Kitsûe (記号) is a Japanese word that refers to the kana syllabaries, which are the basic character sets of Japan’s writing system. The syllabaries are made up of simple, standardized characters that can be arranged in any order, and they’re used to write both traditional and modern Japanese.
Kitsûe is the Japanese word for
“tranquility.” It is commonly used to describe a state of mind or feeling of peace and tranquility. In Japanese, the word often refers to a type of poetry that uses simple, direct language. Some believe that the word has Buddhist roots.
What is the meaning of Kitsûe?
Kitsune is the Japanese word for fox. The fox is a well-known creature in Japan and it is believed that they have powerful magical abilities. Kitsune also has another meaning which is “the ability to be cunning and sly.”
Types of Kitsûe
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Where does the word ‘Kitsûe’ come from?
In Japanese, the word is a 字体権 (jiten kensho) term which means “the right to use Kanji characters in one’s writings and speech.” The right is granted by the Japanese government to individuals who have demonstrated mastery of kanji characters.
Traditionally, the word has been used to refer to people who possess this mastery. For example, in a 1911 book titled Kokugo Daijiten, the author writes that is “an appellation given by the courtiers of old Japan to men of letters, who were distinguished for their learning and cultivation.”
In modern times, the term has come to be used more generally to describe anyone who is competent in Japanese language and culture.
History of Kitsûe
Kitsûe is the ancient name for the East China Sea that separates China and Japan. The name comes from the Japanese word “kitsune,” which means fox. was originally thought to be a sea where foxes lived, so it was also called the Fox Sea.