Types of Japanese Symbols?

Answer Today, the Japanese use three sets of characters along with Romaji, Japanese syllables expressed in the Latin alphabet. Throughout Japan's history, the writing system developed from Chinese symbols... Read More »

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What is the meaning of japanese symbols?

There are four types of Japanese symbols: katakana, hiragana, kanji and family crests. Katakana and hiragana symbols have no meaning, but are instead phonetic characters. Family crests denote histo... Read More »

Symbols for tattoo (Chinese, Japanese, etc...)?

Well, Japanese Kanji and Traditional Chinese are very similar, so there won't be much of a difference there.

How to Pick Meaningful Japanese Tattoo Symbols?

The Japanese language has three type of character symbols used for different purpose in written communication. Japanese tattoo symbols are written in all three: Kanji, Katacana and Hiragana scripts... Read More »

What Types of Drum Symbols Are There?

A cymbal is a percussive instrument made of metal, and it often accompanies drums. Most cymbals are circular and can be hung, mounted on a rod or held by hand. Percussionists can play them with a d... Read More »