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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 色 (shoku)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 色 (shoku)

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MEANING:

color

HOW TO READ:

On: shoku, shiki
Kun: iro

JLPT LEVEL: N4

COMPOUNDS:

色 (iro): color
黄色 (kiiro): yellow
灰色 (haiiro): grey
金色 (kiniro): golden color
銀色 (giniro): silver color
水色 (mizuiro): light blue
緑色 (midoriiro): green
茶色 (chairo): light brown
白色 (hakushoku): white
黒色 (kokushoku): black
褐色 (kasshoku): dark brown
色々 (iroiro): various, all sorts of
異色 (ishoku): unique, different color
色気 (iroke): coloring
顔色 (kaoiro): complexion, one’s color
色彩 (shikisai): color, hue, tints
景色 (keshiki): scenery, landscape
色盲 (shikimou): color-blindness
一色 (isshoku): one color
音色 (neiro): tone color
染色 (senshoku): staining, dyeing
難色 (nanshoku): disapproval
特色 (tokushoku): characteristic, feature, personal color
脚色 (kyakushoku): dramatization (of a novel)
色合い (iroai): hue, tinge, tint
色褪せる (iroaseru): to fade, to grow dull in color


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

彼の顔には憎悪の色がにじみ出た。
kare no kao ni wa zouo no iro ga nijimideta.
Deep hatred mounted to his face.

他の季節は色褪せた黄色か茶色だけだ。
hoka no kisetsu wa iroaseta kiiro ka chairo dake da.
The rest of the year everything is yellow and brown, the color leached away and faded.

色合いの変わった緑色の織物が一つか二つあった。
iroai no kawatta midoriiro no orimono ga hitotsu ka futatsu atta.
There were one or two green fabrics of varying shades.

タクミは通路を挟んで隣の席にいたが、景色には目もくれない。
takumi wa tsuuro o hasande tonari no seki ni ita ga, keshiki ni wa me mo kurenai.
Takumi is sitting across the aisle and paying no attention to the view.

菊井の顔色が急に堅くなって、しかつめらしい厳格な表情になった。
kikui no kaoiro ga kyuu ni kataku natte, shikatsume rashii genkaku na hyoujou ni natta.
Natsuko’s countenance was suddenly petrified into a stern and forbidding expression.

わたしが見たところでは、犯人は窓に忍び寄り、鍵をこじあけて、部屋を物色しはじめたと思うのです。
watashi ga mita tokoro dewa, hannin wa mado ni shinobiyori, kagi o kojiakete, heya o busshoku shihajimeta to omou no desu.
I should say that the man came to the window, forced the lock, and started rifling the room.

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