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peach
 
color; dice; look; appearance
simp. and trad.
(桃色)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

桃色

  1. peach colour; pink colour
  2. (figuratively) illicit love; gossip; sex

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

 
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桃色 (momoiro)
Two shades of peach pink.
Kanji in this term
もも
Grade: S
いろ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (momo, peach) +‎ (iro, color).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

桃色 (hiragana ももいろ, rōmaji momoiro)

  1. (color): pink; peach

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

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)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9