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For pronunciation and definitions of – see 黃色 (“yellow; yellow; etc.”).
(This term, 黄色, is the simplified form of 黃色.)
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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 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 黃色, -na inflection, hiragana きいろ, rōmaji kiiro)

  1. yellow
InflectionEdit

NounEdit

黄色 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 黃色, hiragana きいろ, rōmaji kiiro)

  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 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 黃色, hiragana おうしょく, rōmaji ōshoku, historical hiragana 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 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 黃色, hiragana こうしょく, rōmaji kōshoku, historical hiragana 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, romaji 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