While there is life, there is hope.
Inochi atte no monodane.
life; life force; lifetime; lifespan; most important thing; foundation; core; paired tattoos of the "life" kanji on the upper arms of a man and woman (indicating unwavering love); fate; destiny; karma
to be (usu. of inanimate objects); to exist; to live; to have; to be located; to be equipped with; to happen; to come about
indicates possessive; nominalizes verbs and adjectives; substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases; (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion; (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis; (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
origin; fundamental element