紅色

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See also: 红色

Chinese[edit]

 
red; revolutionary; prosperity
red; revolutionary; prosperity; bonus; popular
 
color; dice; look
color; dice; look; appearance
trad. (紅色)
simp. (红色)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

紅色

  1. the color red

Adjective[edit]

紅色

  1. red
  2. (Mainland China) revolutionary

Synonyms[edit]

  • (red): (literary, or in compounds) (shì)

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Chinese · 顏色颜色 (yánsè) (layout · text)
     白色 (báisè)      灰色 (huīsè)      黑色 (hēisè)
             紅色红色 (hóngsè), 紅色兒红色儿 (hóngshǎir), 赤色 (chìsè); 緋紅色绯红色, 豔紅色艳红色 (yànhóngsè)              橙色 (chéngsè); 棕色 (zōngsè), 褐色 (hèsè)              黃色黄色 (huángsè); 奶油色 (nǎiyóusè)
             青檸色青柠色 (qīngníngsè)              綠色绿色 (lǜsè)             
             青色 (qīngsè); 深青色              湛藍色湛蓝色, 蔚藍色蔚蓝色, 天藍色天蓝色 (tiānlánsè)              藍色蓝色 (lánsè)
             紫羅蘭色紫罗兰色 (zǐluólán sè); 靛色 (diànsè)              洋紅色洋红色 (yánghóngsè); 紫色 (zǐsè)              粉紅色粉红色 (fěnhóngsè)

Japanese[edit]

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
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紅色: hexadecimal color code #D71345

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
くれない
Grade: 6
いろ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

From (くれない) (kurenai, crimson) + (いろ) (iro, color).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

紅色(くれないいろ) (kurenaiiro (historical kana くれなゐいろ)

  1. the color crimson, a vivid red edging towards pink
    • c. 759, Man'yōshū (book 19, poem 4192), text here
      (ももの)(はな)(くれなゐ)(いろ)()々保比多流(にほひたる)(おも)輪乃宇知尓(わのうちに)(あを)(やぎ)()(ほそき)(まよ)根乎(ねを)(ゑみ)麻我理(まがり)(あさ)(かげ)見都追(みつつ)𡢳嬬(をとめ)良我(らが)手尓(てに)(とり)持有(もてる)(まそ)(かがみ)(ふた)(がみ)(やま)()... [Man'yōgana]
      (もも)(はな)(くれなゐ)(いろ)ににほひたる(おも)()のうちに(あを)(やぎ)(ほそ)(まよ)()()()がり(あさ)(かげ)()つつ娘子(をとめ)らが()()()てるまそ(かがみ)(ふた)(がみ)(やま)に... [Modern spelling]
      momo no hana kurenai-iro ni nioitaru omowa no uchi ni aoyagi no hosoki mayone o emi-magari asakage mitsutsu otomera ga te ni tori-motoru masokagami futagami-yama ni...
      On Two-top Mountain―top of a mirror box, clear mirror in a maiden's hand reflecting her morning face, delicate green-willow eyebrows bent with smiles, face glowing rosy like peach blossoms...[2]
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
べに
Grade: 6
いろ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

From (べに) (beni, safflower) + (いろ) (iro, color).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

紅色(べにいろ) (beniiro

  1. the color crimson, a vivid red edging towards pink
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 6
しょく
Grade: 2
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese 紅色 (MC ɦuŋ ʃɨk̚). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

紅色(こうしょく) (kōshoku

  1. the color crimson, a vivid red edging towards pink
Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ Paula Doe; Ōtomo Yakamochi (1982) A Warbler's Song in the Dusk: The Life and Work of Ōtomo Yakamochi (718-785), University of California Press, →ISBN, pages 49-50