Names in Japanese
Words in Japanese
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Japanese calligraphy of words and sayings make beautiful
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or more personally artwork on your body - we have thousands of
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This is a list of common Japanese words and phrases
- many of which are used in this website. Most of these Japanese words
are available as hand-brushed Japanese Calligraphy Designs suitable for tattoos, craft, and commercial use.
Each design was hand-lettered by Master Japanese Calligrapher Eri
Takase and professionally scanned and documented. Links to independent
sources, including Japanese/English dictionaries, are given so you can
be absolutely sure the translations are correct. To see the complete
catalog of Japanese Words visit our on-line
catalog at StockKanji -
Catalog of Japanese Words.
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(1) Indicates a word created for its meaning. These will not be found in the
dictionary but intended for use a literal translations of names and used in
Names in Japanese.
(2) The kanji for some common Japanese words are strange. These exceptions
are now often written in katakana rather than in kanji. For example, Fern
is shida which has the kanji
literally reads "sheep teeth". Dolphin is another example which is iruka
and has the kanji
reads as "ocean pig".
(3) Indicates a Japanese name.