It's not too late! We can deliver custom Chinese calligraphy art to the USA before Christmas! Order now!

Not what you want?

Try other similar-meaning words, fewer words, or just one word.

Enter your email below, and get an automatic notice when results for One Direction are added or updated...

 
  

One Direction in Chinese / Japanese...

Buy an One Direction calligraphy wall scroll here!

Personalize your custom “One Direction” project by clicking the button next to your favorite “One Direction” title below...

One Direction

yí shì dài
One Direction Vertical Wall Scroll

一世代 is a way to write "One Direction" in Chinese, referring to the British-Irish boy band.

More commonly, they are referred to as "1D" in Japan and China (no Chinese characters for that).

This title does not exactly mean "one direction," it's more close to "one generation," "one era," or "one world."

One Direction

wan dairekushon
One Direction Vertical Wall Scroll

This is a way to write "One Direction" in Japanese Katakana, referring to the British-Irish boy band.

More commonly, they are referred to as "1D" in Japan and China (no Japanese Kanji for that).

This title sounds like "One Direction" using Japanese sounds. Unlike Japanese Kanji words, this does not have any meaning, just pronunciation.


Note: Because this title is entirely Japanese Katakana, it should be written by a Japanese calligrapher.

Samadhi

dìng
sada
Samadhi Vertical Wall Scroll

定 is the single-character way to express the idea of Samadhi in Chinese and Japanese.

A single-character title like this is open to a lot of interpretation. So 定 can mean to set, to fix, to determine, to decide, to order, certainly, truly, settle, or composing the mind.

In the Buddhist context, this means, "Perfect absorption of thought into the one object of meditation," "The mind fixed in one direction," "Internal state of imperturbability or tranquility," or "Exempt from all external sensations."

Push or Knock

To weigh one's words
fǎn fù tuī qiāo
Push or Knock Vertical Wall Scroll

During the Tang Dynasty, a man named Jia Dao (born in the year 779), a well studied scholar and poet, went to the capital to take the imperial examination.

One day as he rides a donkey through the city streets, a poem begins to form in his mind. A portion of the poem comes into his head like this:

"The bird sits on the tree branch near a pond,
A monk approaches and knocks at the gate..."


At the same time, he wondered if the word "push" would be better than "knock" in his poem.

As he rides down the street, he imagines the monk pushing or knocking. Soon he finds himself making motions of pushing, and shaking a fist in a knocking motion as he debates which word to use. He is quite a sight as he makes his way down the street on his donkey with hands and fists flying about as the internal debate continues.

As he amuses people along the street, he becomes completely lost in his thoughts and does not see the mayor's procession coming in the opposite direction. Jia Bao is blocking the way for the procession to continue down the road, and the mayor's guards immediately decide to remove Jia Bao by force. Jia Bao, not realizing that he was in the way, apologizes, explains his poetic dilemma, and awaits his punishment for blocking the mayor's way.

The mayor, Han Yu, a scholar and author of prose himself, finds himself intrigued by Jia Dao's poem and problem. Han Yu gets off his horse, and addresses Jia Bao, stating, "I think knock is better." The relieved Jia Bao raises his head, and is invited by the mayor to join the procession, and are seen riding off together down the street exchanging their ideas and love of poetry.

In modern Chinese, this idiom is used when someone is trying to decide which word to use in their writing or when struggling to decide between two things when neither seems to have a downside.




This in-stock artwork might be what you are looking for, and ships right away...

Gallery Price: $70.00

Your Price: $38.88

Gallery Price: $70.00

Your Price: $38.88

Gallery Price: $70.00

Your Price: $38.88

Gallery Price: $70.00

Your Price: $38.88

Gallery Price: $70.00

Your Price: $38.88

Gallery Price: $52.00

Your Price: $28.88

Gallery Price: $160.00

Your Price: $88.88

Gallery Price: $160.00

Your Price: $88.88

Gallery Price: $142.00

Your Price: $78.88

Gallery Price: $160.00

Your Price: $88.88

Gallery Price: $160.00

Your Price: $88.88

Gallery Price: $1,000.00

Your Price: $378.88

Gallery Price: $232.00

Your Price: $128.88

Gallery Price: $200.00

Your Price: $78.88


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

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
One Direction一世代yí shì dài
yi1 shi4 dai4
yi shi dai
yishidai
i shih tai
ishihtai
One Directionワンダイレクションwan dairekushon
wandairekushon
Samadhisadadìng / ding4 / dingting
Push or Knock反復推敲
反复推敲
fǎn fù tuī qiāo
fan3 fu4 tui1 qiao1
fan fu tui qiao
fanfutuiqiao
fan fu t`ui ch`iao
fanfutuichiao
fan fu tui chiao
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.


