Japanese is a blend from three basic writings: kanji,
hiragana nad katakana. They are all used simultaneously but with a
special role in this language.
As tattoos these signs are very popular, because one can express a lot
with just one sign. On this website you find the means to translate your
own japanese tattoo.
Are old characters, taken over from Chinese. They are
used normally for terms like nouns, verbs and adjectives or names.
Is used to write inflected ending of terms, written in kanji as well
as other parts of speech not written in kanji.
Is usually used to writ foreign words or outlandish names.