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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 紅 (kou)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 紅 (kou)

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MEANING:

crimson, deep red

HOW TO READ:

On: kou, ku
Kun: beni, kurenai, aka.i

COMPOUNDS:

紅 (aka): red, crimson, scarlet
紅 (kurenai): deep red, crimson
紅い (akai): red
紅茶 (koucha): black tea
深紅 (shinku): deep crimson
口紅 (kuchibeni): lipstick
紅葉 (kouyou/momiji): autumn colors, leaves changing color
紅潮 (kouchou): flush, blush
紅海 (koukai): Red Sea
紅毛 (koumou): red hair
紅炎 (kouen): red flame
紅顔 (kougan): rosy cheeks
紅白 (kouhaku): red and white

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:


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秋になれば短い紅葉の時期はある。
aki ni nareba mijikai kouyou no jiki wa aru.
The autumn brings a brief flash of foliage.

紅茶もスプーンで飲ましていたんだぜ。
koucha mo supuun de nomashite itan da ze.
We had to give you tea in spoonfuls.

もう九時すぎじゃないか。紅茶を持ってきてあげたよ。
mou kuji sugi janai ka. koucha o motte kite ageta yo.
It’s past nine, I have brought you some tea.

彼女の唇は、外国風に真紅で、かすかに開いている。異国風な美女なのだ。
kanojo no kuchibiru wa, gaikoku fuu ni shinku de, kasuka ni aite iru. okoku fuu na bijo na no da.
Her lips, very scarlet in the foreign fashion, are parted just a little. She looks exotic and beautiful.

佐々木は飛びつかんばかりの勢いで深紅のメモリースティックを手にとり、その内容を披露するためにコンピューターに差し込んだ。
sasaki wa tobitsukan bakari no ikioi de shinku no memorii sutikku o te ni tori, sono naiyou o hirou suru tame ni konpyuutaa ni sashikonda.
Sasaki practically dove for the crimson memory stick and inserted it into his computer so he could show it to everyone.

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