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ChineseEdit

 
red; scarlet; bare; naked
 
letter; symbol; character; word
simp. and trad.
(赤字)
Literally: “red character”.
 
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PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

赤字

  1. (economics, government) deficit

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
あか
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
yutōyomi

EtymologyEdit

From  (あか) (aka, red) +  () (ji, characters), attested since the Taishō period.

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Particularly: “Calque of English in the red?”

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

赤字 (hiragana あかじ, rōmaji akaji)

  1. (literally) characters written in red
  2. (business) red ink, deficit, in the red
  3. corrections (by a teacher or proofreader) written in red.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

赤字 (jeokja) (hangeul 적자)

  1. Hanja form? of 적자, “deficit”.