黄色

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See also: 黃色

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 黃色.
(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, romaji kiiro)

  1. yellow
Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

黄色 ‎(hiragana きいろ, romaji 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, romaji 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, romaji kōshoku, historical hiragana くわうしよく)

  1. yellow

See also[edit]

Colors in Japanese ·  (いろ)(iro) (layout · text)
      (あか)(aka)       (みどり)(midori)      黄色 (きいろ)(kiiro)      クリーム (いろ)(kurīmuiro)       (しろ)(shiro)
     深紅 (しんく)(shinku),
クリムゾン(kurimuzon),
紅色 (べにいろ)(beniiro),
紅色 (くれないいろ)(kurenaiiro)
     マゼンタ(mazenta)      ?      黄緑 (きみどり)(kimidori)      ピンク(pinku),
桃色 (ももいろ)(momoiro)
     ?       (あお)(ao)      オレンジ(orenji), 橙色 (だいだいいろ)(daidaiiro)      灰色 (はいいろ)(haiiro),
鼠色 (ねずみいろ)(nezumiiro)
     ?
      (くろ)(kuro)       (むらさき)(murasaki)      茶色 (ちゃいろ)(chairo),
褐色 (かっしょく)(kasshoku)
     水色 (みずいろ)(mizuiro)      シアン(shian)

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
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

Okinawan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested in the 沖縄語典 (Okinawa Goten, “Okinawan Dictionary”) as ちーる(chīru).[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