A request for those who know Japanese

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  1. UltraPrime

    UltraPrime Lord of Macragge

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    A friend of mine wants a tattoo that says 'Free Spirit' in Japanese, but we are unable to find what this looks like. Is there any kind soul out there who can help me?

    Thanks
     
  2. Hound_Dawg

    Hound_Dawg Shinki,Braves,TF's Oh my!

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    that's the best i can find
     
  3. TheIncredibleHulk

    TheIncredibleHulk Find Gary Busey!

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    Just tell him anything. If your friend doesn't know Japanese, then he'll never know the difference.
     
  4. UltraPrime

    UltraPrime Lord of Macragge

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    Thanks :) 
     
  5. Vector Sigma

    Vector Sigma <b><i><font color=FFFF00>Crazy Colon Burner!!!!</b Veteran

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    Just make sure it doens;t say "Please choose a tattoo from below".

    Someone had to say it...
     
  6. atlianz

    atlianz TFW2005 Supporter

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    Im getting a tattoo that says Im cool in English and it's gonna be surrounded by a cool tribal design because that's cool too! :p 
     
  7. Hound_Dawg

    Hound_Dawg Shinki,Braves,TF's Oh my!

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    tell the tattoo guy that and he'll probably put "i have butt sex with your small furry rodents!" in Kanji on you. :lol  then you'll get that look....you know the one
     
  8. Jux

    Jux Please, call me Steve. Veteran

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    Hahaha. I always wondered if people in China and Japan get tattoos in English and put up with their friends asking "Is that what it REALLY means?"
     
  9. Nerroth

    Nerroth Alea iacta est.

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    Ha, I remember reading an article in which some guy got a tattoo of Chinese characters which he thought meant 'Duty, Honour, Courage' - and it actually read 'at the end of the day, what an ugly person'!


    I'm not a big fan of tattoos personally - I wonder why...


    Gary
     
  10. BigPrime3000

    BigPrime3000 Well-Known Member

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    I believe that foreign symbols/words and someone other than a family members name are the two things that no one should ever have tattooed on them.
     
  11. DragoUnicron

    DragoUnicron Dragon Master

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    He is trusting you to get the right information, of a translation of a language that he does not understand, off of a message board that has people that may or may not be telling the truth (ie. perfect strangers of a friend), and then he is going to take said information and permanently affix it to his body? This, to me, is the penultimate idiocy. Oh well, we all have our stupid moments, I just hope that he doesn't regret this one.
     
  12. Omnibus Prime

    Omnibus Prime I'm too old for this shit TFW2005 Supporter

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    For that matter, do they ever get bad information about the english word, get a tattoo that supposedly says something cool, only to get 'Asshat' printed on their arm?
     
  13. Chaos Muffin

    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    Id double check that symbol first. Maybe PM someone Japanese and JUST ask him what it means.
    If his description matches then go for it.

    We have alot of jokers here
     
  14. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    ahehehe. funny.
     
  15. Hound_Dawg

    Hound_Dawg Shinki,Braves,TF's Oh my!

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    http://hwr.nici.kun.nl/unipen/kanji/english.html

    you can always double-check it. the site i went to is listed above. ofcouse a quick google search and that was the first site. Not to mention the fact that i have had 3 years of japanese. My sources could be out of date. either way. you can also go to a local college that has japanese as a forign lang. and ask the instructor or one of the teaching aids.

    if ink is involved, god forbid i gave you the wrong Kanji, and i must have a reputation for being a joker. :mad 
     

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