Trying to avoid reverse Engrish.
April 2, 2009 6:21 AM Subscribe
Help me translate/verify/understand some Kanji!
posted by Uther Bentrazor to Writing & Language (23 answers total)
some background: When my sister was stationed in Japan, I asked her to find out what the symbol for "Mind" was. She ended up getting me a fancy calligraphy set with a stamp that has "Mind" on it, consisting of three symbols: "Truth", "Congressional House", "Metropolis" I scanned the stamp and and vectorized it in Illustrator (pic
I want to use it in a shirt design, but I don't want to be one of those doofs who uses Japanese symbols without being sure of what it means, also I know Japanese words/concepts can be very different depending on use or context, so I don't want what says "Mind" on a calligraphy set to say "Brains" or "Umbrella" or something when printed elsewhere (probably a goofy example, but you get what I mean).
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