|Related Symbols:||雨 (ame rain), 晴 (hare: fine weather), 雷(kaminari: thunder)|
|Compound Words:||台風 (taifu: typhoon), 風邪 (also translated as "kaze": cold)|
Japanese symbol for wind. In ancient Japan, people thought that wind was created by the God of wind. “風” is the symbol that indicates they way the God of wind produces wind. Even thought the concept of wind seems to be non-religious, it is quite religious.
As introduced in this website, the symbol in the middle, “虫” originally means “insect” or “bug,” in this context it indicates creatures in general, especially the God of wind in this case. The part that covers “虫” indicates wind. Putting altogether, the symbol indicates the way the God of wind creates wind.
The symbol is in frequently used in the conversation of weather. The symbol also means innovation. In that sense, the symbol is used in terms of technology, business model, or startup business.
Who to get this symbol for tattoo
Despite great the origin of the symbol, it provides the sense of softness and elegance to those looking at it. It’s good for those who likes its idea, go for it!