Fortune Smiles

un ga muku

12 1/4″ W x 43″ H Japanese Scroll
by Master Japanese Calligrapher Eri Takase


Fortune Smiles in Japanese is 運が向く which is read un ga muku

The Japanese phrase un ga muku means “fortune smiles (on me)” and is composed of the word (read un) meaning “fortune; luck”, the grammatical element (read ga) indicating the previous word is the object of the verb, and the verb 向く (read muku) meaning “to face towards”. Literally un ga muku means “luck turns towards (me)”.

Translations You Can Trust: We want you to be as happy with the Japanese translation as you are with Master Takase’s beautiful art. So we have made it easy to confirm the translation for yourself by simply clicking on Fortune Smiles (un ga muku) which links to the independent Jeffrey’s Japanese English Dictionary.

This art encourages us that good fortune is just ahead. un ga muku makes a positive and inspirational gift.

About The Art: This beautiful hand brushed scroll by Master Takase is personally created at the time of your order and proudly bears her seal and signature. We exclusively import this high-quality scroll with brown silk borders and fine Japanese paper from one of the finest scroll makers in Nara Japan. This is not a print but is hand brushed to match the sample as closely as possible. This is a personal work of art that is designed to last generations.

Delivery: The scroll is completed and shipped within 1-3 business days and arrives ready to display.