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  • on reading:
  • シュ
  • kun reading:
  • あけ
  • meaning(s):
  • vermilion, cinnabar, scarlet, red, bloody
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あか scarlet; red; bloody
まる あけにそまる to welter in blood
れる しゅをいれる to retouch; to correct
しゅいん red seal
しゅいんじょう license with a red seal; shogunate license to trade