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Kurai in Chinese / Japanese...

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Kurai

Japan kurai
Kurai Vertical Wall Scroll

This Japanese word means dark, gloomy, depressed, dispirited, sorrowful, unclear, and/or unknown.

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Characters

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Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

暗い

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Japanese kurai / くらい
Kurai Vertical Wall Scroll
Japanese (adjective) (1) dark; gloomy; (2) dark (in colour); dull; (3) depressed; dispirited; (4) sorrowful; bitter (as in a dark past); (5) unclear; unfamiliar; unknown

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Mandarin wèi / wei4
Taiwan wei
Japanese kurai / くらい    i / い
Chinese position; location; place; seat; classifier for people (honorific); classifier for binary bits (e.g. 十六位 16-bit or 2 bytes); (physics) potential
Japanese (adv,suf) (1) (orig. from 座居, meaning "seat") throne; crown; (nobleman's) seat; (2) (See 位階) government position; court rank; (3) social standing; rank; class; echelon; rung; (4) grade (of quality, etc.); level; tier; rank; (5) (See 桁・2) digit (e.g. the tens, the hundreds, etc.); place; (6) (See どの位) degree; extent; amount; (counter) (1) rank; place (e.g. first place); (2) decimal place; (3) counter for ghosts; (personal name) Tadashi; (given name) Takashi; (surname) Kurai; (surname) I; (personal name) Aya; (personal name) Ami; (personal name) Agi; (personal name) Aki
Position, seat, throne; a rank

倶來


倶来

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Mandarin jù lái / ju4 lai2
Taiwan chü lai
Japanese kurai
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

冥い

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Japanese kurai / くらい Japanese (adjective) (1) dark; gloomy; (2) dark (in colour); dull; (3) depressed; dispirited; (4) sorrowful; bitter (as in a dark past); (5) unclear; unfamiliar; unknown

昏い

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Japanese kurai / くらい Japanese (adjective) (1) dark; gloomy; (2) dark (in colour); dull; (3) depressed; dispirited; (4) sorrowful; bitter (as in a dark past); (5) unclear; unfamiliar; unknown

闇い

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Japanese kurai / くらい Japanese (adjective) (1) dark; gloomy; (2) dark (in colour); dull; (3) depressed; dispirited; (4) sorrowful; bitter (as in a dark past); (5) unclear; unfamiliar; unknown

くらい

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Japanese kurai / くらい Japanese (suf,prt) (1) approximately; about; around; or so; (2) to (about) the extent that; (almost) enough that; so ... that ...; at least; (3) as ... as ...; like

クライ

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Japanese kurai / クライ Japanese cry; (personal name) Klaj

ウオー・クライ

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Japanese uoo kurai / ウオー・クライ Japanese war cry

くらい(P);ぐらい(P)

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Japanese kurai(p);gurai(p) / くらい(P);ぐらい(P) Japanese (suf,prt) (1) (also written as 位) approximately; about; around; or so; (2) to (about) the extent that; (almost) enough that; so ... that ...; at least; (3) as ... as ...; like

ウオークライ;ウオー・クライ

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Japanese uookurai;uoo kurai / ウオークライ;ウオー・クライ Japanese war cry

暗い(P);昏い;冥い;闇い

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Japanese kurai / くらい Japanese (adjective) (1) dark; gloomy; (2) dark (in colour); dull; (3) depressed; dispirited; (4) sorrowful; bitter (as in a dark past); (5) unclear; unfamiliar; unknown

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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.

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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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