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Music

China yīn yuè
Japan ongaku
Music Vertical Wall Scroll

音樂 is how to write music in most Asian languages.

It can also express the idea of a musical movement, depending on context.


楽The second character has morphed a bit in Japanese Kanji. If you want the specifically modern Japanese version, please click on the Kanji to the right, instead of the button above. The version shown to the left was used in ancient Japan, prior to the Japanese language reformations after WWII (so technically, it's still Japanese).

Music is Life

Japan ongaku wa jinseidesu
Music is Life Vertical Wall Scroll

This means "music is life" in Japanese.


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

Music is Life

China yīn yuè jiù shì shēng mìng
Music is Life Vertical Wall Scroll

This means, "Music is Life," in Chinese.

This is a title that we composed after so many people searched for it on our website.

Musician

China yīn yuè jiā
Japan ongakuka
Musician Vertical Wall Scroll

音樂家 is how to write musician in most Asian languages.

There is more than one way to write musician in China but this is the traditional and most respectful title.


楽The second character has morphed a bit in Japanese Kanji. If you want the specifically modern Japanese version, please click on the Kanji to the right, instead of the button above. The version shown to the left was used in ancient Japan, prior to the Japanese language reformations after WWII (so technically, it's still Japanese).


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin dì // de / di4 // de5
Taiwan ti // te
Japanese chi / ち    ji / じ
Musician Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese earth; ground; field; place; land; CL:片[pian4]; -ly; structural particle: used before a verb or adjective, linking it to preceding modifying adverbial adjunct
Japanese (n,n-suf) (1) earth; ground; land; soil; (2) place; (3) territory; (4) (See 天地無用) bottom (of a package, book, etc.); (5) (See 五大・1,土・ど・2) earth (one of the five elements); (1) (abbreviation) ground; land; earth; soil; (2) the region in question; the local area; (3) skin; (4) texture; fabric; material; weave; (5) base; background; (6) one's true nature; (7) narrative (i.e. descriptive part of a story); (8) real life; actuality; (9) captured territory (in the game of go); (10) (See 地謡) noh chorus; (11) accompaniment music (in Japanese dance); (12) basic phrase (in Japanese music; usu. repetitive); (13) base part (of multiple shamisens); (surname) Hamadzi; (surname) Chitoku; (surname) Chizaki; (surname) Chi; (surname) Shouchi; (surname) Koochi
pṛthivī, 鉢里體尾 the earth, ground; bhūmi, 歩弭 the earth, place, situation; talima, 託史麽 (or 託吏麽) ground, site; explained by 土地 earth, ground; 能生 capable of producing; 所依 that on which things rely. It is also the spiritual rank, position, or character attained by a Bodhisattva as a result of 住 remaining and developing in a given state in order to attain this 地 rank; v. 十住; 住位 and 十地.

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Mandarin/ lu:4
Taiwan
Japanese ritsu / りつ
Musician Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese law; surname Lü
Japanese (1) law (esp. ancient East Asian criminal code); regulation; (2) {Buddh} vinaya (rules for the monastic community); (3) (abbreviation) (See 律宗) Ritsu (school of Buddhism); (4) (abbreviation) (See 律詩) lushi (style of Chinese poem); (5) (also りち) (musical) pitch; (6) (See 十二律,呂・2) six odd-numbered notes of the ancient chromatic scale; (7) (abbreviation) (See 律旋) Japanese seven-tone gagaku scale, similar to Dorian mode (corresponding to: re, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do); (n,n-suf,ctr) (8) (in traditional Eastern music) step (corresponding to a Western semitone); (personal name) Ritsuji; (female given name) Ritsu; (female given name) Rizumu; (given name) Hiroshi; (given name) Nori; (given name) Tadasu; (given name) Tadashi; (male given name) Takashi; (personal name) Osamu
vinaya, from vi-ni, to 1ead, train: discipline: v. 毘奈耶; other names are Prātimokṣa, śīla, and upalakṣa. The discipline, or monastic rules; one of the three divisions of the Canon, or Tripiṭaka, and said to have been compiled by Upāli.

