See also: 顏色 and 颜色

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かお
Grade: 2
いろ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

NounEdit

(かお)(いろ) (kaoiro (kyūjitai 顏色)

  1. complexion, the appearance of one's face due to skin color or blood flow
    (かれ)顔色(かおいろ)()くない。
    Kare no kaoiro ga yokunai.
    He looks pale [sickly].
  2. facial expression
    (かれ)は、その意見(いけん)(かん)して、(わたし)顔色(かおいろ)をうかがった。
    Kare wa, sono iken ni kanshite, watashi no kaoiro o ukagatta.
    He could tell what I thought of that idea from the look on my face.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.