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, 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)      灰色 (はいいろ) (haiiro),
鼠色 (ねずみいろ) (nezumiiro) (dated)
      (くろ) (kuro)      茶色 (ちゃいろ) (chairo),
褐色 (かっしょく) (kasshoku)
             ピンク (pinku),
桃色 (ももいろ) (momoiro)
              (あか) (aka),  (しん) () (shinku),
クリムゾン (kurimuzon),
紅色 (べにいろ) (beniiro),
紅色 (くれないいろ) (kurenaiiro)
             オレンジ (orenji),
橙色 (だいだいいろ) (daidaiiro)
              (きい) () (kiiro), クリーム (いろ) (kurīmuiro)
             黄緑 (きみどり) (kimidori)               (みどり) (midori),
 (あお) (ao) (dated)
             {{{mint green}}}, {{{dark green}}}              シアン (shian),  (かも)羽色 (はねいろ) (kamo no hane iro)
             水色 (みずいろ) (mizuiro)               (あお) (ao)              菫色 (すみれいろ) (sumireiro), 藍色 (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 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.[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