音色

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Chinese[edit]

sound; noise; news
 
color; dice; look; appearance
simp. and trad.
(音色)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

音色

  1. (music) timbre

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おん
Grade: 1
しょく
Grade: 2
on’yomi
Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
いろ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compare German Klangfarbe (literally sound-color) and English tone color.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

音色 (hiragana ねいろ, rōmaji neiro, alternative reading おんしょく, rōmaji onshoku)

  1. timbre
    バイオリンの (ねい) ()
    baiorin no neiro
    the sound of a violin
    • 林芙美子, 『鶴の笛』
      すると、しばらくして、 (なん)ともいえない (うつく)しい (ふえ) (ねい) ()がきこえました。[1]
      Suru to, shibarakushite, nan to mo ienai utsukushii fue no neiro ga kikoemashita.
      But then, for a moment, the beautiful sound of a flute could be heard.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

音色

  1. Hán tự form of âm sắc, “timbre