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)      灰色 (はいいろ) (haiiro),
鼠色 (ねずみいろ) (nezumiiro) (dated)
      (くろ) (kuro)      茶色 (ちゃいろ) (chairo),
褐色 (かっしょく) (kasshoku)
             ピンク (pinku),
桃色 (ももいろ) (momoiro)
              (あか) (aka),  (しん) () (shinku),
クリムゾン (kurimuzon),
紅色 (べにいろ) (beniiro),
紅色 (くれないいろ) (kurenaiiro)
             オレンジ (orenji),
橙色 (だいだいいろ) (daidaiiro)
              (きい) () (kiiro), クリーム (いろ) (kurīmuiro)
             黄緑 (きみどり) (kimidori)               (みどり) (midori),
 (あお) (ao) (dated)
             {{{mint green}}}, {{{dark green}}}              シアン (shian),  (かも)羽色 (はねいろ) (kamo no hane iro)
             水色 (みずいろ) (mizuiro)               (あお) (ao)              菫色 (すみれいろ) (sumireiro), 藍色 (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 4-385-13905-9