|Related Symbols:||退 (tai: exit), 止 (shi: stop)|
|Compound Words:||前進 (moving forward), 進路( a way to go)|
This symbol originally shows an army moving ahead, but for now it just means going forward in general. Its radical (the left part) extends itself to the bottom part to express strength of each step.
This symbol has two parts. “隹” means a bird, and the rest “go.” Why is “bird” related to the meaning? Well, once upon a time armies used to closely watch the way birds flew in the sky for fortune-telling to decide where to go.
This symbol is in in common use in daily life just like “go” in English. Also, tho symbol is often used for guy’s first name. For that case it is pronounced as “susumu.”
Who to get this symbol for tattoo
It looks pretty masculine. We recommend this symbol to guys who keep going and never retreat. Keep going with this symbol.