Red in Kanji. Need some help here(tattoo)

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Red in Kanji. Need some help here(tattoo)

Post by TheCopyNinja » May 7, 2013 5:25 pm

Now ive been looking online and im trying to find the word Red in kanji but in a calligraphy for a tattoo. One site showed a different looking symbol for red but says thats what it means in chinese.

Here it is - http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=htt ... BA&dur=870


Then I check on this website and its a different looking symbol too. I dont know which is wrong or right. I just want a kanji that means Red. Thats it.

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Re: Red in Kanji. Need some help here(tattoo)

Post by Gary » May 7, 2013 11:41 pm

You know how we have different words for versions of red, such as crimson, burgundy, scarlet, etc?
Well, the same in Chinese and Japanese.

Here's a bunch of reds:
dictionary.php?q=red

This includes the one you were looking for, and dozens of others (some only vaguely-related to the color red).

-Gary.

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