顔色

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See also: 顏色 and 颜色

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かお
Grade: 2
いろ
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

顔色 (hiragana かおいろ, romaji kaoiro)

  1. complexion, the appearance of one's face due to skin color or blood flow
     (かれ)顔色 (かおいろ) ()くない。
    kare no kaoiro ga yokunai.
    He looks pale [sickly].
  2. facial expression
     (かれ)は、その意見 (いけん) (かん)して、 (わたし)顔色 (かおいろ)をうかがった。
    kare wa, sono iken ni kanshite, watashi no kaoiro o ukagatta.
    He could tell what I thought of that idea from the look on my face.

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.