黄色

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See also: 黃色

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 黃色 (“yellow; yellow; etc.”).
(This term, 黄色, is the simplified form of 黃色.)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
いろ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Compound of (ki, yellow) +‎ (iro, colour).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

黄色 (-na inflection, hiragana きいろ, rōmaji kiiro)

  1. yellow
Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

黄色 (hiragana きいろ, rōmaji kiiro)

  1. yellow
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

From Middle Chinese 黄色 (ɦwɑŋ ʃɨk̚).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

黄色 (hiragana おうしょく, rōmaji ōshoku, historical hiragana わうしよく)

  1. yellow
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

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

From Middle Chinese 黄色 (ɦwɑŋ ʃɨk̚).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

黄色 (hiragana こうしょく, rōmaji kōshoku, historical hiragana くわうしよく)

  1. yellow

See also[edit]

Colors in Japanese ·  (いろ) (iro) (layout · text)
      (しろ) (shiro)       (はい) (いろ) (haiiro),
 (ねずみ) (いろ) (nezumiiro) (dated)
      (くろ) (kuro)       (ちゃ) (いろ) (chairo),
 (かっ) (しょく) (kasshoku)
             ピンク (pinku),
 (もも) (いろ) (momoiro)
              (あか) (aka) ;  (しん) () (shinku),
クリムゾン (kurimuzon),
 (べに) (いろ) (beniiro),
 (くれない) (いろ) (kurenaiiro)
             オレンジ (orenji),
 (だいだい) (いろ) (daidaiiro)
              () (いろ) (kiiro) ; クリーム (いろ) (kurīmuiro)
              () (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)
              (みず) (いろ) (mizuiro)               (あお) (ao)               (すみれ) (いろ) (sumireiro) ;  (あい) (いろ) (aiiro),
インジゴ (injigo)
             マゼンタ (mazenta) ;  (むらさき) (murasaki)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  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
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

Okinawan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested in the 沖縄語典 (Okinawa Goten, “Okinawan Dictionary”) as ちーる.[1] Cognate with Japanese 黄色 (kiiro).

Noun[edit]

黄色 (hiragana ちーるー, romaji chīrū)

  1. yellow

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1896: 沖縄語典 (Okinawa Goten, “Okinawan Dictionary”). In Japanese. http://kindai.ndl.go.jp/info:ndljp/pid/992016/29