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roddy

The Use and Abuse of 汉字

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Hanzi Smatter

Should give second thoughts to all those people looking for their tattoo translations. Found via Sinosplice

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HashiriKata

There's a possibility that that clever person just wants to make it a conversation starter? :D

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XiaoMa

I often see cars in germany with a sides twisted

I don't know the meaning, but my girlfriend told me something about air or gas

There are lots of cheap clothes from turkey/africa to buy here, with fake hanzi.

Germans can't recognize them fake or real and they think its cool to wear/show hanzi. I heard that only 傻瓜 in China wear those clothes :D

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xuezhongwen

I guess it's some kind of logo to revealing it's using 'Gasoline', which in Chinese, is 汽油, and 氣 is the traditional form of 气

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Jake Perry

the following four threads all mention the site hanzi smatter.

maybe we could merge them in the name of good comedy.

this is the oldest thread of the four and it mentions

2 of the 3 external links, the third is signese. good stuff!

a search turned up another 58 threads about tattoos.

5 out 11 forums on Learning Chinese have less threads.

Forum Number 12 - somewhere between entertainment

and artistic appreciation... Stupid People With Chinese Tattoos!

The Use and Abuse of 汉字 ___ roddy ______ Reading and Writing

Hi... ______________________ insanejester _ Reading and Writing

variant of 禪 ________________ kudra ______ Reading and Writing

Chinese Character Translation _ jayb55 _____ Reading and Writing

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kora-雨

In china, only a 气 means nothing.

it can used as a noun, such as 生气,气氛,

and used as a verb,such as 气恼,气愤,

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