Not the results for one direction that you were looking for?

Below are some entries from our dictionary that may match your one direction search...

Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

see styles
dìng / ding4
ting
 sada / さだ
Push or Knock Vertical Wall Scroll
to set; to fix; to determine; to decide; to order
(adverb) (archaism) (kana only) certainly; truly; (given name) Yasushi
To fix, settle. samādhi. 'Composing the mind'; 'intent contemplation'; 'perfect absorption of thought into the one object of meditation.' M. W. Abstract meditation, the mind fixed in one direction, or field. (1) 散定 scattered or general meditation (in the world of desire). (2) 禪定 abstract meditation (in the realms of form and beyond form). It is also one of the five attributes of the dharmakāya 法身, i. e. an internal state of imperturbability or tranquility, exempt from all external sensations, 超受陰; cf. 三摩提; to establish

see styles
fāng / fang1
fang
 hou / ho / ほう
Push or Knock Vertical Wall Scroll
square; power or involution (math.); upright; honest; fair and square; direction; side; party (to a contract, dispute etc); place; method; prescription (medicine); just when; only or just; classifier for square things; abbr. for square or cubic meter
(1) direction; way; side; area (in a particular direction); (2) (often 私の方, あなたの方, etc.) side (of an argument, etc.); one's part; (3) type; category; (4) field (of study, etc.); (5) indicates one side of a comparison; (6) way; method; manner; means; (7) length (of each side of a square); (given name) Michi
Square; place; correct; a means, plan, prescription; then, now, just; to make even

see styles
chū / chu1
ch`u / chu
 de / で
to go out; to come out; to occur; to produce; to go beyond; to rise; to put forth; to happen; (used after a verb to indicate an outward direction or a positive result); classifier for dramas, plays, operas etc
(n,n-suf) (1) coming out; going out; outflow; efflux; rising (of the Sun or the Moon); (2) attending (work); appearing (on stage); one's turn to go on; (3) start; beginning; (4) origins; background; person (or item) originating from ...; graduate of ...; native of ...; member of ... (lineage); (5) architectural member that projects outward; (6) highest point of the stern of a ship; (7) (kana only) (usu. after the -masu stem of a verb as 〜出がある or 〜出がない, etc.) amount (comprising something); amount of time or effort required to do something; (surname) De
To go out, come forth, put forth; exit; beyond; to emerge

see styles
shǒu / shou3
shou
 te / て
hand; (formal) to hold; person engaged in certain types of work; person skilled in certain types of work; personal(ly); convenient; classifier for skill; CL:雙|双[shuang1],隻|只[zhi1]
(1) (occ. pronounced た when a prefix) (See お手・おて・1) hand; arm; (2) (colloquialism) (See お手・おて・3) forepaw; foreleg; (3) handle; (4) hand; worker; help; (5) trouble; care; effort; (6) means; way; trick; move; technique; workmanship; (7) hand; handwriting; (8) kind; type; sort; (9) (See 手に入る) one's hands; one's possession; (10) (See 手に余る) ability to cope; (11) hand (of cards); (12) (See 山の手・1) direction; (n,n-suf,ctr) (13) move (in go, shogi, etc.); (surname) Tezaki
pāṇī; hasta; kara; hand, arm.

一向

see styles
yī xiàng / yi1 xiang4
i hsiang
 ikkou / ikko / いっこう
always (previously); a period of time in the recent past
(adverb) (1) (See 一向に・1) completely; absolutely; totally; (2) (in a negative sentence) (not) at all; (not) a bit; (not) in the least; (3) earnestly; intently; determinedly; (4) (abbreviation) (See 一向宗) Jōdo Shinshū; (surname) Hitomukai
One direction, each direction; with single mind, the mind fixed in one direction undistracted; e.g. 一向淸淨無有女人 (The land of that Buddha is) everywhere pure; no women are there; entirely

他方

see styles
tā fāng / ta1 fang1
t`a fang / ta fang
 tahou / taho / たほう
(noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) one (esp. of two); the other; one way; the other way; one direction; the other direction; one side; the other side; one party; the other party; (conjunction) (2) (See 一方・いっぽう・2) on the other hand
other lands

