Chinese Symbols and Their Meanings

Chinese symbols have gained in popularity in recent years and are a popular choice for tattoo designs. Symbols of luck, prosperity and abundance are incorporated into all aspects of their lives. The Chinese believe that positive symbols will bring positive results.…

100 of the Most Common Kanji Characters

The word itself means "Chinese (or Han) characters." Early forms were first used in Japan as early as A.D. 800 and evolved slowly into the modern era, along with hiragana and katakana. Following Japan's defeat in World War II, the government adopted a series of rules designed to simplify the most common kanji characters to make them easier to ...…