HYDRANGEA in Japanese Kanji Symbol & Free Download!
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HYDRANGEA in Japanese Kanji Symbol & Free Download!

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WHAT ARE KANJI LETTERS FOR HYDRANGEA?

ajisai written in japanese kanji letters, meaning hydrangea in english

Hydrangea says AJISAI in Japanese.

It’s an irregular reading word and none of these kanji letters has sounds of AJISAI.

Then why does it read Ajisai and mean hydrangea?

Junko
Junko

It’s said the origin came from a certain misunderstanding!

BACKGROUND

The Ajisai kanji first appeared in the Heian era (794-1192) in Japan.

A Japanese scholar found this word in a Chinese book and thought it hydrangea. So he recorded it in an encyclopedia and it became kanji letters for hydrangea in Japan.

But there was no hydrangea in China at that time. It’s said the flower was lilac or some other.

Junko
Junko

I think it’s okay because the kanji letters are very beautiful!

The first letter means “purple”, the second one does “the sun”, and the last one is “flower”. The kanji combination for hydrangea is elegant and poetic.

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