|Related Symbols:||山 (yama: mountain), 峰 (mine: peak of mountain)|
“峠” is a descriptive symbol which is formed by 3 different parts, all of which have meanings. Even though the symbol is officially defined as one of the commonly used symbols, it is used only for the names of mountain passes.
This symbols is an ideograph, whose left part “山” means “mountain,” the upper right “上” “up,” the lower right “下” “down.” With these parts together, the symbols express the up and down of mountain pass. Quite expressing.
Usually the Japanese symbol is used for the name of mountain passes. Not good for idioms, phrases, or compound words.
Who to get this symbol for tattoo
If your life has its ups and downs, or if you want your life to have its up and downs, this is the tattoo symbol for you. Just kidding.