前衛


前卫

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Mandarin qián wèi / qian2 wei4
Taiwan ch`ien wei / chien wei
Japanese zenei / zene / ぜんえい
Chinese advanced guard; vanguard; avant-garde; forward (soccer position)
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) advance guard; vanguard; (2) avant-garde (e.g. music); (surname) Maee

咪咪

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Mandarin mī mī / mi1 mi1
Taiwan mi mi
Musician Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese oboe-like musical instrument used in folk music of Gansu, Qinghai etc; (onom.) meow; kitty kitty!; Mimi (Western name); tits (i.e. slang for breasts)

回音

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Mandarin huí yīn / hui2 yin1
Taiwan hui yin
Japanese kaion / かいおん
Musician Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese echo; reply; turn (ornament in music)
Japanese turn (melodic ornament); gruppetto

音樂


音乐

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Mandarin yīn yuè / yin1 yue4
Taiwan yin yüeh
Japanese onraku
Chinese music; CL:張|张[zhang1],曲[qu3],段[duan4]
Music, a musical accompaniment to a service.

アリア

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Japanese aria / アリア
Musician Vertical Wall Scroll
Japanese {music} aria (ita:); (personal name) Alia

布魯斯


布鲁斯

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Mandarin bù lǔ sī / bu4 lu3 si1
Taiwan pu lu ssu
Chinese blues (music) (loanword)

披頭士


披头士

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Mandarin pī tóu shì / pi1 tou2 shi4
Taiwan p`i t`ou shih / pi tou shih
Chinese the Beatles (music band)

バレット

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Japanese baretto / バレット
Musician Vertical Wall Scroll
Japanese (1) {music} balletto (ita:); (2) barret; beret-like hat; (3) Barrett (brand of firearms); (surname) Barret; Vallet

ブルース

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Japanese buruusu / burusu / ブルース
Musician Vertical Wall Scroll
Japanese (music) blues; (s,m) Bruce; Bluth; Brousse


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Mandarin/ lu:3
Taiwan
Japanese ryo / りょ
Chinese pitchpipe, pitch standard, one of the twelve semitones in the traditional tone system; surname Lü
Japanese (1) (abbreviation) (See 甲・かん) bass range (in Japanese music); (2) (See 十二律,律・6) six even-numbered notes of the ancient chromatic scale; (3) (See 呂旋) Japanese seven-tone gagaku scale similar to Mixolydian mode (corresp. to: re, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do); (surname) Roi; (surname) Ro; (surname) Ryo; (surname) Ri; (personal name) Oto

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Mandarin lòng / long4
Taiwan lung
Chinese to sing or chirp (of birds); music sound

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Mandarin jiē / jie1
Taiwan chieh
Chinese harmonious (of music)

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Japanese hayashi / はやし Japanese (music) accompaniment for traditional performances (noh, kabuki, etc.); orchestra; band

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Mandarin biàn / bian4
Taiwan pien
Japanese hen / へん
Chinese Japanese variant of 變|变[bian4]
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (1) strange; odd; peculiar; weird; curious; queer; eccentric; funny; suspicious; fishy; (2) unexpected; (3) change; (4) incident; disturbance; disaster; accident; (prefix noun) (5) (music) flat

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Mandarin kuí / kui2
Taiwan k`uei / kuei
Chinese one-legged mountain demon of Chinese mythology; Chinese mythical figure who invented music and dancing; Chinese rain god; surname Kui

