The Name Xavier in Japanese/Chinese on a Custom-Made Wall Scroll.

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 chái wéi yé
Xavier Scroll

This is a common Mandarin Chinese transliteration for the French version of the name Xavier.

Xavier Scroll

ゼイヴィア is the name Xavier in Japanese.

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


(Version 1)

 sài wéi ěr
Xavier Scroll

This is one transliteration to Mandarin Chinese for the Latin / Spanish name Xavier.


(Version 2)

 zé wéi ěr
Xavier Scroll

This is another way that Xavier can be transliterated into Chinese. Neither way is right or wrong. This is just a tough name because there is no sound in Chinese like an initial X in a word.

If you are wondering, when you see a Romanized Chinese word with an X, it is actually pronounced more like SH but with your tongue at the bottom of your mouth. It's kind of a weird convention of Romanizing Chinese.

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

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
chái wéi yé
chai2 wei2 ye2
chai wei ye
ch`ai wei yeh
chai wei yeh
sài wéi ěr
sai4 wei2 er3
sai wei er
sai wei erh
zé wéi ěr
ze2 wei2 er3
ze wei er
tse wei erh
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.


Lookup Xavier in my Japanese & Chinese Dictionary

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When the calligrapher finishes creating your artwork, it is taken to my art mounting workshop in Beijing where a wall scroll is made by hand from a combination of silk, rice paper, and wood.
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A nice Chinese calligraphy wall scroll

The wall scroll that Sandy is holding in this picture is a "large size"
single-character wall scroll.
We also offer custom wall scrolls in small, medium, and an even-larger jumbo size.

A professional Chinese Calligrapher

Professional calligraphers are getting to be hard to find these days.
Instead of drawing characters by hand, the new generation in China merely type roman letters into their computer keyboards and pick the character that they want from a list that pops up.

There is some fear that true Chinese calligraphy may become a lost art in the coming years. Many art institutes in China are now promoting calligraphy programs in hopes of keeping this unique form of art alive.

Trying to learn Chinese calligrapher - a futile effort

Even with the teachings of a top-ranked calligrapher in China, my calligraphy will never be good enough to sell. I will leave that to the experts.

A high-ranked Chinese master calligrapher that I met in Zhongwei

The same calligrapher who gave me those lessons also attracted a crowd of thousands and a TV crew as he created characters over 6-feet high. He happens to be ranked as one of the top 100 calligraphers in all of China. He is also one of very few that would actually attempt such a feat.

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