The list of simple design meaning

Simple Korean traditional design at a glance

List of Korean Traditional design


– Nobility, nobility, nobleness

Butterfly Moon

– Lucky image (吉祥), feminine flexibility

Maehwamun (梅花紋)

– virtue, fidelity, virtuousness

Peony Gate (牡丹紋)

– King of wealth, sincerity, and white flowers

Bat sign

– longevity (white-500 years, silver-1000 years), good fortune, and the meaning of abundance

Phoenix Gate

– Meaning of auspiciousness, four spirits, love for husband and wife, creed, ideal fortune-telling

Pomegranate Gate (石榴紋)

– Danam (多男), the meaning of protecting descendants (子孫守護)

 life and lucky (壽福紋)

– Wishing you good luck and longevity

Eomun (魚紋)

– Meaning of longevity, pluralism, and divine power

Lotus Gate

– Meaning of health, longevity, immortality, happiness, Buddha flower, Buddha, creation of all things in the universe, flower of light, flower of life

Dragon Gate

– The representative imaginary animal of the spirits (靈獸), the authority of the king (權威), auspiciousness (吉兆), mysticism, divine existence, meaning to freely manipulate the heavens and the earth

Cloud (雲紋)

– majesty (威嚴), mystery


– Meaning of a lucky sign (吉祥)


meaning of ten long life sentences

日 (sun) = brightly illuminates the world,
mountain = unchanging
雲 (cloud) = wind and flow outside the world
水 (water) = clean, breathable, clear
松 (pine) = hard incision
竹 (bamboo) = high weather
鶴 (crane) = high weather
鹿 (deer) = symbol of goodness and peace
龜 (turtle) = symbolizes protection and good fortune
a herb of eternal youth = immortal life

The images are in the following order: cloud pattern, peony pattern, lotus flower pattern, ear armor pattern, phoenix pattern, phoenix pattern, and dragon pattern.


1. Peony
Peonies are flowers that bloom in early May.
Called the king of flowers
Called the king of flowers,
It means 富貴 (wealth and nobility).

2. Magnolia
Magnolia is a flower that blooms in early April.
It is also called wood-pillar flower or jade flower flower.
Usually, the meaning is taken from the character 玉 (jade) or the sound is made from the character 筆 (phil).
Take it and write it in the meaning of 必 (Phil).

3. Glyphs
The flower blooms in June.
In Chinese characters, it is written as 海棠花 (Hae-hwa).
Usually from the letter 堂 (dang)
It is used to mean 堂 (dang) by taking a sound.

4. Rose
The rose symbolizes youth and youth in oriental painting.

5. Dianthus
Dianthus is a porcini and perennial grass,
Also called stone bamboo
Flowers bloom in June-August and hang one at the end of branches.
Stone means longevity.
竹 (pork) means bamboo.
Because it expresses 祝 (celebration) which means to congratulate by borrowing the sound.
‘Long life
It means ‘congratulations’.
In other words, it is called 祝壽圖 (祝壽圖).

6. lotus
It is a perennial plant belonging to the water lily family.
The lotus is a plant that grows in dirty water and produces clean flowers.
‘In Buddhism, the symbol of purity or the world of paradise is compared to this flower,
In folklore, a lotus flower pattern is worn on women’s clothes as a symbol of fertility.
It was engraved and wished to have many offspring.
Also, when the lotus withers, it fades away.
This is called lotus fruit (蓮果: lotus fruit).
Borrowing this sound, it is called 連果 (Yeongwa: passing successively in the past).
write meaning,
It is said that the lotus flower has strong roots in the water and the branches prosper.
It is used as the meaning of 本固枝榮 (Bongo Jiyoung).
If you only draw a lotus root, you can create a love affair.

6. Plum Blossom
The plum is one of the four nobles.
Flowers bloom in the snow in early spring,
early spring here
In other words, it is used in the meaning of 春先 (Chunseon) or
Taking the sound from the character 梅
It is also used in the meaning of 眉壽 (trying out).

