“Hi no Tori” – Japanese Kanji Symbols for Firebird and Phoenix

I wrote “Hi no Tori”. It means “Firebird” or “Phoenix” in English. “Hi” means Fire “no” is Hiragana “Tori” means Bird There is popular manga ‘Hi no Tori (English title:Phoenix)’ by Osamu Tezuka in Japan. I like this series. What is your favorite word about creatures of fancy? I’m waiting for a request.

“Utsukushii Hitobito” and “Serebu” – Japanese Kanji Symbols for Beautiful People

I wrote “Utsukushii Hitobito” and “Serebu”. “Utsukushii Hitobito” means “Beautiful People”, and “Serebu” means “Wealthy Socialite” and “Celebrity” in English. First Photo ( Utsukushii Hitobito ) “Utsuku” means Beautiful or Noble “shi” is Hiragana “i” is Hiragana “Hito” means People or Person “Bito” is repetition of kanji Second Photo ( Serebu ) “Se” is Katakana “Re” is Katakana “Bu” is Katakana “Utsukushii Hitobito” is literal translation …

“Tatsu” – Japanese Kanji Symbols for the Dragon

I wrote “Tatsu”. It means “the Dragon” in English. It is fifth sign of Chinese zodiac. “Tatsu” means the Dragon “Dragon” has some kanji symbols. This kanji symbol is used for year, date, time or direction. Next year is “Tatsu-Doshi”. I provide the image file ( transparent png ) of this kanji symbol. If you send somebody a …

“Hatsuho” – Japanese Kanji Symbols for Firstfruits

I wrote “Hatsuho”. It means “Firstfruits” and “Offering to the gods” in English. “Hatsu” means First or New “Ho” means Ear, Head, Spike or Panicle Hatsuho is the first ears of rice or crops or harvest of the season, and Japanese dedicated them to the gods in the past. Now, the money offered to Shrine is called “hatsuho-ryo” which …

“Shukumei” – Japanese Kanji Symbols for Destiny and Fate

I wrote “Shukumei”. It means “Destiny” and “Fate” in English. It also means “Karma” in Buddhism. “Shuku” means Hotel, Lodge or Constellation “Mei” means Life or Destiny “Shukumei” is similar to “Unmei”. “Shukumei” is destiny that determined before birth, and it can not be changed. What is your favorite word about life? I’m waiting for a request.

“Unmei” – Japanese Kanji Symbols for Destiny and Fate

I wrote “Unmei”. It means “Destiny” and “Fate” in English. “Un” means Fortune, Luck or Carry “Mei” means Life or Destiny In Japan, Symphony No. 5 ( Beethoven ) is known as “Unmei”. There is the kanji symbols “Shukumei” that is similar to “Unmei”.  I’ll introduce it in next post. What is your favorite word about life? I’m waiting for …

“Inochi” – Japanese Kanji Symbols for Life, The most important things

I wrote “Inochi”. It means “Life” in English. “Inochi” means Life, The most important things “Inochi” has meaning that fundamental forces that keep a living thing alive. If this kanji symbols is read “Mei”,  It has more meanings – Order, Instruction and Destiny. What is your favorite word about life? I’m waiting for a request.

“Ikiru” – Japanese Kanji Symbols for Live

I wrote “Ikiru”. It means “Live” in English. “I” means Live “ki” is Hiragana “ru” is Hiragana The kanji symbos as “Ikiru” has many pronunciations. Each pronunciations have each meanings. The manga “Jisatsu-tou (Suicide Island)” ‘s theme is “Live”. The hero named his puppy Ikiru. What is your favorite word about life? I’m waiting for a request.

“Warau” – Japanese Kanji Symbols for Laugh

I wrote “Warau”. It means “Laugh” in English. “Wara” means Laugh or Smile “U” is Hiragana The Japanese proverb “Warau kado niha huku kitaru” contains “Warau”. This proverb to express in English, “Laugh and be fat” or “Fortune comes in by a merry gate”. What is your favorite word about a laugh? I’m waiting for a request.

“Usagi” – Japanese Kanji Symbols for Rabbit

I wrote “Usagi”. It means “Rabbit” in English. “Usagi” means Rabbit and Hare Rabbits are said to live in Japan from the Jomon period. The pattern of the full moon liken “with a rice cake rabbit” in Japan. What is your favorite word about animal? Please let me know your favorite words.