Peaceful Flat Mousepad

Angela emails:

"Tian, My sister has found this mouse pad on sale on My understanding is that 和平 means 'peace'. But alone means 'even' level; flat'! Cheers, Angela"

Even though is commonly translated as "peace", but technically it only means "flat" or "balanced".

The phrase for "peace" is ; and sometimes in Japanese, .

= flat; level; equal; to make the same score; to tie; to draw; calm; peaceful
【ひら】 (n) the broad; the flat; palm; ED