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Etymology 1Edit

 
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Kanji in this term
から
Grade: S
くれない
Grade: 6
kun’yomi

From  (から) (Kara, (Tang dynasty) China) +  (くれない) (kurenai, crimson), contrast with alternative spelling 韓紅 (literally Korean crimson).

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唐紅 (hiragana からくれない, rōmaji Kara-kurenai, historical hiragana からくれなゐ)

  1. Chinese red; deep crimson
  2. a Kara-kurenai-colored thread or cloth
  3. Synonym of 寒紅梅 (kankōbai): an ume cultivar, Prunus mume var. mume f. alphandii
  4. a 伽羅 (kyara)-class of incense
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For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:唐紅.

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Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: S
べに
Grade: 6
jūbakoyomi

From  (とう) (, (Tang dynasty) Chinaforeign) +  (べに) (beni, crimson).

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唐紅 (hiragana とうべに, rōmaji tōbeni, historical hiragana たうべに)

  1. Synonym of フクシン (fukushin): fuchsine

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ Joseph Henry Longford (1919) Japan of the Japanese, C. Scribner's sons, original from the University of Michigan, page 160