calligraphy calligraphy  /kə ˈlɪ ɡrə fi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) beautiful handwriting

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The black Mercedes is embossed with Islamic calligraphy and an image of a boy hurling a stone at a tank.
  2. Today, discerning Chinese dine on raspberry tea-smoked duck, wear Mandarin-inspired suits and buy contemporized calligraphy to decorate the Suzhou-silk walls of their weekend villas.
  3. His heroes and villains have used chopsticks, pigtails, calligraphy brushes, umbrellas, trash can lids and robe sleeves as impromptu weapons.

News

  1. Regal Hotels Signs New Hotel in Anyang, Henan

    Anyang is one of the seven ancient capitals of China, famous for its Yin Dynasty Ruins, an archeological site listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Local sightseeing spots also include National Museum of Chinese Calligraphy and Red Flag Canal. Regal Anyang Hotel is situated at the intersection of Zhonghua Road and Wenchang Avenue in the Gaoxin District.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Hospitality Net

  2. Review: Utah Wind Symphony proves to be a serious ensemble

    Review: Utah Wind Symphony proves to be a serious ensemble by Rebecca Howard Special To The Tribune Published Jun 14, 2013 09:37AM MDT The Utah Wind Symphony finished its third concert season this week with the world premiere of Alex Weston’s “The Loud Calligraphy of Lightning.” An ambitious new ensemble, the Utah Wind Symphony should be commended for commissioning and performing new works ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

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Quotes

  1. "I'd never heard of, let alone met, a high-level banker who practices calligraphy of this skill," said Yu Hui, a researcher at the Palace Museum in Beijing.
    on Jul 29, 2008 By: Yu Hui Source: Reuters

  2. "The Queen's message to the athletes has been engraved onto a miniature 18-carat gold leaf that is representative of the ancient Indian palm leaf patras. The embossing has been done by micro-calligraphy that uses modern laser technology. And the...
    on Oct 23, 2009 By: Suresh Kalmadi Source: Sify

  3. India's acting high commissioner, Ashok Mukherjee, said in his inaugural address Sunday: "I have had the rare privilege of holding and browsing through this magnificent illustration of calligraphy and indeed a priceless piece of Mughal history. It...
    on Sep 30, 2007 By: Ashoka the Great Source: Khabrein.info

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