Sometimes it’s hard to think of the best Hebrew Tattoo, when each language follows a different set of rules.
Multiple meanings for a single word can either enhance the Hebrew tattoo’s meaning, or make it confusing and less desired. In Hebrew, and this is especially relevant when it comes to Hebrew Tattoos, a exact same word can have two (or more), completely different meanings.
So, here are a few ideas for anyone that is considering to getting Hebrew tattoo, for words that have double meanings, or can represent a couple of things:
Idea Number 1
In Hebrew, the word wind and the word spirit, are the exact same word. This word is pronounced “Ruach”, where the last syllable comes from your throat and is harder for pronunciation for most English speaking individuals. Here is an example for a Hebrew tattoo design with this word:
Idea Number 2
Another word that can make for an interesting Hebrew tattoo is the Hebrew word that stand for 3 meanings: 1. Intense heat 2. Passion 3. Burned up with fever. This word is pronounced “Lahat” and the first 2 meanings are more commonly used. Here is an example for a Hebrew tattoo design with this word:
Idea Number 3
The following word can make a very unique Hebrew tattoo, since most of its meanings are not used on a daily basis in the Hebrew language and therefore it is not commonly used for Hebrew tattoos. This word sounds differently if you want to use it to say “A lesson, something learned through an experience”, in which case it is pronounced “Lekach” (again, with a last syllable that is tough to pronounce), or can be used to say “He took”, or, in Talmudic Hebrew, “to acquire”, in which case it is pronounced “Lakach”. Here is an example for a Hebrew tattoo design with this word: