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ChineseEdit

sound; noise; news
 
color; dice; look; appearance
simp. and trad.
(音色)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

音色

  1. (music) timbre

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
おん
Grade: 1
しょく
Grade: 2
on’yomi
Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
いろ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compare German Klangfarbe (literally sound-color) and English tone color.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

音色 (hiragana ねいろ, rōmaji neiro, alternative reading おんしょく, rōmaji onshoku)

  1. timbre
    バイオリンの () (いろ)
    baiorin no neiro
    the sound of a violin
    • 林芙美子, 『鶴の笛』
      すると、しばらくして、 (なん)ともいえない (うつく)しい (ふえ) () (いろ)がきこえました。[1]
      Suru to, shibarakushite, nan to mo ienai utsukushii fue no neiro ga kikoemashita.
      But then, for a moment, the beautiful sound of a flute could be heard.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

音色

  1. Hán tự form of âm sắc (timbre).