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  1. Omoi / Desire

  2. Omoi

  3. Compassion / Kindness

  4. With all the strength of your heart

  5. Triple Truth of Japanese Buddhism

  6. Love for Parents


Omoi / Desire

Japan omoi
Omoi / Desire Vertical Wall Scroll

想い is a Japanese word that is often translated as desire.

Other definitions include: thought; imagination; mind; heart; wish; hope; expectation; love; affection; feelings; emotion; sentiment; experience. The context in which this word is used determines how it is understood.

Omoi

Japan omoi
Omoi Vertical Wall Scroll

オモイ is the name Omoi written in Katakana (phonetic Japanese).

This may refer to the Naruto characters named Omoi. He is a shinobi of Kumogakure, part of the Samui Team, and became the 5th Raikage's personal guard.


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

Compassion / Kindness

Japan omoi yari
Compassion / Kindness Vertical Wall Scroll

思いやり is compassion, kindness, or sympathy in Japanese.

The first part of this word suggests feelings, emotion, sentiment, love, affection, wish, and hope are connected with this idea of compassion and sympathy.


Note: Because this selection contains some special Japanese Hiragana characters, it should be written by a Japanese calligrapher.

With all the strength of your heart

Japan omoi kiri
With all the strength of your heart Vertical Wall Scroll

This can be translated as, "with all one's strength," "with all one's heart," "to the limits of your heart," or "to the end of your heart/emotions."

The character breakdown:
思い (omoi) thought; mind; heart; feelings; emotion; sentiment; love; affection; desire; wish; hope; expectation; imagination; experience
切り (kiri) bounds; limits.


Note: Because this selection contains some special Japanese Hiragana characters, it should be written by a Japanese calligrapher.

Triple Truth of Japanese Buddhism

Japan ningensei o saisei suruno wa kanyou na kokoro shinsetsu na kotoba houshi to omoi yari no seishin
Triple Truth of Japanese Buddhism Vertical Wall Scroll

The Buddha ordered that all should know this triple truth...
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.

This is the English translation most commonly used for this Japanese Buddhist phrase. You might have seen this on a coffee cup or tee-shirt.


Note: Because this selection contains some special Japanese Hiragana characters, it should be written by a Japanese calligrapher.

Love for Parents

Japan oya omoi
Love for Parents Vertical Wall Scroll

親思い is, "love or affection for one's parents," in Japanese.


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

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)
Omoi
Desire
想いomoi
Omoiオモイomoi
Compassion
Kindness
思いやりomoi yari / omoiyari
With all the strength of your heart思い切りomoi kiri / omoikiri
Triple Truth of Japanese Buddhism人間性を再生するのは寛容な心親切な言葉奉仕と思いやりの精神ningensei o saisei suruno wa kanyou na kokoro shinsetsu na kotoba houshi to omoi yari no seishin
ningensei o saisei suruno wa kanyo na kokoro shinsetsu na kotoba hoshi to omoi yari no seishin
ningenseiosaiseisurunowakanyonakokoroshinsetsunakotobahoshitoomoiyarinoseishin
Love for Parents親思いoya omoi / oyaomoi
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.