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Purple / Violet

China
Japan murasaki
Purple / Violet

紫 is the single-character Chinese, Japanese and old Korean title for the color violet / purple. The difference between violet and purple is not really distinguished in Asian languages. However, sometimes a character for "light" is added to the front of this one, which might be closer to the meaning of violet.

Purple / Violet

(2 character version)
China zǐ sè
Japan murasakiiro
Purple / Violet

紫色 is the two-character Chinese, Japanese and old Korean title for the color violet / purple. The second character basically means "color," so this literally means "violet color." It's more common to add the "color character" in Asian languages than it is to say "color" after the name of the color in English. Therefore, this is a very natural way to express "violet" in Asian languages.

Violet Color

China gàn
Japan kon
Violet Color

紺 is a slightly-rare Chinese and old Korean title for the color violet or purple.

In Japanese, this refers to a very deep blue color.


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Characters

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Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin/ zi3
Taiwan tzu
Japanese murasaki / むらさき
Chinese purple; violet; amethyst; Lithospermum erythrorhizon (flowering plant whose root provides red purple dye); Japanese: murasaki
Japanese (1) purple; violet; (2) (kana only) Lithospermum erythrorhizon (species of gromwell); (3) (See 醤油) type of soy sauce; (female given name) Yukari; (female given name) Yuka; (surname, female given name) Murasaki; (surname) Takauji; (female given name) Shiori; (female given name) Akane
Purple, dark red; violet
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Mandarin gàn / gan4
Taiwan kan
Japanese kon / こん
Chinese violet or purple
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) navy blue; deep blue; (surname) Konsaki; (surname, female given name) Kon
A violet or purplish colour, a blend of blue and red; also called紺靑 and紺璢璃, the colour of the roots紺髮 or 紺頂 of the Buddha's hair.
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紫色

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Mandarin zǐ sè / zi3 se4
Taiwan tzu se
Japanese murasakiiro(p);shishoku / murasakiro(p);shishoku / むらさきいろ(P);ししょく
Chinese purple; violet (color)
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) purple; violet; (female given name) Shiiro
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Purple / Violet

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Japanese asagaogai;asagaogai / あさがおがい;アサガオガイ Japanese (kana only) common purple snail (Janthina janthina); common purple sea snail; violet snail; purple bubble raft snail; janthina

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Japanese konoito / このいと Japanese (joc) (See 紫・1) purple; violet

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江戸紫

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Japanese edomurasaki / えどむらさき Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (See 京紫) bluish-violet; royal purple

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アサガオガイ

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Japanese asagaogai / アサガオガイ Japanese (kana only) common purple snail (Janthina janthina); common purple sea snail; violet snail; purple bubble raft snail; janthina

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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Purple
Violet
murasakizǐ / zi3 / zitzu
Purple
Violet
紫色murasakiiro
murasakiro
zǐ sè / zi3 se4 / zi se / zisetzu se / tzuse
Violet Color
kongàn / gan4 / gankan
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