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red; revolutionary; prosperity; bonus; popular
 
color; dice; look; appearance
trad. (紅色)
simp. (红色)

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NounEdit

紅色

  1. the color red

AdjectiveEdit

紅色

  1. red
  2. (Mainland China) revolutionary

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Colors in Chinese · 顏色颜色 (yánsè) (layout · text)
     白色 (báisè)      灰色 (huīsè)      黑色 (hēisè)
             紅色红色 (hóngsè), 赤色 (chìsè); 豔紅色艳红色 (yànhóngsè)              橙色 (chéngsè); 棕色 (zōngsè), 褐色 (hèsè)              黃色黄色 (huángsè); 奶油色 (nǎiyóusè)
             青檸色青柠色 (qīngníngsè)              綠色绿色 (lǜsè)             
             青色 (qīngsè); 深青色              天藍色天蓝色 (tiānlánsè)              藍色蓝色 (lánsè)
             紫羅蘭色紫罗兰色 (zǐluólán sè); 靛色 (diànsè)              洋紅色洋红色 (yánghóngsè); 紫色 (zǐsè)              粉紅色粉红色 (fěnhóngsè)

JapaneseEdit

 
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紅色: hexadecimal color code #D71345

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
くれない
Grade: 6
いろ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

From  (くれない) (kurenai, crimson) +  (いろ) (iro, color).

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NounEdit

紅色 (hiragana くれないいろ, rōmaji kurenaiiro, historical hiragana くれなゐいろ)

  1. the color crimson, a vivid red edging towards pink
    • c. 759, Man'yōshū (book 19, poem 4192), text here
       (ももの) (はな) (くれなゐ) (いろ) () () () () () () (おも) () () () () () (あを) (やぎ) () (ほそき) (まよ) () () (ゑみ) () () () (あさ) (かげ) () () ()𡢳嬬 (をとめ) () () () () (とり)持有 (もてる) (まそ) (かがみ) (ふた) (がみ) (やま) ()... [Man'yōgana]
       (もも) (はな) (くれなゐ) (いろ)ににほひたる (おも) ()のうちに (あを) (やぎ) (ほそ) (まよ) () () ()がり (あさ) (かげ) ()つつ娘子 (をとめ)らが () () ()てるまそ (かがみ) (ふた) (がみ) (やま)に... [Modern spelling]
      momo no hana kurenai-iro ni nioitaru omowa no uchi ni aoyagi no hosoki mayone o emi-magari asakage mitsutsu otomera ga te ni tori-motoru masokagami futagami-yama ni...
      On Two-top Mountain―top of a mirror box, clear mirror in a maiden's hand reflecting her morning face, delicate green-willow eyebrows bent with smiles, face glowing rosy like peach blossoms...[2]
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Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
べに
Grade: 6
いろ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

From  (べに) (beni, safflower) +  (いろ) (iro, color).

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NounEdit

紅色 (hiragana べにいろ, rōmaji beniiro)

  1. the color crimson, a vivid red edging towards pink
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Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 6
しょく
Grade: 2
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese 紅色 (MC ɦuŋ ʃɨk̚). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

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NounEdit

紅色 (hiragana こうしょく, rōmaji kōshoku)

  1. the color crimson, a vivid red edging towards pink
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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ Paula Doe; Ōtomo Yakamochi (1982) A Warbler's Song in the Dusk: The Life and Work of Ōtomo Yakamochi (718-785), University of California Press, →ISBN, pages 49-50