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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 .
(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]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

(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)
             {{{mint green}}}, {{{dark green}}}              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 4-385-13905-9