7. Orchid
The orchid is one of the four nobles.
It is divided into cold weather (寒蘭), Seokgok (石斛), and wind storm (wind storm).
There are over 25,000 different varieties.
Its fragrance is mellow and clear, meaning that it is a clean fragrance.
It is also used
Orchids are called Lanson (蘭蓀).
Borrowing sound from 蓀 (name of incense hand)
It is used in the meaning of 孫 (descendant’s hand).

8. Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum is one of the Four Gentlemen.
Its scent is so fragrant,
You can also enjoy the fragrance by floating petals on the glass.
Compared to Do Yeon-myung’s return to business
隱逸 (隱逸), that is, hiding
It represents the meaning of longevity.

9. Cockscomb
It is a dicotyledonous plant of the amaranth family, and is an annual herb.
The shape of the flower resembles the crest of a rooster.
It is written as gwanhwa (鷄冠花).
In other words, it means that a chicken is a flower with a crown.
Here, the meaning of brilliance is expressed.

10. Willow
The willow tree is written as 柳 (yu).
Taking the sound from the character 柳 (yu), 留 (stay yu)
It means ‘to stay’.

11. Reed
The reed takes the sound from here written as 蘆,
It represents the meaning of (food bestowed by the king).

12. Pomegranate
Pomegranate has many seeds in its fruit.
It means “to give birth to many children”.
It represents multiple.

13 . grape
The grapes are in the shape of clusters of many fruits.
means having many children.
It represents multiple.

14. Park
In the shape of an open gourd
It represents the meaning of many.
If you draw that vine, it will be 蔓帶 (many generations)
In other words, it represents the meaning of 萬大 (man generation).

15. Chestnuts, Jujubes
The chestnut jujube means a son in the folklore these days.
It is said that chestnut means a girl, but this is not true.
Jujube takes the sound from the character 棗 (Jo).
Expressing the meaning of 早 (Jo),
The night takes the sound from the character 栗 (rul).
It represents the meaning of 立.
In other words, it means 早立子 (assembler).
It means ‘to give birth to a child early’.

16. Change
It is an annual grass that changes,
In warm places, perennials grow.
It is written as 蓼 (Yeokyi Ryo),
Borrowing the sound from here, Ryo Machida
write to mean
In other words, it means ‘to finish your studies’.

17. Loquat
Because the loquat is always green, the four seasons
That is, it represents the meaning of four times.

18. Peach
The celestial path (天桃), the byeokdo (碧桃), the goodness (仙桃),
symbolizes youth and youth.
If you draw several peaches, it becomes 多壽圖 (many),
A picture showing a peach becomes 供壽圖 (karate).

19. Pine
Pine is an evergreen tree.
It is one of the ten longevity (十long生→百齡) meaning longevity.
It is written as 松 (pine pine).
Here, the meaning of 頌 (praise song) is expressed by borrowing the sound.
It also means a new year.
From unchanging green to a symbol of incision
It is also used

20. Bamboo
Bamboo is one of the Four Gentlemen,
It symbolizes a straight and hard incision.
It is written as 竹 (porridge).
Here, the sound is borrowed and used in the meaning of 祝 (celebration).
It means ‘congratulations’.

21. juniper
The juniper tree is an evergreen tree.
It is used in the sense of writing as 栢 (a bag of juniper trees).
shout out here
百 (hundred) means the number.
百壽 (white beast), that is, to live a long life

22. Chicken
Chickens usually draw roosters.
冠鷄 (relationship), because the shape of a chicken’s post looks like a crown
It is called 公鷄 (Gonggye), etc., because of its name.
In other words, it represents 功名 (Gongmyeong), which means to make a name for yourself.

23. Quail
I usually draw a female quail.
It is written as (Segalock quail cancer),
Borrowing a sound from here
In other words, it means ‘comfortable’.

24. Duck
Duck is written as 鴨 (duck pressure).
Take 甲 (a) from here
It represents the meaning of ‘first’.
In other words, with good grades, ‘Jangwon pass system’ in past exams
it means

25. Magpie
The magpie is auspicious and symbolizes joy.
It represents the meaning of 喜 (hui).
If you draw two magpies,
It means that the couple enjoys the pleasure of harm.

26. Egret
Egret is written as 鷺 (egg ro).
Here, it is used in the meaning of ‘road’ by taking the sound.
If you draw an egret,
One way (one road) means to take the exam at once.

