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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 120 +5, 11 strokes, cangjie input 卜心女戈火 (YPVIF), four-corner 21903, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 919, character 29
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27337
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1350, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3392, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+7D2B

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
紫-bronze.svg 紫-silk.svg 紫-bigseal.svg 紫-seal.svg

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ʔseʔ): phonetic  ‎(OC *sʰeʔ) + semantic .

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (13)
Final () (11)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡siᴇX/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡siɛX/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sjɛX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/t͡siə̆X/
Li
Rong
/t͡sieX/
Wang
Li
/t͡sǐeX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡sie̯X/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 1712
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ʔseʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. purple, violet, dark pink (combination of red and blue colours)
  2. amethyst
  3. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana むらさき, romaji murasaki)

  1. purple; violet
  2. a gromwell
  3. soy (sauce)

See also[edit]

Colors in Japanese ·  (いろ) ‎(iro) (layout · text)
      (あか) ‎(aka)       (みどり) ‎(midori)      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)      ?      黄緑 (きみどり) ‎(kimidori)      ピンク ‎(pinku),
桃色 (ももいろ) ‎(momoiro)
     ?       (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)
     ?
      (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)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ja) (hangeul , revised ja, McCune-Reischauer cha, Yale ca)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tử, tía)

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