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赤, 紅, 朱

JLPT 5
Kana Reading
あか
Romaji
aka
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    red; crimson; scarlet
    Example sentence
    鉛筆忘れた子どもにはきちんと借り来させた I made sure that children who'd forgotten their red pencil came to borrow one.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    red-containing colour (e.g. brown, pink, orange)
    Example sentence
    サダムが脅威でないなど言うのは、がかった反戦運動人達くらい It's only the anti-war pinkos who say things like Saddam isn't a threat.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    Red (i.e. communist)
    Example sentence
    あなたの引いたカードマークですね。 The card you drew was a red, wasn't it?
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    red light
    Example sentence
    木の葉黄色になり始めた。 The leaves began to turn red and yellow.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    red ink (i.e. in finance or proof-reading); (in) the red
    Example sentence
    ピンク青色などであった The costumes were red, pink, blue, and so forth.
  • Parts of speech
    nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no', noun, used as a prefix
    Meaning
    complete; total; perfect; obvious
    Example sentence
    彼女の3の1残り One of her three cars is blue and the others are red.

Examples of 赤, 紅, 朱, あか in a sentence


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