赤字

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Chinese[edit]

 
red; scarlet; bare; naked
 
letter; symbol; character; word
simp. and trad.
(赤字)
Literally: “red character”.
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Noun[edit]

赤字

  1. (economics, government) deficit

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
あか
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
yutōyomi

Etymology[edit]

From  (あか) (aka, red) +  () (ji, characters), attested since the Taishō period.

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Particularly: “Calque of English in the red?”

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

赤字 (hiragana あかじ, rōmaji akaji)

  1. (literally) characters written in red
  2. (business) red ink, deficit, in the red
  3. corrections (by a teacher or proofreader) written in red.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

赤字 (jeokja) (hangeul 적자)

  1. Hanja form? of 적자, “deficit”.