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, 紅, 朱, 緋, あか
1. red, crimson, scarlet
2. red-containing colour (e.g. brown, pink, orange)
Colloquialism, often written as アカ
3. Red (i.e. communist)
See 赤信号・1, Abbreviation
4. red light (traffic)
See 赤字・1, See 赤字・2
5. red ink (i.e. in finance or proof-reading), (in) the red
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, あかじ
Antonym: 黒字・1
1. (being in) the red, deficit
2. red letter, red writing
3. corrections (by a teacher or proofreader) written in red
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ん坊, んぼ, んぼう, あかんぼう, あかんぼ
baby, infant
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, 紅い, 朱い, 緋い, 赭い, 丹い, あかい
紅い is esp. for scarlet
1. red, crimson, scarlet, vermilion, vermillion, communist
2. beautiful
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ちゃん, あかちゃん
baby, infant
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, あかまつ, アカマツ
Japanese red pine (Pinus densiflora), Japanese umbrella pine, tanyosho pine
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真っ, まっ, 真, まっか
1. bright red, deep red, flushed (of face)
2. downright (e.g. lie), complete, utter
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, せきどう
May take 'no'
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信号, あかしんごう
red light (traffic), signal to stop, sign of danger
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, せきぐん
Red Army (Soviet Union, 1918-1946), Workers' and Peasants' Red Army
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, あかいろ, せきしょく
usu. あかいろ
1. red, red color (colour)
May take 'no', NA-adjective, usu. せきしょく
2. red-colored
Only せきしょく
3. communism, the left
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, , どう, あか, あかがね
1. copper (Cu)
Only どう, See 銅メダル, Abbreviation
2. bronze (medal)
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外線, せきがいせん
infrared rays, infrared radiation
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, あかはた
1. red flag
2. Red Flag (Communist Party newspaper)
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, , あかあか
Adverb, Adverb taking the 'to' particle
bright red
, せきめん
Takes suru
1. blushing, getting red in the face
2. embarrassment
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あかぎ, , アカギ
Usually in kana
1. bishop wood (Bischofia javanica)
See 黒木
2. barked tree
3. red tree
, , あかみ
reddish tinge, tinge of red, slight redness, reddishness, blush
, あかみ
May take 'no', See 白身・2
1. red flesh (of a fish), red-fleshed fish (e.g. tuna), lean meat
See 白太
2. heartwood
, あかげ
May take 'no'
red hair, ginger hair
, あかつち
red clay, tuff loam, dark-red paint
, せきり
May take 'no'
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, せきはん
red rice (beans and mochi) for auspicious occasions
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, せきがい
NA-adjective, May take 'no'
, あかむらさき
purplish red
, あかせん
1. red line
See 赤線地帯, historical term, Abbreviation
2. red-light district (marked by a red line on police maps)
See 法定外公共物
3. non-legal public road (denoted by a red line on cadastral maps; sometimes no longer physically existing)
, あかはだか
May take 'no'
1. stark naked, nude, bare
2. stripped of all belongings, penniless
See 裸麦, Obscure term
3. naked barley (Hordeum vulgare var. nudum)
, 紅組, あかぐみ
See 青組・あおぐみ
red team
, , あかはだ
1. grazed skin, abraded skin
May take 'no'
2. bare surface of a mountain
See 赤裸・あかはだか・1
3. nakedness, nudity
, きんあか
, しゃっこう, しゃっく, じゃっく, じゃっこう, せきぐち
See 六曜
unlucky for all activities, with only the period around noon being auspicious
, せきしゅ
bare handed
, せきしん
formal or literary term
sincerity, true heart, devotion