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

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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, romaji momoiro)

  1. (color): pink; peach

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See also[edit]

Colors in Japanese ·  (いろ)(iro) (layout · text)
      (あか)(aka)       (みどり)(midori),
 (あお)(ao) (dated)
     黄色 (きいろ)(kiiro)      クリーム (いろ)(kurīmuiro)       (しろ)(shiro)
     深紅 (しんく)(shinku),
クリムゾン(kurimuzon),
紅色 (べにいろ)(beniiro),
紅色 (くれないいろ)(kurenaiiro)
     マゼンタ(mazenta)       (かも)羽色 (はねいろ)(kamo no hane iro)      黄緑 (きみどり)(kimidori)      ピンク(pinku),
桃色 (ももいろ)(momoiro)
     藍色 (あいいろ)(aiiro),
インジゴ(injigo)
      (あお)(ao)      オレンジ(orenji),
橙色 (だいだいいろ)(daidaiiro)
     灰色 (はいいろ)(haiiro),
鼠色 (ねずみいろ)(nezumiiro) (dated)
     菫色 (すみれいろ)(sumireiro)
      (くろ)(kuro)       (むらさき)(murasaki)      茶色 (ちゃいろ)(chairo),
褐色 (かっしょく)(kasshoku)
     水色 (みずいろ)(mizuiro)      シアン(shian)

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 4-385-13905-9