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See also: 顔色 and 颜色

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ChineseEdit

color; countenance; face
 
color; dice; look; appearance
trad. (顏色)
simp. (颜色)

Pronunciation 1Edit


Note:
  • nguêng5 sêg4 - Chaozhou;
  • nguang5 sêg4 - Shantou.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1 1/1
    Initial () (31) (21)
    Final () (69) (134)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø) Checked (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open Open
    Division () II III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ŋˠan/ /ʃɨk̚/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ŋᵚan/ /ʃɨk̚/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ŋɐn/ /ʃiek̚/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /ŋaɨn/ /ʂik̚/
    Li
    Rong
    /ŋan/ /ʃiək̚/
    Wang
    Li
    /ŋan/ /ʃĭək̚/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ŋan/ /ʂi̯ək̚/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    yán she
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/2 2/2 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    yán yán
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ ngæn › ‹ ngæn › ‹ srik ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*C.ŋˁrar/ /*C.ŋˁrar/ /*s.rək/
    English face, forehead surname color; countenance

    Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

    * Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
    * Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
    * Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
    * Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

    * Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1 1/1
    No. 14405 10989
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1 0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*ŋraːn/ /*srɯɡ/

    NounEdit

    顏色

    1. color
      眼睛顏色 / 眼睛颜色  ―  yǎnjing yánsè  ―  eye color
      找出適合顏色 [MSC, trad.]
      找出适合颜色 [MSC, simp.]
      Yào zhǎochū shìhé nǐ de yánsè. [Pinyin]
      Find a color that suits you.
    2. face; look; expression
    3. good looks (of a woman)
    4. amazing skill or ability
    SynonymsEdit
    Derived termsEdit

    Pronunciation 2Edit


    NounEdit

    顏色

    1. pigment

    DescendantsEdit

    Sino-Xenic (顏色):

    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), 赤色 (chìsè) ; 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              天藍色天蓝色 (tiānlánsè)              藍色蓝色 (lánsè)
                 紫羅蘭色紫罗兰色 (zǐluólán sè) ; 靛色 (diànsè)              洋紅色洋红色 (yánghóngsè) ; 紫色 (zǐsè)              粉紅色粉红色 (fěnhóngsè)