|Related Symbols:||毒素 (dokuso: toxin), 害 (go: harm)|
|Compound Words:||猛毒 (deadly poison), 毒液 (dokueki: venom)|
Japanese symbol for poison. If you are a rocker, check this out. “毒” is used to indicate something that are not welcomed or that are uncomfortable. It’s something like crossbones to pirates.
The symbol has two parts. The upper part means three ornamental hairpins, and the lower part means mother. Putting altogether, it indicates a mother with three ornamental hairpin, meaning a woman dressed up too much. Then the original indication turned to “Too much” is “too bad.” Finally “too bad” turned to “harm,” then “harm” to “poison.”
This symbol is used in daily life, indicating snake poisons or any sort of poison. Also, it indicates something bad for health. For instance, such thins as short-sleep, overwork, stressful life are the things that is considered to be “毒.”
Who to get this symbol for tattoo
If you like punk rock, go for it! It goes well with skulls, blood, beer bottle, or some other things that are associated with punk rock.