|Related Symbols:||真 (shin: genuineness), 忠 (chu: loyality)|
|Compound Words:||信頼 (shinrai: reliability), 信用 (shinyo: trust)|
Japanese symbol for trust. this symbol is extremely important in Japanese society, as our way of living is mainly based on the belief that human nature is fundamentally good. Trust is what supports the culture as well as society. We were born to be good.
信 = 人 + 辛 + 口.
The symbol has three parts. The left part means “人” (hito: person). The upper right part “辛” originally means “blade,” and the lower right means mouth. Putting altogether, it indicates a person speaking out honestly with a blade pointed to him.
This symbol is in common use and often used in any sort of relationship. It’s neither too formal nor too casual. As on the top of this article, remember “信頼” and “信用” when interacting with Japanese people or visiting Japan.
Who to get this symbols for tattoo
If you agree with the idea that trust is what forms relationship, get it for tattoo. It means a lot and looks super cool. Why not getting it?