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Kanji in this term
いろ
Grade: 2
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EtymologyEdit

オレンジ ‎(orenji, orange) +‎ ‎(iro, color)

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) レンジいろ [òréńjí író] (Heiban - [0])
  • IPA(key): [o̞ɺ̠ẽ̞nd͡ʑi iɺ̠o̞]

NounEdit

オレンジ色 ‎(hiragana and katakana オレンジいろ, romaji orenji-iro)

  1. orange (color)
    • 1997 December 12, Miwa Abiko, “みかん・絵日記特別編 吐夢と不思議な猫 [Mikan Picture Diary Special: Tom and the Mysterious Cat]”, in みかん・絵日記 [Mikan Picture Diary], volume 1 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Hakusensha, page 20:
      あ  () (まえ)!「みかん」がいいよ オレンジ (いろ)だから
      A Namae! "Mikan" ga ī yo Orenji-iro dakara
      Ah We gotta name him! How does "Mikan" sound? 'Cos he's orange

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