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cinnabar, vermillion, red, slightly-orange red
red pigment (and ink made from same)
red text (as used to correct documents)
ON: シュ KUN: あけ
vermilion, cinnabar, scarlet, red, bloody

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.

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