Meaning and History of Tattoos Dragonflies: Dragonflies etymologically in neo-Latin libellula is said, and this diminutive Classical Latin is called LIBELLA, his diminutive pound, “balance” time.
Dragonflies have large multifaceted eyes, two pairs of strong transparent wings, and an elongated abdomen. Dragonflies feed on mosquitoes and other small insects like flies, bees, butterflies and moths.
Dragonflies in some countries call it like damselfly, constable, damselflies, etc.
In many myths and legends dragonflies differ from east to west and in many cultures have used dragonflies as symbols of goodness and as evil.
Dragonflies in China: They are considered a symbol of summer and instability and weakness.
In Japan dragonflies: are considered as a symbol of success, victory, happiness, strength and courage.
In the eleventh century the noble families of Japan dragonflies used as an ornament in all textile furnishings.
Dragonflies were chosen and elected to become part of the shield of the Samurai family.
Japan has not always had that name. The legend says that the Emperor was bitten by a winged horse, which in turn was bitten by a dragonfly. Emperor Dragonfly honored by naming a region of Japan as “Akitsushima” or “Island of the Dragonfly in Spanish”.
Dragonflies Australians call them “horse-stingers” or “thorn horses”.
The Italians believe that Satan sent dragonflies from hell to cause misfortunes in the world.
The myths tell the dragonfly appear both in Europe and America that the dragonfly were referred to as “The mending needle Devil” because in an almost comical about this animal superstition, it is said that sews the mouths of liars children, scolding women and men cursing while they sleep.
Indigenous Navajo see the dragonfly as a symbol of the purity of water. Textiles and jewelry show different designs of this creature.
One of the most beautiful stories about the dragonfly is a myth of the inhabitants of a Villa Zuni about 2 children who were abandoned by villagers when the grain crop failed.
The youngest child built a toy dragonfly with shells to cheer her sister. Eventually, the dragonfly came alive and appeased the spirits of culture who gave the village a great harvest of grain.