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Out-dated kanji
Readings
あか
aka
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
red, crimson, scarlet

red-containing colour (e.g. brown, pink, orange)
Colloquialism
often written as アカ
Red (i.e. communist)

See also: 赤信号
Abbreviation
red light

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'
Noun, used as a prefix
See also: 赤の他人
complete, total, perfect, obvious

Meaning restricted to 赤
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 銅, どう
copperRot, rote Farbe, Kommunist, Roter, letzter, Korrekturen, vollkommen (nackt, fremd etc.)

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

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

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

ON: KUN: あけ, あか
scarlet, cardinal

Example sentences
朱に交われば赤くなる。Parts: (しゅ), 交わる (まじわる), 赤い (あかい), 成る (なる)He who touches pitch shall be defiled therewith.
Celui qui touche à de la peinture rouge risque d'être taché de rouge.
Wer mit Zinnober umgeht, der wird rot davon.

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)Ne traverse pas la rue tant que le feu est rouge.

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