27. Geese
Goose is written as 雁 (inside the goose).
Borrowing the sound from here, it means
It is written to mean “comfort”.
Geese are known to have a good relationship between male and female.
It is also referred to as “married sea route”.

28. Sparrow
Like a magpie, a sparrow expresses joy.
It is written as 雀 (jak), and has the same poisonous sound as magpie.

29. Mandarin duck
Mandarin duck indicates that married couples abstain from drinking.
Here, ‘the couple is good at gold,
貴子 (Gwija: noble child) means to be born.

30. Crane
Crane (鶴) means longevity as one of the ten longevity.
It is 千壽圖, meaning to live long.

31. Baekdujo
Baekdujo (白頭鳥) is a bird with white head feathers.
In other words, it means the old man of Balval.

32. Bat
Bats have the same sound as the letter 福.
It represents the meaning of five blessings.
The five blessings are slightly different depending on the era.
Snow crab, 壽 (Su), 富 (wealth), 康寧 (Gangnyeong), 修好德 (Suho-deok),
It can be seen as 老終命 (No Jongmyeong).

33. Cat
Cats are written as 猫 (myo).
Borrowing a sound from here, it expresses the meaning of (old mother).
That is, 70 years old.
34. Butterfly
Butterfly is written as 蝶 (fold), and the sound is borrowed from here.
It represents the meaning of (old man’s vagina).
That is, 80 years old.

35. Owl
The owl is called 猫頭應 (myoduung).
Congrats on the old man turning 70.
indicate meaning.

36. Dog
Dog is used as 戌 (alcohol).
It symbolizes keeping the house from being stolen.
In other words, it is used in the meaning of 守 (to protect).

37. Leopard
The picture of a leopard is often encountered in our folktales,
Its shape resembles a cat and a tiger.
The leopard is written as 豹 (table).
borrow a sound from here
It represents the meaning of 報 (alidabo).
38. White Deer
White deer is written as 白鹿 (white green).
Here, it is used in the meaning of 百祿 (baeknok; one hundred kinds of blessings).

39. Crab
Crab is written as 蟹 (hae), and its back is piled up in a hard shell.
Here, 甲 means shell.
That is, it is used in the meaning of ‘first’.

40. Rock
Because rocks do not change for a long time,
It means ‘longevity’.
41. Moon
The moon means joy and 樂 (rak).

42. Bamboo shoots
The sterling of bamboo is written as 筍 (sun).
borrow a sound from here
It represents the meaning of 孫 (grandson hand).
That is, it represents offspring or grandchildren.

43. Reed
Reed is written as 蘆 (lo).
Here, the sound is borrowed and used in the meaning of 老 (lo).
In other words, it represents the meaning of old age.

44. Mandarin
Mandarin is written as (gwol),
Borrowing the sound from here, it means 闕 (Great Palace).
In other words, it means a palace. If you draw two mandarin fish,
Since there are two palaces, it is a rebellion.

45. Bookshelf
There are books on the bookshelf, and a picture of a fishbowl is drawn
After going through all the posts up to the 6th edition
It means to rise to a high position.
At this time, the fish in the fishbowl is mandarin.

46. ​​Persimmon
Persimmon is written as 枾 (poetry).
Here, we borrow the sound and derive the meaning of sa.
That means something.

47. Bupyeongcho
incense sticks.

48. Pyramid

49. Copper bowl
peace (peace: at ease)

50. Imprisonment

51. Lily Root
百 (white)

52. Immortal Cho (不老草)
如意 (Yeoui: Everything is going smoothly)

53. Jangsaenggwa (peanuts)
long life

54. Tangerine (橘)

55. Chief
壽 (number: longevity)

56. Freshwater Shrimp
Movement is smooth → smooth as intended

57. Fish
餘 (Female: leisure)

58. Saekyam (雁來紅)
‘It’s always red.
It symbolizes never getting old.

59. Black Eight Eagles
孝 (filial piety: filial piety)

60. Several Goldfish
金魚 (goldfish) → 金餘 (gold yeo) → 金玉滿堂
That is, the house is full of gold and jade.

61. Rhombus
incense sticks



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