ChineseEdit

 
purple; violet; imperial
purple; violet; imperial; palace
 
color; dice; look
color; dice; look; appearance
simp. and trad.
(紫色)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

紫色

  1. purple; violet

AdjectiveEdit

紫色

  1. purple; violet

SynonymsEdit

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), 紅色兒红色儿 (hóngshǎir), 赤色 (chìsè); 緋紅色绯红色, 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              湛藍色湛蓝色, 蔚藍色蔚蓝色, 天藍色天蓝色 (tiānlánsè)              藍色蓝色 (lánsè)
             紫羅蘭色紫罗兰色 (zǐluólánsè); 靛色 (diànsè)              洋紅色洋红色 (yánghóngsè); 紫色 (zǐsè)              粉紅色粉红色 (fěnhóngsè)

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
むらさき
Grade: S
いろ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

From (murasaki, Lithospermum erythrorhizon) +‎ (iro, color).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(むらさき)(いろ) (murasaki-iro

  1. a purple color, as that of the murasaki root dye

AdjectiveEdit

(むらさき)(いろ) (murasaki-iro-na (adnominal (むらさき)(いろ) (murasaki-iro na), adverbial (むらさき)(いろ) (murasaki-iro ni))

  1. purplish
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
しょく
Grade: 2
goon

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

()(しょく) (shishoku

  1. a purple color, as that of the murasaki root dye
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN