The Chinese character of last year

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  1. MADLAX

    MADLAX New Member

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    The Japanese (why Japanese) 'Chinese characters Spreading Association' holds a activity called 'The Chinese character for the last year' every year. The character is voted out on web and finally the abbot monk of Qing-shui Temple will write the character on an 1500mm×1300mm Xuan-zhi(a kind of paper).

    The Chinese character for 2005 is 爱 (Ai) love.Its shape is like this:
    http://www.kanken.or.jp/kanji/photo/2005.jpg

    There are 4.71%(about 5000 people)approved of this character(there were too many choices),however about 1.33% choosed the character 萌(Meng or Mo'yi in Japanese) which means lovely little girl ( this holds a bit sexy) .
    There were some interesting characters in the history ,en.
    1995 震 (Zhen) Quake http://www.kanken.or.jp/kanji/photo/1995s.jpg
    1998 毒 (Du) Poisin http://www.kanken.or.jp/kanji/photo/1998s.jpg
    2001 战 (Zhan) War http://www.kanken.or.jp/kanji/photo/2001s.jpg
    2004 灾 (Zai) Disaster http://www.kanken.or.jp/kanji/photo/2004s.jpg
     
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    I would have preferred the character for silk, mostly because its stroke order and general shape is complex:

     
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    Can you use the link I placed?I fear that I've done something freak.
     
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    Oh, did you mean for me to provide a link for the character "silk"? Sorry, I just chose that character because I liked it ^__^...I don't think there is any link for it.
     
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    No no I mean the links I provided,it seems that you are unable to use it,so (of course) my words are totally meaningless.
    For bucketfish: Do you mean the small fish that is easy to catch in rivers?Or a kind of giant fish that only appears in sea?Or it is not afis at all...(Shit how stupid question)
    I have a picture for 鱼 (yu) fish character
    http://images.google.com/images?q=tbn:ojagWJ7uqrg1OM:140.111.1.40/fulu/fu5/jap/
     
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    What in the God's name of fuck is a bucketfish?
     
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    Madlax, think you could find the symbol for 'Compassion' for me?
     
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    To Blinky:
    The chills...
    To Xiao:
    Of course I know what the symbol for Compassion is. But surprisingly there is no such character on net. In fact we Chinese have no interests in collecting and gathering what we have (We have too many things Wow.). So the fish symbol I found was from a Japanese website. But this time, since you are asking for something the Japanense obviously don't have, enn....
    Well, if I have the right tool I'll write it down and put it here, just wait.
     
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    Really? I heard that you've just lost your boyfriend, en...
     
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    Compassion

    What's most ironic is that NAs and Euros often tattoo Chinese characters onto their skin but often really don't understand the simplicity of the character. If you were to get that character as a tattoo, anyone from China would just read it as "compassion" and that would be the end of it. Nothing fascinating. Perhaps written in a beautiful font or with graceful strokes, but it really only impresses people who have no idea what it means or how to pronounce it in the first place.

    And MADLAX was right-- the site that I got that character off of was a site that had japanese kanji imprinted onto the front of a baseball cap.

    That's the other thing-- at school I'm sometimes asked to read a sentence that someone sees in Chinese, and if they think they are smart they refer to it as kanji--- OMFG ITS NOT KANJI, its the REAL CHINESE SHIT :thumbdown: China > Japan in all aspects but DDR and video games.
     
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    Yes, this is the fact. But this is also a sad fact in this damned world,which is full of video game, togrther with the vice anime.


    Haha, just wait we Chinese to ruin everything passed down by our glorious ancestors. Now the Japanese are busy stealing our treasure. While we Chinese are playing their games & watching their anime. Well, I have no qualification to critisize it, for I myseif is charmed by EVA *damn*
     
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    Thanks BoF! Yeah, I do want it for a tattoo, but I seriously thought about what I was going to have tattooed and why. I like to think that my compassion is my best feature...

    Yeah, MADLAX, my Ex-Boyfriend was cheating on me so I dumped him. I was really upset for a while but I'm okay with it now, I was better off knowing and getting out while I could.
     
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    If I were to choose a tattoo I would choose 'endurance' since I'm likely to be trapped in trouble.
    And compassion, it is a thing I really want to get rid of. (Though I can't, damned.)
     
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    Ni hao. Jiao ge peng you, hao bu hao?

    Wait, I'm lying, I don't mean that.
     
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