倒轉


倒转

see styles
dào zhuǎn / dao4 zhuan3
tao chuan
to make an about-turn; to reverse one's direction, policy, sequence etc; to turn things on their head

其方

see styles
 sochira(p);socchi(p);sonata;sochi / そちら(P);そっち(P);そなた;そち (pronoun) (1) (kana only) (See 何方・どちら・1,此方・こちら・1,彼方・あちら・1) that way (direction distant from the speaker, close to the listener); (2) there (place distant from the speaker, close to the listener); (3) that one (something close to the listener); (4) you; your family; your company; (5) that person (someone close to the listener)

孰方

see styles
 nanizama / なにざま    docchi / どっち    dochira / どちら    dochi / どち    izuchi / いずち    izushi / いずし    izukata / いずかた (out-dated kanji) (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) (pn,adj-no) (1) (kana only) which way; which direction; where; (2) which one (esp. of two alternatives); (3) who; (out-dated kanji) (pn,adj-no) (1) (kana only) which way; which direction; where; (2) which one (esp. of two alternatives); (3) who

家風


家风

see styles
jiā fēng / jia1 feng1
chia feng
 kafuu;iekaze / kafu;iekaze / かふう;いえかぜ
(1) family tradition; (2) (いえかぜ only) (archaism) wind blowing from the direction of one's home
family style

廻向


迴向

see styles
huí xiàng / hui2 xiang4
hui hsiang
 ekō / えこう
(noun/participle) Buddhist memorial service; prayers for the repose of the soul
The goal or direction of any discipline such as that of bodhisattva, Buddha, etc.; to devote one's merits to the salvation of others; works of supererogation; to transfer one's merit to another

掉向

see styles
diào xiàng / diao4 xiang4
tiao hsiang
to turn; to adjust one's direction; to lose one's bearings

支配

see styles
zhī pèi / zhi1 pei4
chih p`ei / chih pei
 shihai / しはい
to control; to dominate; to allocate
(noun/participle) (1) domination; rule; control; (2) direction; management; guidance; (3) control (e.g. over one's emotions); determining (e.g. one's fate); governing; influence; holding sway over

滔々

see styles
 toudou / todo / とうどう (adv-to,adj-t) (1) torrentially; swiftly flowing (water, esp. river); voluminously flowing; (2) (speak) eloquently; fluently; spout forth (a torrent of speech); (3) flood of the times (moving strongly in one direction); current of the times; (surname) Toudou

滔滔

see styles
tāo tāo / tao1 tao1
t`ao t`ao / tao tao
 toutou / toto / とうとう
torrential
(adv-to,adj-t) (1) torrentially; swiftly flowing (water, esp. river); voluminously flowing; (2) (speak) eloquently; fluently; spout forth (a torrent of speech); (3) flood of the times (moving strongly in one direction); current of the times

目線

see styles
 mesen / めせん (1) (one's) gaze; direction in which one is looking; (2) point of view; standpoint; (3) line covering someone's eyes (in an edited photograph)

縦横

see styles
 juuou(p);tateyoko(p) / juo(p);tateyoko(p) / じゅうおう(P);たてよこ(P) (1) length and width; length and breadth; lengthwise and crosswise; longitude and latitude; vertical and horizontal; (2) (じゅうおう only) four cardinal points; every direction; (3) (じゅうおう only) as one wishes; as one pleases; at will; (4) (たてよこ only) (See 経緯・たてよこ・3) warp and weft; warp and woof

逆行

see styles
nì xíng / ni4 xing2
ni hsing
 gyakkou;gyakukou / gyakko;gyakuko / ぎゃっこう;ぎゃくこう
to go the wrong way; to go against one-way traffic regulation
(n,vs,adj-no) (1) (ant: 順行・1) reverse movement; retrogression; going backwards; moving in the wrong direction; running counter to (e.g. the laws of nature); running against (e.g. the tide of the times); (2) {astron} retrogradation; retrogression

面々

see styles
 menmen / めんめん each one; all; every direction

面面

see styles
miàn miàn / mian4 mian4
mien mien
 menmen / めんめん
multiple viewpoints
each one; all; every direction

風頭


风头

see styles
fēng tóu / feng1 tou2
feng t`ou / feng tou
 fuutou / futo / ふうとう
wind direction; the way the wind blows; fig. trend; direction of events; how things develop (esp. how they affect oneself); public opinion (concerning one's actions); publicity (usually derog.); limelight
(personal name) Fuutou

一方向

see styles
 ichihoukou / ichihoko / いちほうこう (adj-no,n) one direction; unidirectional; non-interactive

