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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 ().

Note the long bottom stroke on 彐, which should not be written as – the bottom stroke should extend to the right, past the vertical.

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: 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]

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana みどり, rōmaji midori)

  1. green (color)
  2. (Magic: The Gathering) green
  3. verdure
  4. a new bud or shoot
  5. (archaic) in the Edo Period, an apprentice to a high-ranking courtesan, from ages six or seven through thirteen or fourteen
  6. 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]

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Japanese ·  (いろ) (iro) (layout · text)
      (しろ) (shiro)      灰色 (はいいろ) (haiiro),
鼠色 (ねずみいろ) (nezumiiro) (dated)
      (くろ) (kuro)      茶色 (ちゃいろ) (chairo),
褐色 (かっしょく) (kasshoku)
             ピンク (pinku),
桃色 (ももいろ) (momoiro)
              (あか) (aka) ;  (しん) () (shinku),
クリムゾン (kurimuzon),
紅色 (べにいろ) (beniiro),
紅色 (くれないいろ) (kurenaiiro)
             オレンジ (orenji),
橙色 (だいだいいろ) (daidaiiro)
              (きい) () (kiiro) ; クリーム (いろ) (kurīmuiro)
             黄緑 (きみどり) (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)
             水色 (みずいろ) (mizuiro)               (あお) (ao)              菫色 (すみれいろ) (sumireiro) ; 藍色 (あいいろ) (aiiro),
インジゴ (injigo)
             マゼンタ (mazenta) ;  (むらさき) (murasaki)

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana みどり, rōmaji Midori)

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

References[edit]

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