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Ace

China ài sī
Ace Vertical Wall Scroll

艾斯 is a common way to transliterate the name Ace into Mandarin Chinese.

Ace

Japan eesu
Ace Vertical Wall Scroll

エース is the name Ace written in Katakana (phonetic Japanese).


Note: Because this title is entirely Japanese Katakana , it should be written by a Japanese calligrapher.

Flying Ace / Aviator / Bird Man

Japan chou jin
Flying Ace / Aviator / Bird Man Vertical Wall Scroll

鳥人 means "bird man" or "bird person" but it used colloquially in Japanese to mean a flying ace or aviator.

Ace / One

China yāo
Japan yao
Ace / One Vertical Wall Scroll

幺 means one, as used on a dice or in a card game.

Thus, in that context, it means Ace.

幺 can also be the surname "Yao" in both Chinese and Japanese.
Note: Rarely if ever used in Korean.

幺 can sometimes be written these ways: 么麼


The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Ace艾斯ài sī / ai4 si1 / ai si / aisiai ssu / aissu
Aceエースeesu / esu
Flying Ace
Aviator
Bird Man
鳥人chou jin / choujin / cho jin / chojin
Ace
One
yaoyāo / yao1 / yao
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.