See also: 黃色

ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 黃色 (“yellow; yellow; etc.”).
(This term, 黄色, is the simplified form of 黃色.)
Notes:

JapaneseEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
いろ
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Compound of (ki, yellow) +‎ (iro, colour).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

黄色(きいろ) (kiiro-na (adnominal 黄色(きいろ) (kiiro na), adverbial 黄色(きいろ) (kiiro ni), kyūjitai 黃色)

  1. yellow
InflectionEdit

NounEdit

黄色(きいろ) (kiiro (kyūjitai 黃色)

  1. yellow
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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

From Middle Chinese 黄色 (ɦwɑŋ ʃɨk̚).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

黄色(おうしょく) (ōshoku (kyūjitai 黃色, historical kana わうしよく)

  1. yellow
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

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

From Middle Chinese 黄色 (ɦwɑŋ ʃɨk̚).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

黄色(こうしょく) (kōshoku (kyūjitai 黃色, historical kana くわうしよく)

  1. yellow

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)
             (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); (ちゃ)(いろ) (chairo),
(かっ)(しょく) (kasshoku)
             ()(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)              ピンク (pinku),
(もも)(いろ) (momoiro)

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

OkinawanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Attested in the 沖縄語典 (Okinawa Goten, “Okinawan Dictionary”) as ちーる.[1] Cognate with Japanese 黄色 (kiiro).

NounEdit

黄色 (hiragana ちーるー, rōmaji chīrū)

  1. yellow

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1896: 沖縄語典 (Okinawa Goten, “Okinawan Dictionary”). In Japanese. http://kindai.ndl.go.jp/info:ndljp/pid/992016/29