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There are 7 total results for your Purple Violet search.

Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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/ zi3
tzu
 murasaki / むらさき
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purple; violet
(noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) purple; violet; (2) (kana only) Lithospermum erythrorhizon (species of gromwell); (3) (See 醤油) type of soy sauce; (female given name) Yukari
Purple, dark red; violet


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gàn / gan4
kan
 kon / こん
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violet or purple
(noun - becomes adjective with の) navy blue; deep blue; (surname) Konsaki
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.

紫色

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

朝顔貝

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

此の糸

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

江戸紫

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

アサガオガイ

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

Entries with 2nd row of characters: The 2nd row is Simplified Chinese.

This page contains 7 results for "Purple Violet" in Chinese and/or Japanese.



Information about this dictionary:

Apparently, we were the first ones who were crazy enough to think that western people might want a combined Chinese, Japanese, and Buddhist dictionary.

A lot of westerners can't tell the difference between Chinese and Japanese - and there is a reason for that. Chinese characters and even whole words were borrowed by Japan from the Chinese language in the 5th century. Much of the time, if a word or character is used in both languages, it will have the same or a similar meaning. However, this is not always true. Language evolves, and meanings independently change in each language.

Example: The Chinese character 湯 for soup (hot water) has come to mean bath (hot water) in Japanese. They have the same root meaning of "hot water", but a 湯屋 sign on a bathhouse in Japan would lead a Chinese person to think it was a "soup house" or a place to get a bowl of soup. See this: Japanese Bath House

This dictionary uses the EDICT and CC-CEDICT dictionary files.
EDICT data is the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and is used in conformance with the Group's license.

Chinese Buddhist terms come from Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms by William Edward Soothill and Lewis Hodous. This is commonly referred to as "Soothill's'". It was first published in 1937 (and is now off copyright so we can use it here). Some of these definitions may be misleading, incomplete, or dated, but 95% of it is good information. Every professor who teaches Buddhism or Eastern Religion has a copy of this on their bookshelf. We incorporated these 16,850 entries into our dictionary database ourselves (it was lot of work).



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