青白い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
あお
Grade: 1
しろ > じろ
Grade: 1

Etymology[edit]

(ao, blue) + 白い (shiroi, white). The shiroi changes to jiroi as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Adjective[edit]

青白い (-i inflection, hiragana あおじろい, rōmaji aojiroi)

  1. pallid, wan, pale
  2. bluish-white

Inflection[edit]