I just want to start of by saying I don't know Latin at all.
The thing is, I've been wanting a tattoo that simply says Hope for a long time, but I don't want it in English, and in Norwegian (my language) it looks silly. I've been looking at Greek, Italian, Japanese, Arabic and so on, but none of those languages really do it for me. I've always liked Latin, and I do plan on learning it some day, but to you who do know the language, would a tattoo, placed in the neck, that simply says Spes look weird to you? I don't know enough to know if it needs to be in context with something else to really mean Hope, or if it can stand alone, and the last I'd want is to learn the language and then realize that darn, I was an idiot for getting such a silly thing inked into my skin!
I appreciate any input, thanks! :)
(Edited for misspelling.)