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Japanese Tattooing

In Japan, the word Irezumi is used to refer to the insertion of ink under the skin to leave a long-lasting decorative mark ;( i.e. a form of tattooing). The word irezumi can be writing in different ways as well as in Chinese language. The word irezumi means to insert ink. The Chinese character of the word is also pronounced bunshin. The main reason of writing or designing with ink with the purpose of inserting it under the skin of a person with such an edible ink is just for the decoration of the body. According to history; the word irezumi combines the meanings of different words like; pierce, stab, or prick and blue or green, which refers to the traditional Japanese method of tattooing by hand.