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紅 : Crimson

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Components:

crimson, deep red

On 'yomi:
コウ(kou)(ku)
Kun 'yomi:
べに(beni) くれない(kurenai) あか.い(aka.i)
Nanori:
くれ(kure) もみ(momi)
Strokes:9
Radical: (120)
Usage Rating:1299
JLPT:N2
old JLPT:2
Grade:6
Unicode:07d05
jis208:25-40
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紅 Usage examples

一点(こういってん)the lone woman (e.g. bright flower) in a group
(こうもう)Westerner (esp., originally, the Dutch)
毛人(こうもうじん)Westerner (esp., originally, the Dutch)
しょうが(べにショウガ)
ショウガ(べにショウガ)
生姜(べにショウガ)
生薑(べにショウガ)
red pickled ginger
白粉(べにおしろい)makeup
白試合(こうはくじあい)contest between two groups, contest between red group and white group
白歌合戦(こうはくうたがっせん)Red and White singing contest
(こうぎょく)ruby, Jonathan apple
(こうとう)red light
差し指(べにさしゆび)ring finger
(こうふん)powdered rouge
(べにがら)red iron oxide, rouge
(ベニスズメ)red avadavat (Amandava amandava), strawberry finch, red munia
葉狩り(もみじがり)
葉狩(もみじがり)
autumn-leaf viewing, fall-leaf viewing
猿子(ベニマシコ)long-tailed rosefinch (Uragus sibiricus)
(こうじん)cloud of dust, mundane world
(ぐれん)crimson, crimson lotus flower
衛兵(こうえいへい)(Chinese) Red Guards
(ベニザケ)sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka), red salmon
(べにます)sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka)
(しょくべに)red food coloring, red food colouring
(こうき)Red Flag (Chinese Communist Party bulletin)
(しんこうしょく)scarlet, deep crimson
(せんこう)light red
(つたもみじ)maple, scarlet-tinged ivy
(こうはん)red spots, erythema
雁来(がんらいこう)tampala, Amaranthus tricolor
(あんこうしょく)dark red
(かんこうばい)winter plum tree with reddish blossoms
ずわい蟹(ベニズワイガニ)red snow crab (Chionoecetes japonicus)
(あか)copper, total, perfect, obvious
毛夷(こうもうい)late Edo-period pejorative for the Dutch, red-haired barbarian
灯緑酒(こうとうりょくしゅ)(nights of) fun, food, and drink, bright-light district, nightlife district
毛碧眼(こうもうへきがん)red-haired and blue-eyed (person), a Westerner
万緑一(ばんりょくいっこう)one red flower standing out in a sea of green vegetation, one item of quality standing out among many, one woman among many men
柳緑(かこうりゅうりょく)red blossoms and green willows, beautiful scenery of spring, natural beauty, beauty of nature
顔可憐(こうがんかれん)youthful and endearing, rosy-cheeked and sweet
柳緑(とうこうりゅうりょく)beautiful scenery of spring
碧眼(へきがんこうもう)blue eyes and red hair, Westerner
柳緑花(りゅうりょくかこう)red blossoms and green willows, beautiful scenery of spring, natural beauty, beauty of nature
葉葉楓(モミジバフウ)sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua), redgum
顔に葉を散らす(かおにもみじをちらす)(for a woman) to blush
万緑叢中一点(ばんりょくそうちゅうこういってん)one red flower standing out in a sea of green vegetation, one item of quality standing out among many, one woman among many men
以呂波(いろはもみじ)Japanese maple (Acer palmatum)