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Stroke Count
6 Strokes
Radical
色 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. color
Readings
Kun'yomi: いろ。
On'yomi: シキ、ショク。

Japanese Meaning for 色

Dictionary Entries for 色

iro
noun
  1. colour; color
  2. complexion
  3. appearance; look
  4. love; lust; sensuality; love affair; lover
  5. kind; type; variety
shoku
counter
  1. counter for colours
shiki
noun
  1. rupa (form)
  2. visible objects (i.e. color and form)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 色

Construction of Character for 色

Radicals and parts present in 色
Part wrapping enclosure, wrapping radical (no. 20) Kanji Details »
Part comma-design Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 色
  1. 会意又は象形。「」+「(ひざまずいた人)、人が重なって性交をしている様子。音は「」等と同系で「くっつく」の意を持つもの。情交から、容貌顔色を経て、「いろ」一般の意味に至ったもの。
  2. 「大篆」についての正確性は未検証

Kanji related to 色

Meanings in Other Languages for 色

French
  1. couleur
Portuguese
  1. cor
Spanish
  1. color, aspecto

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