紅葉

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See also: 红叶

Chinese[edit]

 
red; revolutionary; prosperity; bonus; popular
leaf; page
trad. (紅葉)
simp. (红叶)

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Noun[edit]

紅葉

  1. red autumnal leaves

Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
もみ
Grade: 6
Grade: 3
Irregular

The nominalized form of the verb 紅葉つ (momit-).

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Noun[edit]

紅葉 (hiragana もみじ, rōmaji momiji)

  1. colored autumn leaves

Etymology 2[edit]

/momidi/ → /momizi/. The nominalized form of the verb 紅葉ず (momid-).

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Noun[edit]

紅葉 (hiragana もみじ, rōmaji momiji, historical hiragana もみぢ)

  1. colored autumn leaves
  2. Japanese maple (Acer palmatum)
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Proper noun[edit]

紅葉 (hiragana もみじ, rōmaji momiji)

  1. A female given name

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 6
よう
Grade: 3
on’yomi

koueɸu → kouewu → koueu → koːyoː. From the on'yomi reading of kanji. Literally "red leaves".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

紅葉 (hiragana こうよう, rōmaji kōyō, historical hiragana こうえふ)

  1. colored autumn leaves
    • 1999 August 26, “こうようじょおう [Queen of Autumn Leaves]”, in Booster 4, Konami:
       (あざ)やかな (こう) (よう) (かこ)まれて ()らす、 (りょく) (じゅ) (れい) (おう)のお ()
      Azayaka na kōyō ni kakomarete kurasu, Ryokuju no Reiō no ohi.
      The consort of the Spirit King of Greenery, living within vibrant autumn leaves.