Can anyone tell what this tattoo is supposed to say, or if it actually means anything at all?
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Hanzismatter also deciphered the tattoo writings like this:
But as they mention it's mostly all gibberish.
Tattoo writing is not always identifiable. It is just a painting on the skin. Characters might be degenerated. But, it is not Chinese writing from its shape.
It looks like Siddhaṃ script which is used in Buddhist Sanskrit writing. There are lots of variants over centuries. Tibetan script is a variant of Siddhaṃ script too.
The best guess is the mantra, Oṃ Maṇi Padme Hūṃ (嗡嘛呢叭咪吽), also known as sadaksara (six syllabled, 六字真言). There is no unique interpretation of this mantra. It is about jewel and lotus.
The mantra is so widespread along with Buddhism and have been translated in various languages in the past.