方違い

see styles
 katatagai / かたたがい (archaism) (See 方塞がり) setting off the night before one normally would have departed, travelling in a different direction, spending the night there, and leaving for one's destination in the morning (done to avoid travelling in an unlucky direction; a common practice during the Heian period)

方違え

see styles
 katatagae / かたたがえ (archaism) (See 方塞がり,方違へ所) setting off the night before one normally would have departed, travelling in a different direction, spending the night there, and leaving for one's destination in the morning (done to avoid travelling in an unlucky direction; a common practice during the Heian period)

様;態

see styles
 zama / ざま (1) (derogatory term) (kana only) mess; sorry state; plight; sad sight; (suffix) (2) (indicates direction) -ways; -wards; (3) (after the -masu stem of a verb) in the act of ...; just as one is ...; (4) (after the -masu stem of a verb) (See 様・さま・3) manner of ...; way of ...

方違え所

see styles
 katatagaedokoro / かたたがえどころ (archaism) place where one spends the night to avoid travelling in an unlucky direction

方違へ所

see styles
 katatagahedokoro / かたたがへどころ (archaism) place where one spends the night to avoid travelling in an unlucky direction

百川歸海


百川归海

see styles
bǎi chuān guī hǎi / bai3 chuan1 gui1 hai3
pai ch`uan kuei hai / pai chuan kuei hai
all things tend in one direction (idiom)

滔々;滔滔

see styles
 toutou / toto / とうとう (adv-to,adj-t) (1) torrentially; swiftly flowing (water, esp. river); voluminously flowing; (2) (speak) eloquently; fluently; spout forth (a torrent of speech); (3) flood of the times (moving strongly in one direction); current of the times

過ぎこし方

see styles
 sugikoshikata / すぎこしかた (expression) (1) the past; bygone days (years, age, etc.); (2) the course (route) one has come by; the direction one came from

Many custom options...


Push or Knock Vertical Wall Scroll
Push or Knock Vertical Wall Scroll
Push or Knock Vertical Wall Scroll
Push or Knock Vertical Wall Scroll


And formats...

Push or Knock Vertical Portrait
Push or Knock Horizontal Wall Scroll
Push or Knock Vertical Portrait
Dictionary

Lookup One Direction in my Japanese & Chinese Dictionary


Successful Chinese Character and Japanese Kanji calligraphy searches within the last few hours...

AdventureAlexanderAliyahAndrewAngelaBrettBrightCarpe DiemChandraChantelleCraneCrystalDaito Ryu Aiki JujutsuEternalEternal LoveFateFatimaFierceFierce TigerFireFishFive ElementsGowthamHappyHappy FamilyHeartHeart SutraHikariIndomitable SpiritIntelligenceIron FistJohnJulieJustinKaizenKarateKayleeKnowledgeKung FuKyleKyokushinkaiLindsayLoriLoveLynneMarioMayaMental ToughnessMoralesNaomiNinjaPaigePatiencePeaceful WarriorReikiResolveSamuraiSelf AwarenessShaunSkylarSmooth SailingSnowSoniaSpiritStrengthTiger SpiritUnselfishVickyWill1William

All of our calligraphy wall scrolls are handmade.

When the calligrapher finishes creating your artwork, it is taken to my art mounting workshop in Beijing where a wall scroll is made by hand from a combination of silk, rice paper, and wood.
After we create your wall scroll, it takes at least two weeks for air mail delivery from Beijing to you.

Allow a few weeks for delivery. Rush service speeds it up by a week or two for $10!

When you select your calligraphy, you'll be taken to another page where you can choose various custom options.


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.


Check out my lists of Japanese Kanji Calligraphy Wall Scrolls and Old Korean Hanja Calligraphy Wall Scrolls.

Some people may refer to this entry as One Direction Kanji, One Direction Characters, One Direction in Mandarin Chinese, One Direction Characters, One Direction in Chinese Writing, One Direction in Japanese Writing, One Direction in Asian Writing, One Direction Ideograms, Chinese One Direction symbols, One Direction Hieroglyphics, One Direction Glyphs, One Direction in Chinese Letters, One Direction Hanzi, One Direction in Japanese Kanji, One Direction Pictograms, One Direction in the Chinese Written-Language, or One Direction in the Japanese Written-Language.

18 people have searched for One Direction in Chinese or Japanese in the past year.
One Direction was last searched for by someone else on Jan 10th, 2017