丹青

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Chinese[edit]

 
red; pellet; powder; cinnabar
green (blue, black); Qinghai province (abbrev.)
simp. and trad.
(丹青)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

丹青

  1. cinnabar and ochre paints
  2. red and blue-green
  3. paint; pigment; dye
  4. painting
  5. (literary) historical records
  6. (literary) obviousness

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
たん
Grade: S
せい
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From tan (, cinnabar red, vermilion, red) + sei (, blue, green)

Noun[edit]

丹青 (hiragana たんせい, rōmaji tansei)

  1. red and blue
  2. a painting

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