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ub3rphr34k
06-10-2007, 05:47 PM
my friend has this tattoo, its supposed to say ghost, but i really dont think it does. some asian people laughed at it a few weeks ago lol. like i said its in japanese, so could someone tell me what it says please?
http://img64.imageshack.us/img64/3792/characterhl0.jpg

thanks very much if you can help

bttr
06-10-2007, 05:50 PM
幻影-ghost

so they are wrong

And DON'T MAKE TWO THREADS FOR THIS ><

茉莉ちゃん
06-11-2007, 12:36 AM
その漢字をみたことがない

ub3rphr34k
06-11-2007, 03:42 AM
その漢字をみたことがない

its supposed to be a japanese character.
does this mean that its just an invalid character with no meaning?

bttr
06-11-2007, 05:34 AM
その漢字をみたことがない

You should give what it means you baka


its supposed to be a japanese character.
does this mean that its just an invalid character with no meaning?

It means this
その漢字をみたことがない-The Chinese character has not been seen

LavaBug
06-11-2007, 06:50 AM
could you actually provide a better drawing...?
since i'm most certain a kanji like this does not exist.
if it actually is like this, i would instantly say it's wrong...telling from the drawing alone...not even considering what it's supposed to mean.

and bttr: please do not insult people, thank you.

tetekmakhang
06-11-2007, 09:28 AM
ive never seen that kanji before and it looks lopsided. kanjis always have this sort of balance to it. im pretty sure that you accidentally drew it wrong. y don't u take a pic of that tattoo? that way we can be sure that there will be no mistakes

MistressPookyChan
06-11-2007, 09:36 AM
I typed "ghost" into the dictionary here: Jim Breen's (http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~jwb/wwwjdic.html)

And none of the kanji seem to match up. Maybe a pic of the actual kanji would help.

unspun
06-11-2007, 09:43 AM
according to this website http://kanjidict.com/demo/9b3c.html
鬼 is ghost, also devil. it's similar to what you posted, maybe they just screwed it up.

ub3rphr34k
06-12-2007, 05:25 AM
ill take a pic next time i see my friend in work, should be today or tomorrow, but im pretty sure its fairly accurate

Ookiku_Furikabutte
06-12-2007, 06:32 AM
I don't know this kanji.
Maybe this kanji is not Japanese.

I think ghost is 幽霊(Yuurei).

ub3rphr34k
06-12-2007, 01:41 PM
heres a pic of the tattoo, not much different from the drawing
http://img522.imageshack.us/img522/4150/dsc00033hr6.jpg

unspun
06-12-2007, 01:48 PM
I still think what I said is correct. It looks like they were close, but messed up. Maybe (hopefully) I am wrong.

bttr
06-12-2007, 01:49 PM
Should have just got a dragon -_-

LavaBug
06-12-2007, 04:32 PM
looks like your friend got himself a really 'unique' tattoo there...
as for me, I cannot find a similar kanji or hanzi in neither my japanese nor my chinese dictionary.
To me it seems that either the tattooguy screwed it up royally or the symbol is made up.

ub3rphr34k
06-12-2007, 05:42 PM
maybe it would make sense on its side or upside down? dunno, just trying to help you help me!

unspun
06-12-2007, 07:17 PM
maybe it would make sense on its side or upside down? dunno, just trying to help you help me!

Look dude, you've pretty much gotten your answer.