.shape your dreams.

Pay one handbook, get both! NOW $22.04 11.57Uncover Polynesian tattoos today.

africa [52]
americas [181]
asia [97]
europe [485]
oceania [982]

SECTION: Oceania

 back
front
front
back
back
Ohana tattoo photo
rate it:
17393 votes

 

Ohana
Family, true friendship

July 4th, 2007
  Author: GiErre

save it on 

 2 comments 
  2 related photos 


 DOWNLOADS:    HI-RES

"Ohana" means in Hawaiian language "Family" intended as a group of dear people, not necessarily akin. Relatives, friends and anyone who is dear and loved can be included in the Hawaiian concept of family.

This tattoo wants to call protection and friendship (dolphins) and good luck (lizard) upon the bearer's family (turtle) which is placed in the center of everything, matched with a Tiki indicating fertility and surrounded by Korus (fern shoots = rebirth). The Ray itself indicates wisdom and the whole tattoo design tells that a wise and lucky life revolves around true friendships, renewed day after day.


Ohana manta mousepadOhana manta mousepadPolynesian design by TattooTribes
Join the Tribe!

 Tags:
ohana dolphin koru tiki lizard turtle manta ray fish

permalink: https://www.tattootribes.com/index.php?idinfo=144

 Comments:
 This is gorgeous and I just had it put on me by Chris Nunez at Miami Ink. He is a craftsman and did a wonderful job. One question: What does the design motif above the Korus symbolize? Looks kind of like a bear claw.   
  by .Robert Becerra
[TT: yes, they are bear paws... congrats for spotting them :)
They enforce the meaning of protection of the family.
P.S. ...we´ll wait for a pic!]
 fantastic tattoo of manta ray 
  by jay
 If you have a request, send it from this link instead: custom request. 

WANNA KNOW MORE ABOUT THE SYMBOLS?

Related tattoos:

Ohana Aloha tattoo photo
Composite Koi tattoo photo
Tribal dolphin tattoo photo
Stylized dolphin tattoo photo
J+S dolphin tattoo photo
Dolphin tattoo photo
Maori style dolphin tattoo photo
Dolphin and whale tattoo photo
Stylized dolphin tattoo photo
Dolphin lower back tattoo photo
Anchor and dolphin tattoo photo
Ohana manta tshirtOhana manta tshirtPolynesian design by TattooTribes
Join the Tribe!
show more tattoos
 

Related photos:

Robert - Ohana tattoo photo
Antonio - Ohana tattoo photo

 Send your photos!


Get the newest tattoos in your inbox!
.