The symbol 士 is of ancient Asian origin and can be found in Japanese, Chinese and Korean languages with meanings like Samurai, Gentleman, Scholar, Warrior, Doctor, Noble Man, et cetera. Nobody knows what it exactly historically derived from, but for us, the values connected for it are the most important — virtue, bravery, honesty, wisdom, chivalry, nobleness, strength, leadership. We all have to admit that those values are mostly lost in nowadays society. Let’s bring them back!
Click here for the Japanese translation (Samurai, Gentleman):
Click here for the Chinese translation (Scholar, Warrior, Knight, Paladin):
Click here for the Korean translation (Master):
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