紅一点

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 6
いつ > いっ
Grade: 1
てん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From a line in Ode to a Pomegranate Tree (咏石榴詩) by Wang Anshi: 万緑叢中紅一点、動人春色不須多, which describes a single red flower blooming in the vast surrounding area.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

紅一点 ‎(hiragana こういってん, romaji kōitten)

  1. something that stands out among many other things
  2. a single woman among many men

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