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紅白
Readings
こうはく
kouhaku
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
red and white, colours for festive or auspicious occasions (colors)couleurs joyeuses de fêtes ou d'occasions propices, rouge et blanc

Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 紅白歌合戦, こうはくうたがっせん
Abbreviation
Red and White singing contest, annual contest between male and female popular singers on New Year's Eve (sponsored and broadcast by NHK)Rot und Weiß (Farben für festliche und glückliche Anlässe)

Kanji
ON: コウ, クKUN: べに, くれない, あか.い
crimson, deep red

ON: ハク, ビャクKUN: しろ, しら-, しろ.い
white

Example sentences
紅白の旗が風になびいていた。Parts: 紅白 (こうはく), (はた), (かぜ), 靡く (なびく)A red and white flag was flying in the wind.
Die rot-weiße Flagge flatterte im Wind.

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