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漢和名手
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Posted 2/24/15
琉璃塔, Liulita in Xiangshan, 香山, a building that's actually in China, not Japan. 瑠璃 is, I'm pretty sure, is るり in Japanese (Kuroneko from Oreimo, her actual given name). Many sites, when researching this building (never heard of it before, myself ) translate it as "glass" or "stained glass, " but I always thought it meant lapis, the blue stone (lapis lazuli ).
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Posted 2/25/15
Wow I've never seen anything like that before--the painted egg is quite beautiful! Since Sushi-san mentioned that the translation points to a Chinese location (a building in Xiangshan) does that mean this egg is of Chinese origin and not Japanese origin?
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Posted 2/25/15
That the egg depicts a place in China isn't necessarily proof of such, but I'd guess nonetheless this egg is indeed from China.
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Posted 3/2/15
Alright, as always, thank you for your immense knowledge Sushi-san!
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Posted 3/5/15 , edited 3/5/15
Ah ok thanks.. for the help..
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