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Noun (futsuumeishi)
red, crimson, scarlet

Noun (futsuumeishi)
red-containing colour (e.g. brown, pink, orange)

Noun (futsuumeishi)
Colloquialism
often written as アカ
Red (i.e. communist)

Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 赤信号・1
Abbreviation
red light (traffic)

Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 赤字・1
See also: 赤字・2
Abbreviation
red ink (i.e. in finance or proof-reading), (in) the red

May take the particle 'no'
See also: 赤の他人
complete, total, perfect, obvious

Meaning restricted to 赤
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 銅・あかがね・1
Abbreviation
copper

Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: あかたん
hanafuda
Abbreviation
red 5-point card

Kanjis
ON: セキ, シャク KUN: あか, あか-, あか.い, あか.らむ, あか.らめる
red

Stroke: 7 Grade: 1 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-3-4 FC: 4033.3


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

Stroke: 9 Grade: 6 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-6-3 FC: 2191.1


ON: シュ KUN: あけ
vermilion, cinnabar, scarlet, red, bloody

Stroke: 6 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 4-6-3 FC: 2590.0


ON: KUN: あけ, あか
scarlet, cardinal

Stroke: 14 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-6-8 FC: 2191.1


Phrases
サダムが脅威でないなどと言うのは、赤がかった反戦運動の人達くらい。
Parts: 脅威 (きょうい) である (など) 言う (いう) (あか) がかる 反戦運動 (はんせんうんどう) 人達 (ひとたち) くらい
It's only the anti-war pinkos who say things like Saddam isn't a threat.

信号機が赤の間は道路を渡るな。
Parts: 信号機 (しんごうき) (あか) (あいだ) 道路 (どうろ) 渡る (わたる)

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