Ariana Grande fans spot glaring error after she unveils newest tattoo

She's no stranger to an inking!

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by Emma Dodds |
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Ariana Grande has revealed a brand new tattoo - on the inside of her hand! The 'Dangerous Woman' hitmaker, who is thought to have over 15 different inkings in various places on her skin, was tagged in a photo by LA-based tattoo artist Kane Navasard early this morning.

The snap, which shows some Japanese writing on the inside of Ariana Grande's palm, has received over 11,000 likes in nine hours, and was posted with the caption, 'If you didn’t know, @arianagrande is a G. #tattoo #singleneedle #losangeles #forthesinners #kanenavasard.'

The inking is supposed to mean '7 Rings', a tribute to the success of her brand new single. However, many Japanese and Chinese speakers in her fandom have pointed out that, unfortunately, that's not exactly a correct translation.

Many fans took to the comments section to reveal that her tat roughly translates to 'shichirin', which means 'BBQ grill' in Japanese. One wrote, 'It means portable charcoal grill in Japanese. Supposed to be 七つの指輪 for 7 rings' as another added, 'The characters may have originated in China but she definitely used them in the Japanese way, all of her marketing for 7 rings was in Japanese, but either way, this is wrong in both Chinese and Japanese.'

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Ariana Grande's relationship timeline: Her complete dating history SLIDER heat

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Ariana Grande and Graham Phillips (2008-2011)

Ariana and Graham met at 15 years old when they were both starring in the Broadway production of 13: The Musical. They dated for three years and released a song called Stick Around together in 2010. Ari continued the trend of duetting with partners later in her career, but more on that later.Is he on thank u, next? Nah, mate.

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Ariana Grande and Jai Brooks (2012-2014)

Ariana dated Jai Brooks - a member of Australian prank-pop band The Janoskians - between 2012 and 2014. Things didn't end on good terms, though; as Jai accused Ariana of cheating on him with The Wanted's Nathan Sykes very publicly on Twitter. Ariana denied the claims, before the pair briefly got back together for a couple of months in 2014.Is he on thank u, next? Nope.

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Ariana Grande and Nathan Sykes (2014)

Following that Jai Brooks drama, Ari and Nathan got together as they collaborated on the track Almost is Never Enough; taken from her debut album. The pair split just months later, with many reports claiming Ari wrote Break Your Heart Right Back about the split.The pair are still on good terms and released a second duet - Over and Over Again - in 2016.Is he on thank u, next? No, but he's fine with it. In an interview with TMZ Nathan explained it's 'good' he didn't get a mention, whatever that means.

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Ariana Grande and Big Sean (2014-2015)

Ariana and Big Sean made their public debut on the GRAMMY red carpet in 2015. Much like Nathan and Ari, the pair have two duets together; 2013's Right There and 2014's Best Mistake. The couple reportedly split due to busy schedules, but they remain 'good friends' and Ari confirmed he heard thank u, next ahead of its release.Is he on thank u, next? Yep, the opening line 'thought I'd end up with Sean, but it wasn't a match' is about him.

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Ariana Grande and Ricky Alvarez (2015-2016)

Following her split from Big Sean Ariana dated one of her dancers, Ricky Alvarez, for a year. He's the guy she's hanging out with in that infamous doughnut shop video, remember? Neither party have explained the cause of the split, but they remain on good terms.Is he on thank u, next? Yup. The line 'wrote some songs about Ricky, now I listen and laugh' refers to many tracks on her 2016 album Dangerous Woman; including Knew Better/Forever Boy. He's cool with it, though; taking to his Instagram story to praise both Ariana and the track.

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Ariana Grande and Mac Miller (2016-2018)

Ariana dated the late Mac Miller (real name Malcolm McCormick) from 2016-2018. The pair originally collaborated on her debut single The Way back in 2013 and released another track - My Favourite Part - in 2016. Mac famously supported Ariana at her One Love Manchester concert in 2017 following the Manchester Arena terror attack and split earlier this year after she debuted No Tears Left to Cry at Coachella.Mac tragically passed away on 7th September 2018, and Ariana has since paid tribute to the rapper.Is he on thank u, next? Ariana describes Mac as an 'angel' on the track in a fitting tribute to the late star.

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Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson (2018)

Ariana and SNL comedian Pete Davidson proved the whirlwind romance of 2018. Just weeks after getting together, the pair announced their engagement in June 2018. The pair split in October 2018 but remain on good terms.Pete addressed their break-up on SNL, saying: "The truth is, it's nobody's business. Sometimes things just don't work out. She's a wonderful strong person and I wish her all the happiness in the world."Is he on thank u, next? Yep. 'Even almost got married, and for Pete I'm so thankful' is obviously about their whirlwind romance.

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Herself. YAAAS.

In thank u, next Ariana serves some unapologetic feminism as she claims she's now in a relationship with herself. YAS, queen.

But Ari is aware of the situation, and according to responded to the comments. She apparently wrote, 'Indeed, I left out Japanese characters which should have gone in between. It hurt and still looks tight. I wouldn’t have lasted one more symbol.

'But this spot also peels a ton and won’t last so if I miss it enough, I’ll suffer through the whole thing next time.'

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