Caractère(s) chinois : frère / 兄 xiōng
Direction: left to right
Creation: End of the 9th century in Bulgaria / The monks and brothers Saints Cyril and Methodius created the precursor of the Cyrillic writing known as Glagolitic. Their followers, including Clement of Ohrid, the first archbishop of Bulgaria, simplified and renamed it: "Cyrillic".
Complements: Lower case is the same as upper case. Third official alphabet of the European Union with Latin and Greek.
According to Kojiki
Defeated Yamata no Orochi 八岐大蛇
A legendary eight-headed and eight-tailed serpent
And found a great sword in the fourth tail
Initially ‘Heavenly Sword of Gathering Clouds’
Now ‘Grass-Cutting Sword’
One of the three Imperial Regalia of Japan三種の神器
With the mirror and the jewel
Representing the virtue of valor
In Atsuta Shrine 熱田神宮 Atsuta-jingū in Nagoya