|Related Symbols:||蛇 (hebi: snake), 虎 (tiger)|
|Compound Words:||龍虎 (riuko: a pair of heroes)|
“龍” is one of the most worldwide-famous imaginary creatures, dragon. Also one of the coolest Japanese pictograph. What you see in this symbol is a wriggling dragon with a crown in it. The dragon in China and Japan is totally different from that in the west. The former is the god of water, spouting water, the latter the evil creature emitting fire.
This symbol has three parts, the upper left, the lower left, and left half. The upper left shows the head of dragon with a crown on it, the lower left its face, and the right half its wriggling body.
Even though this symbol is in common use, it is considered as cool even to Japanese. Also, it can officially be used for person’s first and last names.
Who to get this symbol for tattoo
If you want your tattoo cool and spiritual, this is the symbol for you. Also good for guys who want to express their masculinity.