桃色

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Chinese[edit]

peach
 
color; dice; look; appearance
simp. and trad.
(桃色)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

桃色

  1. peach colour; pink colour
  2. (figuratively) illicit love; gossip; sex

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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桃色 (momoiro)
Two shades of peach pink.
Kanji in this term
もも
Grade: S
いろ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (momo, peach) +‎ (iro, color).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

桃色 (hiragana ももいろ, rōmaji momoiro)

  1. (color): pink; peach

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Japanese ·  (いろ) (iro) (layout · text)
      (しろ) (shiro)       (はい) (いろ) (haiiro),
 (ねずみ) (いろ) (nezumiiro) (dated)
      (くろ) (kuro)       (ちゃ) (いろ) (chairo),
 (かっ) (しょく) (kasshoku)
             ピンク (pinku),
 (もも) (いろ) (momoiro)
              (あか) (aka) ;  (しん) () (shinku),
クリムゾン (kurimuzon),
 (べに) (いろ) (beniiro),
 (くれない) (いろ) (kurenaiiro)
             オレンジ (orenji),
 (だいだい) (いろ) (daidaiiro)
              () (いろ) (kiiro) ; クリーム (いろ) (kurīmuiro)
              () (みどり) (kimidori)               (みどり) (midori),
 (あお) (ao) (dated)
                          シアン (shian) ;  (かも)羽色 (はねいろ) (kamo no hane iro)
              (みず) (いろ) (mizuiro)               (あお) (ao)               (すみれ) (いろ) (sumireiro) ;  (あい) (いろ) (aiiro),
インジゴ (injigo)
             マゼンタ (mazenta) ;  (むらさき) (murasaki)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN