I want a tattoo saying 時間 (time). However I was told this is not suitable for a tattoo. I wanted to know how to say time in chinese with a deep meaning. Is there a way to add a character so that it would not look funny?
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I'm pretty sure this is not the answer you are looking for, but here it is anyway...
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You're right, 時間 would be awkward... that's literally the noun "time", like "do you have any time?".
That seems awkward in English too to get such a tattoo.
Maybe you'd prefer something more poetic? Like...
Or maybe even get an idiom... those are usually pretty: