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Post Father - 03-15-2017, 09:37 PM


I'm looking to get a tattoo of the Japanese word for "father".

It's important to point out, that the meaning of the tattoo is that I myself am a father (to a little girl) and it's not a reference to my father.

I would prefer to have a single kanji, but of course the most important thing is that the tattoo has the appropriate meaning.

I've seen the 父-kanji (chichi), but would that be interpreted as a reference to my father? Should it be otousan, and can that only be written as "お父さん" and not with a single kanji like chichi?

Any help is much appreciated.


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03-17-2017, 02:38 PM

"父親:CHICHIOYA;parent(father)" would do well.

Though I'm not sure if Chinese will agree or not, Japanese will recognize you are the father who has a child or children when you have the tattoo "父親".

As far as I know, there is no single KANJI meaning like "父親".

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