‘Family First’ In Japanese Kanji Symbols For Tattoo | Yojijukugo (四字熟語)
A Japanese phrase ‘Family First’ (家族第一) for tattoo is available for instant download. This word consists of 4 Kanji symbols and this is what is called Yojijukugo (4 Letter idiom). The letters are available in 3 different writing styles as well as both vertical and horizontal directions for your preference and convenience. Created and verified by a native Japanese speaker and 100% accurate. Your favourite tattoo artist DOES NOT need to know any Japanese.
Japanese can be written both vertically and horizontally giving you greater flexibility for placement such as spine, arm, chest, knuckles.
Kanji symbols are often used to express/represent themes, values, mottos. convictions, ambitions, resolutions by writing them down on a paper, and placed on a wall to remind you these values and resolutions, etc every time you see it.
‘Yojijukugo’, four-kanji character idiom serves as good sources for word tattoo ideas.
Why is Yojijukugo (4 Kanji idiom) is good for tattoo ideas?
Because they are; straight to the point, concise and neat, and have a nice ring to it.
There exists thousands of these 4 kanji compounds. Find more tattoo idea with Yojijukugo here.
Japanese kanji Symbols for ‘Family First’ explained
This Japanese Kanji phrase consists of the 4 Kanji below.
- 家: home, house
- 族: clan, team, tribe
- 第: number
- 一: one
No Machine Translations = No More Kanji Fail
Japanese symbols are very tricky scripts and many people end up with wrong/awkward kanji tattoos. Even a celebrity like Ariana Grande got it wrong.
— Stereogum (@stereogum) January 30, 2019
For this reason, it is best to consult a native Japanese speaker beforehand whether the kanji actually conveys the meaning you have in mind . To help people get the right kanji and Japanese script tattoos, I started this online store All letters here at Yorozuya.tech are verified by a native Japanese speaker, and you can download the letters right after purchase.
There is a button to download the file right after checkout and no need to wait for me to send it to you. Then you just simply forward it to your favourite tattoo artist. The letters are 100% accurate and he/she does not need to know any Japanese. The file contains both calligraphy style and line art (Stencil).Stencil is what your tattoo artist must have to ink the tattoo as it serves as the outline to trace the artwork onto your skin.
Horizontal & Vertical Directions
Both horizontal and vertical direction is used in the Japanese wiring and therefore, all download files with ‘4 Letter Compounds‘ tag come with both horizontal and vertical layout for your convenience. Horizontal layout is suitable for your finger/knuckle tattoo and inner bicep tattoo while vertical layout is for arm (tricep, shoulder and sleep) tattoo. (Please see the examples above) It starts from left to right for horizontal lines whereas it is top to bottom for vertical lines.
NOTE : The letters DO NOT NEED TO BE MIRRORED, they should appear just as it appears on the print-out.
Resize it to your needs
The 4 scripts in any download files with ‘4 Letter Compounds‘ tag are approximately fits within a 2cm (0.8inch) x 8cm (3.14inch) frame or slightly bigger and, in general, this size is suitable for finger tattoos and behind the ear tattoo.
Each script approximately fits in a 2cm (0.8inch) x 2cm grid or slightly bigger and, in general, this size is suitable for fingers, the back of the neck and behind the ear tattoo.
How to order
Just simply tick your preferred style and hit the ‘purchase’ button. You have 3 writing styles to choose from for this design. Each style gives different impressions. In a nutshell,
- Style 1: Elegant, Delicate
- Style 2: Chic, Sophisticated
- Style 3: Earnest, Sincere