紅色

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See also: 红色

Chinese[edit]

 
red; revolutionary; prosperity; bonus; popular
 
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

See also[edit]

Colors in Chinese · 顏色颜色 (yánsè) (layout · text)
     白色 (báisè)      灰色 (huīsè)      黑色 (hēisè)      棕色 (zōngsè), 褐色 (hèsè)
             粉紅色粉红色 (fěnhóngsè)              紅色红色, 豔紅色艳红色 (yànhóngsè)              橙色 (chéngsè)              黃色黄色 (huángsè), 奶油色 (nǎiyóusè)
             青檸色青柠色 (qīngníngsè)              綠色绿色 (lǜsè)              {{{mint green}}}, {{{dark green}}}              青色 (qīngsè), 深青色
             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)

Japanese[edit]

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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 (hiragana くれないいろ, rōmaji kurenaiiro, historical hiragana 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)尓々保比多流 () (にほひたるおも) () () () () () (あを) (やぎ) () (ほそき) (まよ) () () (ゑみ) () () () (あさ) (かげ) () () ()𡢳嬬 (をとめ) () () () () (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]
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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 (hiragana べにいろ, rōmaji 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 (hiragana こうしょく, rōmaji 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 4-385-13905-9
  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 0-5200-4346-4, pages 49-50