See also: , 绿, and
U+7DD1, 緑
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7DD1

[U+7DD0]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7DD2]

Translingual edit

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified 绿

Etymology edit

Variant and Japanese Simplified from ().

In current form, Phono-semantic compound (形聲形声, OC *roɡ) : semantic + phonetic ()

Han character edit

(Kangxi radical 120, +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 女火弓一水 (VFNME), composition )

References edit

  • Kangxi Dictionary: not present, would follow page 929, character 29
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27541
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 5, page 3421, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+7DD1

Chinese edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“green; to become green; etc.”).
(This character is a variant form of ).

Japanese edit

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji edit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. green

Readings edit

Compounds edit

Etymology edit

Kanji in this term
みどり
Grade: 3
kun’yomi
Alternative spellings
(kyūjitai)

From Old Japanese. Originally referred to new buds and shoots, later expanding via metonymy to mean green.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(みどり) (midori

  1. green (color)
  2. verdure
    (みどり)(にお)
    midori no nioi
    the scent of greenery
  3. a new bud or shoot
  4. (archaic) in the Edo Period, an apprentice to a high-ranking courtesan, from ages six or seven through thirteen or fourteen
  5. in kabuki and 浄瑠璃 (jōruri, puppet theater), performing just the main parts of a work and omitting the 狂言 (kyōgen)

Synonyms edit

Derived terms edit

See also edit

Colors in Japanese · (いろ) (iro) (layout · text)
     (しろ) (shiro)      (はい)(いろ) (haiiro),
(ねずみ)(いろ) (nezumiiro) (dated)
     (くろ) (kuro)
             (あか) (aka); (しん)() (shinku),
クリムゾン (kurimuzon),
(べに)(いろ) (beniiro),
(くれない)(いろ) (kurenaiiro),
(あかね)(いろ) (akaneiro)
             オレンジ (orenji),
(だいだい)(いろ) (daidaiiro); (ちゃ)(いろ) (chairo),
(かっ)(しょく) (kasshoku)
             ()(いろ) (kiiro); クリーム(いろ) (kurīmuiro)
             ()(みどり) (kimidori)              (みどり) (midori),
(あお) (ao) (dated)
             若緑(わかみどり) (wakamidori)
             シアン (shian); (かも)羽色(はねいろ) (kamo no hane iro)              (みず)(いろ) (mizuiro)              (あお) (ao)
             (すみれ)(いろ) (sumireiro); (あい)(いろ) (aiiro),
インジゴ (injigo)
             マゼンタ (mazenta),
赤紫(あかむらさき) (akamurasaki); (むらさき) (murasaki)
             ピンク (pinku),
(もも)(いろ) (momoiro)

Proper noun edit

(みどり) (Midori

  1. a female given name
  2. a surname

References edit

  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN