Scroll down to see more original designs of Karma in Japanese The Name Karma when pronounced kahr-mah in Japanese katakana is カルマ with the romaji karuma. We also offer Karma in hiragana which while not standard is sometimes preferred when a more feminine design is wanted. Karma in hiragana is かるま.
Translations You Can Trust Look up Karma in Jeffrey's J/E Dictionary at Karma. A person using this exact same translation is Karma Wangel (カルマ・ワンギャル). The popular Japanese site Movie Walker also show celebrities named Karma that use this translation to Japanese.
Hand-Brushed Art and Japanese Kanji Tattoos
by Master Japanese Calligrapher Eri Takase
Names often have meanings which translate to kanji. The name Karma means "Karma" which in kanji is gou written 業
If you are only interested in the meaning of the name Karma then click on the kanji on the left for all the available options.
We also offer designs below that have both the pronunciation of Karma in kana and the meaning in kanji. These beautiful designs translate both aspects (the meaning and pronunciation) of the name to Japanese. Scroll down to see all the available options.
Karma's meaning can be confirmed on page 389 in The Comprehensive Dictionary of English & Hebrew First Names by Alfred J. Kolatch.
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Each design may be ordered as a Tattoo Design (Adobe PDF), a Commercial Design (JPG) or as original hand-brushed art. Tattoo Designs and commercial use Graphic Art Designs can be immediately downloaded when your order is placed. The hand-brushed art is personally created by Master Takase when your order is placed and so the art takes a day or two to be created and is then mailed.
For Tattoos: We provide you with everything you need for the perfect Japanese tattoo including the line art (also called a stencil) that your tattoo artist must have to correctly ink the design. And you get your design immediately when your order is placed. There is no waiting! So all you need to do is print the design and take it to your favorite tattoo artist. And your tattoo artist does not even need to know Japanese! Getting the perfect Japanese tattoo really is just this easy.
For Graphics: Each design may also be ordered for use as a graphic image in JPG format in the resolutions 72 dpi, 300 dpi and 600 dpi. The lower resolutions are suitable for websites and crafts. The higher resolutions are suitable for print such as marketing material, advertisements and book illustrations. See the Licensing Agreement for usage information.
For Hand-Brushed Art: We are also pleased to offer each design as an original hand-brushed work of art. Each piece is personally created by Master Takase when your order is placed. We offer several unframed and framed options on handmade Japanese paper which we purchase directly from the papermakers in Kochi Japan. And, when the design allows, we also offer the art as a beautiful Japanese Scroll. See the individual design for the available options.