Kanji: 長. Radical: 長. Number of strokes: 8. Meaning: “ long”. Pronunciation: チョウ、なが-いchō, naga-i.



A Japanese legendary creature
Taking their name from a dog-like Chinese demon
And their form from birds of prey
Humanized with an unnaturally long nose

On the top of Ontakesan御嶽山
A Tengu’s statue of 12m
Said to be the greatest Tengu in Japan

Kanji: 距. Radical: 足. Number of strokes: 12. Meaning: “ long-distance”. Pronunciation: キョkyo.

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