/ li4
Taiwan li
Japanese tsubu(p);tsubi(ok);tsubo(ok) / つぶ(P);つび(ok);つぼ(ok)
Chinese grain; granule; classifier for small round things (peas, bullets, peanuts, pills, grains etc)
Japanese (1) grain; bead; drop; (counter) (2) counter for small round objects including grains, seeds, pills, drops; (surname) Tsubusaki

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Mandarin wěi / wei3
Taiwan wei
Japanese shou / sho / しょう
Chinese to wither; to drop; to decline; spiritless; Taiwan pr. [wei1]
Japanese (surname) Shou

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Mandarin luò // lào // là / luo4 // lao4 // la4
Taiwan lo // lao // la
Japanese raku / らく    takaochi / たかおち    ochi / おち
Chinese to fall or drop; (of the sun) to set; (of a tide) to go out; to lower; to decline or sink; to lag or fall behind; to fall onto; to rest with; to get or receive; to write down; whereabouts; settlement; see 落枕[lao4 zhen3] and 落炕[lao4 kang4]; to leave out; to be missing; to leave behind or forget to bring; to lag or fall behind
Japanese (irregular okurigana usage) (1) slip; omission; (2) outcome; final result; the end; (3) (kana only) punch line (of a joke); (surname) Raku; (surname) Takaochi; (surname) Ochi
Falling leaves: to fall, drop, descend, settle; translit. la, na.

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Mandarin diē / die1
Taiwan tieh
Chinese to fall; to tumble; to trip; (of prices etc) to drop; Taiwan pr. [die2]

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Mandarin xiáng // jiàng / xiang2 // jiang4
Taiwan hsiang // chiang
Japanese gō
Chinese to surrender; to capitulate; to subdue; to tame; to drop; to fall; to come down; to descend
Descend, send down; degrade; subdue; submit; to overcome

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Japanese rei / re / れい    shidoke / しどけ    shizuku / しずく Japanese (noun/participle) drop (of water); drip; (female given name) Rei; (place-name) Shidoke; (surname, female given name) Shizuku

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Mandarin diǎn / dian3
Taiwan tien
Japanese ten
Chinese point; dot; drop; speck; o'clock; point (in space or time); to draw a dot; to check on a list; to choose; to order (food in a restaurant); to touch briefly; to hint; to light; to ignite; to pour a liquid drop by drop; (old) one fifth of a two-hour watch 更[geng1]; dot stroke in Chinese characters; classifier for items
To dot, touch, punctuate, light, nod; the stroke of a clock; to check off; a speck, dot, drop, etc.


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Japanese gumi / グミ Japanese gummi (ger:); gummi candy; gummi drop; (female given name) Gumi


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Mandarin yī shuǐ / yi1 shui3
Taiwan i shui
Japanese issui / いっすい
Japanese current (of water); drop; (female given name) Hitomi; (given name) Kazumizu; (female given name) Kazumi; (female given name) Idzumi; (female given name) Itsumi; (given name) Issui; (surname) Ichimizu
one (body of) water


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Japanese itteki / いってき Japanese (n-adv,n) drop (of fluid); (surname) Itteki


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Japanese hitotsubu / ひとつぶ Japanese (a) grain; (a) drop; (a) bead


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Japanese hitoshizuku / ひとしずく Japanese (n-adv,n) drop (of fluid)



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Mandarin shàng mén / shang4 men2
Taiwan shang men
Japanese joumon / jomon / じょうもん
Chinese to drop in; to visit; to lock a door; (of a shop) to close; to go and live with one's wife's family, in effect becoming a member of her family
Japanese (See 門・もん・3) superphylum; (surname) Joumon; (surname) Kamimon; (personal name) Kamijou; (surname) Kamikado; (surname) Uemon; (place-name, surname) Uejou; (surname) Uekado


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Japanese kudasu / くだす    orosu / おろす Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to make a decision; to draw a conclusion; (2) to judge; to hand down a verdict; to pass sentence; (3) to let go down; to lower; (4) to do oneself; to do by oneself; (5) to beat; to defeat; (6) to have loose bowels; to have diarrhea; to pass excrement; (irregular okurigana usage) (transitive verb) (1) to take down (e.g. flag); to launch (e.g. boat); to drop; to lower (e.g. ladder); to let (a person) off; to unload; to discharge; (2) to drop off (a passenger from a vehicle); to let (a person) off; (3) to withdraw money from an account; (4) to wear (clothing) for the first time; (5) to fillet (e.g. a fish)


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Japanese sagaru / さがる    kudaru / くだる Japanese (irregular okurigana usage) (v5r,vi) (1) to come down; to go down; to fall; to drop; to sink; to get lower; (2) to hang; to dangle; (3) to move back; to step back; to withdraw; to retire; (4) to deteriorate; to fall off; to be downgraded; (5) to get closer to the present day; (6) to go south; (v5r,vi) (1) to descend; to go down; to come down; (2) to be handed down (of an order, judgment, etc.); (3) to pass (of time); (4) to surrender; to capitulate; (5) (often in neg. form) to be less than; to be inferior to; (6) to have the runs; to have diarrhea


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Mandarin xià cuò / xia4 cuo4
Taiwan hsia ts`o / hsia tso
Chinese (of sales, prices etc) to fall; to drop; decline; slump


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Mandarin xià luò / xia4 luo4
Taiwan hsia lo
Japanese geraku / げらく
Chinese whereabouts; to drop; to fall
Japanese (noun/participle) depreciation; decline; fall; slump; (place-name) Shimoochi



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Mandarin xià máo / xia4 mao2
Taiwan hsia mao
Chinese to drop anchor


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Mandarin xià jiàng / xia4 jiang4
Taiwan hsia chiang
Japanese kakou / kako / かこう
Chinese to decline; to drop; to fall; to go down; to decrease
Japanese (noun/participle) descent; fall; drop; decline; downturn; subsidence



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Mandarin chuàn mén / chuan4 men2
Taiwan ch`uan men / chuan men
Chinese to call on sb; to drop in; to visit sb's home


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Mandarin pū jiē / pu1 jie1
Taiwan p`u chieh / pu chieh
Chinese drop dead!; go to hell!; fuck you! (Cantonese)

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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
Rain Drop雨滴utekiyǔ dī / yu3 di1 / yu di / yudiyü ti / yüti
The More We Sweat in Training, The Less We Bleed in Battle平時多流汗戰時少流血
píng shí duō liú hàn zhàn shí shǎo liú xuè
ping2 shi2 duo1 liu2 han4
zhan4 shi2 shao3 liu2 xue4
ping shi duo liu han
zhan shi shao liu xue
p`ing shih to liu shih shao liu hsüeh
ping shih to liu shih shao liu hsüeh
In Flowers the Cherry Blossom, In Men the Samurai花は櫻木人は武士
hana wa sakuragi hito wa bushi
No Worries放心houshin / hoshinfàng xīn / fang4 xin1 / fang xin / fangxinfang hsin / fanghsin
Shorinji Kempo
少林寺拳法shourinji kenpou
shorinji kenpo
shào lín sì quán fǎ
shao4 lin2 si4 quan2 fa3
shao lin si quan fa
shao lin ssu ch`üan fa
shao lin ssu chüan fa
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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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.

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A high-ranked Chinese master calligrapher that I met in Zhongwei

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