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See also: , 绿, and
U+7DD1, 緑
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7DD1

[U+7DD0]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7DD2]

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified 绿

Etymology[edit]

Variant and Japanese Simplified from ().

In current form, Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *roɡ): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 120, +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 女火弓一水 (VFNME), composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 929, character 29
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27541
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 5, page 3421, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+7DD1

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“green; to become green; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. green

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
みどり
Grade: 3
kun’yomi

From Old Japanese. Originally referred to new buds and shoots, later changing via metonymy to mean green.

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

(みどり) (midori (kyūjitai )

  1. green (color)
  2. verdure
    (みどり)(にお)
    midori no nioi
    the scent of greenery
  3. a new bud or shoot
  4. (archaic) in the Edo Period, an apprentice to a high-ranking courtesan, from ages six or seven through thirteen or fourteen
  5. in kabuki and 浄瑠璃 (jōruri, puppet theater), performing just the main parts of a work and omitting the 狂言 (kyōgen)

Synonyms[edit]

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See also[edit]

Colors in Japanese · (いろ) (iro) (layout · text)
     (しろ) (shiro)      (はい)(いろ) (haiiro),
(ねずみ)(いろ) (nezumiiro) (dated)
     (くろ) (kuro)
             (あか) (aka); (しん)() (shinku),
クリムゾン (kurimuzon),
(べに)(いろ) (beniiro),
(くれない)(いろ) (kurenaiiro)
             オレンジ (orenji),
(だいだい)(いろ) (daidaiiro); (ちゃ)(いろ) (chairo),
(かっ)(しょく) (kasshoku)
             ()(いろ) (kiiro); クリーム(いろ) (kurīmuiro)
             ()(みどり) (kimidori)              (みどり) (midori),
(あお) (ao) (dated)
            
             シアン (shian); (かも)羽色(はねいろ) (kamo no hane iro)              (みず)(いろ) (mizuiro)              (あお) (ao)
             (すみれ)(いろ) (sumireiro); (あい)(いろ) (aiiro),
インジゴ (injigo)
             マゼンタ (mazenta); (むらさき) (murasaki)              ピンク (pinku),
(もも)(いろ) (momoiro)

Proper noun[edit]

(みどり) (Midori

  1. A female given name
  2. A surname​.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN