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The Name Follower in Chinese / Japanese...

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  1. Believer

  2. Catholic

  3. Christian / Disciple of Christ

  4. Disciple of Christianity

  5. Buddhist Monk

  6. Student


xìn tú
shinto
Believer Scroll

信徒 is the Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja word for "believer".

Just as in English, this word can be used for a follower of virtually any religion.

信徒 can also be translated into English as layman, adherent, follower, laity, disciple, or devotee.

tiān zhǔ jiào tú
Catholic Scroll

天主教徒 is the Chinese title for Catholic, meaning a follower of Catholicism or member of the Catholic Church.

Christian / Disciple of Christ

jī dū tú
kirisuto
Christian / Disciple of Christ Scroll

基督徒 is a very strong and direct word in Chinese for "Christian".

The literal translation of the first two characters is "Christ".

The last character means apprentice, follower, or disciple.

Altogether these three characters mean "Christ's Disciple" or "Christ's Apprentice". 基督徒 is a pretty cool title to hang on your wall if you are a devout Christian.

Also used by Japanese Christians (but may be unfamiliar to non-Christian Japanese people).


See Also:  Jesus Christ | God of Abraham

Disciple of Christianity

jī dū jiào tú
kirisutokyouto
Disciple of Christianity Scroll

基督教徒 is the most verbose (longest) word for "Christian" in the Chinese and Japanese languages.

The literal translation of the first two characters is Christ.
The third Character means "Religion" or "Teaching".
The last character means "apprentice" or "disciple".

Altogether these three characters mean "Christ's Teaching Disciple" or "Christ's Religion Apprentice".

Note: The last two characters are sometimes translated together as "follower (of a religion)", so you could also say it means "Follower of Christ".

This four-character title makes it very clear what you are talking about in Chinese.


See Also:  Jesus Christ | God of Abraham

Buddhist Monk

sou ryo
Buddhist Monk Scroll

僧侶 / 僧侶 is a Japanese title for a Buddhist monk.

The first Kanji means Buddhist priest or monk by itself.
The second Kanji means follower or companion.


僧Note, if you order this from the Japanese master calligrapher, the first character will look a bit more like the Kanji shown to the right than the Kanji shown above. Let us know if you have a preference, as both versions are technically-correct in both Chinese and Japanese.

xué shēng
gakusei
Student Scroll

學生 is how to write "student" in Chinese, pre-WWII Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja.

If you are a "student of life", this might be an interesting wall scroll to hang in your reading room.

The first character means "study" or "learning".
The second character means "life" or "birth". Don't read too much into that second character, unless you decide that this means "the birth of studies" or "the life of learning". Everyone in China, Japan, (and those who can read Hanja in Korea) will just read this word with the meaning of "student".

If you put the character for "little" in front of this word, it becomes "elementary school student". Prefixed with "middle" it becomes "middle school student". Prefixed with "big" it becomes "university student" (though when these two characters for student are seen alone, it often suggests "university student"). The term "high school student" is written differently.


学There is a very common simplified version of the first character for this word. You will see this form in modern Japan and mainland China, Singapore, and other places. If you want this simplified version, please click on the character shown to the right instead of the "select and customize" button above.


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

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Believer信徒shintoxìn tú / xin4 tu2 / xin tu / xintuhsin t`u / hsintu / hsin tu
Catholic天主教徒tiān zhǔ jiào tú
tian1 zhu3 jiao4 tu2
tian zhu jiao tu
tianzhujiaotu
t`ien chu chiao t`u
tienchuchiaotu
tien chu chiao tu
Christian
Disciple of Christ
基督徒kirisutojī dū tú
ji1 du1 tu2
ji du tu
jidutu
chi tu t`u
chitutu
chi tu tu
Disciple of Christianity基督教徒kirisutokyouto
kirisutokyoto
jī dū jiào tú
ji1 du1 jiao4 tu2
ji du jiao tu
jidujiaotu
chi tu chiao t`u
chituchiaotu
chi tu chiao tu
Buddhist Monk僧侶 / 僧侶
僧侶
sou ryo / souryo / so ryo / soryo
Student學生
学生
gakuseixué shēng
xue2 sheng1
xue sheng
xuesheng
hsüeh sheng
hsüehsheng
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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Student Scroll
Student Scroll
Student Scroll
Student Scroll


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Student Vertical Portrait
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Student Vertical Portrait
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