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Ikiru / To Live

Japan ikiru
Ikiru / To Live Vertical Wall Scroll

This Japanese title means, to live, to exist, to make a living, to subsist, to come to life, or to be enlivened.

生きる is also the title of a 1952 Japanese movie that uses the translated English title of, "To Live."

Note: This term, when used in the context of baseball, and some Japanese games such as "go" can mean "safe."


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

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生きる

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Japanese ikiru / いきる
Ikiru / To Live Vertical Wall Scroll
Japanese (v1,vi) (1) to live; to exist; (2) to make a living; to subsist; (3) to be in effect; to be in use; to function; (4) to come to life; to be enlivened; (5) to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)

活きる

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Japanese ikiru / いきる Japanese (v1,vi) (1) to live; to exist; (2) to make a living; to subsist; (3) to be in effect; to be in use; to function; (4) to come to life; to be enlivened; (5) to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)

言切る

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Japanese iikiru / ikiru / いいきる Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to declare; to assert; to state definitively; (2) to finish saying; to say it all; to finish one's sentence

ウィキる

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Japanese ikiru / ウィキる Japanese (Godan verb with "ru" ending) (slang) to look up on Wikipedia; to read about on Wikipedia

言いきる

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Japanese iikiru / ikiru / いいきる Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to declare; to assert; to state definitively; (2) to finish saying; to say it all; to finish one's sentence

言い切る

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Japanese iikiru / ikiru / いいきる Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to declare; to assert; to state definitively; (2) to finish saying; to say it all; to finish one's sentence

イキる;いきる

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Japanese ikiru;ikiru / イキる;いきる Japanese (Godan verb with "ru" ending) (colloquialism) to act cocky; to put on airs; to be full of oneself

生きる(P);活きる

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Japanese ikiru / いきる Japanese (v1,vi) (1) to live; to exist; (2) to make a living; to subsist; (3) to be in effect; to be in use; to function; (4) to come to life; to be enlivened; (5) to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)

言い切る(P);言いきる;言切る

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Japanese iikiru / ikiru / いいきる Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to declare; to assert; to state definitively; (2) to finish saying; to say it all; to finish one's sentence

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Ikiru / To Live Vertical Wall Scroll
Ikiru / To Live Vertical Wall Scroll
Ikiru / To Live Vertical Wall Scroll
Ikiru / To Live Vertical Wall Scroll


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Ikiru / To Live Vertical Portrait
Ikiru / To Live Horizontal Wall Scroll
Ikiru / To Live Vertical Portrait
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Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)
Ikiru
To Live
生きるikiru



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A nice Chinese calligraphy wall scroll

The wall scroll that Sandy is holding in this picture is a "large size"
single-character wall scroll.
We also offer custom wall scrolls in small, medium, and an even-larger jumbo size.

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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