Sunday, October 16, 2005

Big Mistake



This young man got two Chinese characters tattooed on his bicep and was told they meant "courage". I have posted about the exact same tattoo earlier, when I first saw it in 2003.

The phrase means “big mistake" or "shortcoming".


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5 comments:

  1. LOL, getting that tatto really is a 「大過」.

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  2. Wow...that's his bicep? Looks more like an ankle.

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  3. Heh. With the dot at the upper right the first character means "dog".

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  4. well "da-gou" is also an entry in Iching, meaning the reviving power.

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  5. 大過, "Da Guo" is #28 of the hexagrams in I-Ching which also mean "Great Exceeding".

    Here is the reference.

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