Japanese kana

Symphony of Ink, Part II

By Ponte Ryūrui / 25/06/2012 / 0 Comments

The work itself is mesmerizing, a brilliant ink application. The dry strokes, so called “kasure” (掠れ, かすれ) in Japanese, ought to add dynamism yet sometimes

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平仮名 (ひらがな, hiragana): に (i.e. “ni”)

By Ponte Ryūrui / 10/11/2011 / 0 Comments

The modern form of に comes from the cursive form of the kanji 仁 (に, ni, i.e. “benevolence”, “compassion”, etc.). Follow the progression of the different

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