|Related Symbols:||姫 (hime; princess), 皇帝 (kotei; enperor)|
|Compound Words:||国王(kokuoh; the King of a country). 王族(ohzoku; Royal family)|
Japanese symbol for king. Besides the meaning, see how the symmetric, simple shape expresses stability and strength. It sits literally like an absolute being. This symbol is one of the good examples that shows how simpleness produces strength.
It symbolizes a man between the sky and ground, showing the absolute being on the earth. The horizontal bar on the very top shows the sky, then the one in the very bottom the ground. And what sits between the both bars is a human being.
Frequently used in daily life to mean both the good and bad. For instance, Those who is respected as a leader could be called “王様” (ohsama; King). On the other hand, the symbol is used to describe those who likes controlling people or who talk big.
Who to get this symbol for tattoo
Definitely for men. If you want to be a man or leader, get it for tattoo. It would look great on the shoulder.
If you have it on you, you rock!