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Mandarin zòu / zou4
Taiwan tsou
Japanese merodedee / めろでぃー    minato / みなと    hata / はた    souji / soji / そうじ    sou / so / そう    susumu / すすむ    kanaderu / かなでる    kanade / かなで    kanate / かなて    kanatsu / かなつ    kanazu / かなず    kanae / かなえ    kanau / かなう    akana / あかな
Chinese to play music; to achieve; to present a memorial to the emperor (old)
Japanese (female given name) Merodi-; (personal name) Minato; (surname) Hata; (personal name) Souji; (female given name) Sou; (surname) Zu; (given name) Susumu; (female given name) Kanaderu; (surname, female given name) Kanade; (female given name) Kanate; (surname) Kanatsu; (surname, female given name) Kanazu; (female given name) Kanae; (female given name) Kanau; (female given name) Kana; (female given name) Akana
proclaims


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Mandarin yīng / ying1
Taiwan ying
Japanese ei / e / えい
Chinese infant; baby
Japanese (n,pref) {music} (See 嬰ヘ長調) sharp; (personal name) Enda; (personal name) Enta; (personal name) Inda
Infant, baby.

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Mandarin pāi / pai1
Taiwan p`ai / pai
Japanese haku / はく
Chinese to pat; to clap; to slap; to swat; to take (a photo); to shoot (a film); racket (sports); beat (music)
Japanese (n,ctr) (1) {music} beat; (2) {ling} (See モーラ) mora; (female given name) Haku; (female given name) Tsukasa

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Mandarin qǔ // qū / qu3 // qu1
Taiwan ch`ü / chü
Japanese kuse;kuse / くせ;クセ    kyoku / きょく
Chinese tune; song; CL:支[zhi1]; bent; crooked; wrong; surname Qu
Japanese (1) (kana only) long segment of a noh play forming its musical highlight; (prefix noun) (2) (See 曲者・1) wrong; improper; indecent; (n,n-suf) (1) composition; piece of music; song; track (on a record); (2) tune; melody; air; (3) enjoyment; fun; interest; pleasure; (female given name) Magaru; (place-name, surname) Magari; (personal name) Kuma; (surname) Kiyoku; (given name) Kyoku; (surname) Ki
Bent, crooked, humpbacked; to oppress; ballads; bend

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Mandarin bǎn / ban3
Taiwan pan
Japanese ita / いた
Chinese board; plank; plate; shutter; table tennis bat; clappers (music); CL:塊|块[kuai4]; accented beat in Chinese music; hard; stiff; to stop smiling or look serious
Japanese (1) board; plank; (2) sheet (of metal); plate (of glass); pane; slab; (3) (See 俎板) cutting board; chopping board; (4) (abbreviation) (usu. as 板さん) (See 板前・1,板場・いたば・2) chef (esp. of high-end Japanese cuisine); cook; (5) stage (i.e. at a theatre); (personal name) Ban; (personal name) Itabana; (personal name) Itahana; (surname) Ita
A board; a board struck for calling e. g. to meals.


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Mandarin yuè // lè / yue4 // le4
Taiwan yüeh // le
Japanese ran / らん    raku / らく
Chinese music; happy; cheerful; to laugh; surname Yue; surname Le
Japanese (surname) Ran; (surname) Raku
Music, that which causes joy, hence joy, joyful, glad, rejoice; also to find joy in, enjoy; (1) music (2) comfort (3) to be indulged in

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Mandarin guàn / guan4
Taiwan kuan
Japanese kan
Chinese to irrigate; to pour; to install (software); to record (music)
To water, sprinkle, pour; to flow together, or into, accumulate.

