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U+7DD1, 緑
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7DD1

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

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TranslingualEdit

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified 绿

EtymologyEdit

Variant and Japanese Simplified from ().

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

Han characterEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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

ChineseEdit

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

JapaneseEdit

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

KanjiEdit

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

  1. green

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
みどり
Grade: 3
kun’yomi

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

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana みどり, rōmaji 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)

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

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)       (ちゃ) (いろ) (chairo),
 (かっ) (しょく) (kasshoku)
             ピンク (pinku),
 (もも) (いろ) (momoiro)
              (あか) (aka) ;  (しん) () (shinku),
クリムゾン (kurimuzon),
 (べに) (いろ) (beniiro),
 (くれない) (いろ) (kurenaiiro)
             オレンジ (orenji),
 (だいだい) (いろ) (daidaiiro)
              () (いろ) (kiiro) ; クリーム (いろ) (kurīmuiro)
              () (みどり) (kimidori)               (みどり) (midori),
 (あお) (ao) (dated)
                          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) ;  (むらさき) (murasaki)

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana みどり, rōmaji Midori)

  1. A female given name
  2. A surname​.

ReferencesEdit

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