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Mandarin jiǎ / jia3
Taiwan chia
Japanese kou / ko / こう    kinoe / きのえ    kan / かん
Chinese first of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1]; (used for an unspecified person or thing); first (in a list, as a party to a contract etc); letter "A" or Roman "I" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc; armor plating; shell or carapace; (of the fingers or toes) nail; bladed leather or metal armor (old); ranking system used in the Imperial examinations (old); civil administration unit (old); ancient Chinese compass point: 75°
Japanese (1) carapace; shell; (2) 1st in rank; grade A; (3) instep; back of hand; (4) (See 乙・おつ・1) the A party (e.g. in a contract); the first party; plaintiff (label in legal documents); (See 十干) first sign of the Chinese calendar; treble range (in Japanese music); high note; (surname) Yoroi; (given name) Masaru; (surname, given name) Hajime; (surname) Shin; (surname) Kouzaki; (surname, given name) Kou; (surname, female given name) Kinoe; (surname) Kine; (surname) Kabutokinoe; (place-name, surname) Kabuto
Scale, mail; the first of the ten 'celestial stems '; armor

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Mandarin duǎn / duan3
Taiwan tuan
Japanese mijika / みじか    tan / たん
Chinese short; brief; to lack; weak point; fault
Japanese (pref,suf) short; brief; (1) (See 長・ちょう・2) fault; defect; weak point; (2) {music} (See 長・ちょう・4) minor; (personal name) Iyama; (personal name) Inoyama; (personal name) Inogo; (personal name) Inoko; (personal name) Inokai; (personal name) Igai; (personal name) Ikai
short

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Mandarin shēng / sheng1
Taiwan sheng
Japanese shou;sou / sho;so / しょう;そう
Chinese free reed mouth organ, with wooden pipes stuck into a gourd
Japanese traditional Japanese wind instrument resembling panpipes; free-reed instrument used in Japanese court music; (female given name) Shou

調


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Mandarin tiáo // diào / tiao2 // diao4
Taiwan t`iao // tiao / tiao // tiao
Japanese chou / cho / ちょう
Chinese to harmonize; to reconcile; to blend; to suit well; to adjust; to regulate; to season (food); to provoke; to incite; to transfer; to move (troops or cadres); to investigate; to enquire into; accent; view; argument; key (in music); mode (music); tune; tone; melody
Japanese (1) pitch; tone; key; (2) time; tempo; (n,suf) (3) mood; tendency; style; (4) (archaism) (also 徴) tax paid in kind (ritsuryo period); first a tax on rice fields and households, then on individuals; (p,s,f) Mitsugi; (surname) Mizuki; (given name) Mamoru; (female given name) Nari; (female given name) Totono; (surname) Tsuzuki; (surname) Tsugino; (surname) Chou; (female given name) Senritsu; (surname, female given name) Shirabe; (given name) Osamu
To harmonize, blend; regulate, control; to change about, exchange; a song, tune; to tame


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Mandarin/ pu3
Taiwan p`u / pu
Japanese fu / ふ
Chinese chart; list; table; register; score (music); spectrum (physics); to set to music
Japanese (1) (sheet) music; (musical) note; (musical) score; (2) genealogy; family tree; (3) (abbreviation) (See 棋譜) record of a game of go, shogi, chess, etc.


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Mandarin biàn / bian4
Taiwan pien
Japanese hen / へん
Chinese to change; to become different; to transform; to vary; rebellion
Japanese (out-dated kanji) (noun or adjectival noun) (1) strange; odd; peculiar; weird; curious; queer; eccentric; funny; suspicious; fishy; (2) unexpected; (3) change; (4) incident; disturbance; disaster; accident; (prefix noun) (5) (music) flat
To change, alter, transmute, transform.

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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
Music音樂
音乐 / 音楽
ongakuyīn yuè / yin1 yue4 / yin yue / yinyueyin yüeh / yinyüeh
Music is Life音楽は人生ですongaku wa jinseidesu
ongakuwajinseidesu
Music is Life音樂就是生命
音乐就是生命
yīn yuè jiù shì shēng mìng
yin1 yue4 jiu4 shi4 sheng1 ming4
yin yue jiu shi sheng ming
yinyuejiushishengming
yin yüeh chiu shih sheng ming
Musician音樂家
音乐家 / 音楽家
ongakukayīn yuè jiā
yin1 yue4 jia1
yin yue jia
yinyuejia
yin yüeh chia
yinyüehchia
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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