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Today's Kanji

Today's Kanji -- October 21, 2014

  • on reading:
  • セキ   シャク
  • kun reading:
  • あか   あか-   あかい   あからむ   あからめる
  • meaning(s):
  • red
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Compounds

Compounds

きんあか bronze-red (colour)
まっか deep red; flushed (of face)
あかあか bright red; bright
あかい red
あかいはね red feather
えい あかえい stingray
っている あかがかっている to be predominated by red
ちゃん あかちゃん baby; infant
ちょうちん あかちょうちん 1. red paper restaurant lantern; 2. cheap eating and drinking place
あかのたにん complete stranger
みがかった あかみがかった rufous or reddish (esp. for ornithology)
らむ あからむ to become red; to redden; to blush
らめる あからめる to blush; to redden
らんだ あからんだ florid; ruddy
あからがお red faced
あかんぼう baby
チン あかチン mercurochrome; merbromin solution
プリ あかプリ Akasaka Prince Hotel
あかいわし pickled or dried sardines
せっか Sovietize; turning red; become communistic
せっか the Red Peril
あかなす tomato
あかうみがめ loggerhead turtle
あかがい ark shell (used as neta); red clam
せきがい infrared
せきがいせん infra-red rays
せきがいせんしゃしん infrared photography
せきがいはっさん infrared divergence (physics)
あかがえる brown frog
あかがし evergreen oak
せっかっしょく reddish brown; rufous
あかはた Red Flag
あかがね copper
あかぐつ salt-water fish
せきぐん Red Army
せっけい right ascension
せっけっきゅう red blood cell
せっけっきゅうちんこうそくど erythrocyte sedimentation rate
しゃっく unlucky for all activities, with only the period around noon being auspicious
しゃっこう unlucky for all activities, with only the period around noon being auspicious
じゃっく unlucky for all activities, with only the period around noon being auspicious
じゃっこう unlucky for all activities, with only the period around noon being auspicious
せきぐち unlucky for all activities, with only the period around noon being auspicious
あかぐろい dark red
あかざとう brown sugar
あかふだ goods sold; clearance sale
あかさび rust
あかご baby
せきし imperial children; imperial child
あかがみ draft papers; callup notice
あかむらさき purplish red
あかじ deficit; go in the red
あかじこくさい deficit-covering (government) bond
あかじざいせい deficit financing
せきしゅ bare handed
あかかり communist hunting; Red-baiting
あかがり communist hunting; Red-baiting
せきじゅうじ Red Cross
せきじゅうじこくさいいいんかい International Committee of the Red Cross
せきじゅうじしゃ the Red Cross
せきじゅうじじょうやく Red Cross Convention
せきじゅうじふ school attached to the Japan Red Cross Society
あかだし soup made with red miso paste
あかまつ red pine tree
あかいろ red
せきしょく red
あかしんごう red light (traffic)
ればくない あかしんごうみんなでわたればこわくない "If everyone crosses against the red light, then there's nothing to be afraid of"
せきしん sincerity
あかしんぶん scandal sheet; gutter press
あかみ lean meat; lean tuna; heartwood
せきせい sincerity
あかあか bright red; bright
こった あかあかとおこったひ blazing fire
あかぎっぷ third-class ticket
あかせん red-light district
あかぐみ red team
あかげら great spotted woodpecker
あかじ red cloth; red background
あかはじ shame
ける あかちゃける to turn reddish-brown; to turn rufous; to become discolored
あかむし bloodworm; chiggers
あかしお red tide
あかこっこ bird of the flycatcher family with black head and tail and reddish orange body
せきちん blood sedimentation rate
あかちょうちん 1. red paper restaurant lantern; 2. cheap eating and drinking place
せきてっこう hematite
あかでんしゃ last train
あかでんわ public telephone
あかつち red clay; tuff loam; dark-red paint
やまかがし variety of poisonous snake
あかずきん Little Red Riding Hood
せきどう equator
せきどうきだん equatorial air mass
せきどうぎ equatorial telescope
せきどうさい ceremony to celebrate crossing the equator
しゃくどう gold-copper alloy
しゃくどういろ brown; tanned
せきねつ red hot
剥け あかむけ scraped skin
あかはだ grazed skin; abraded skin; bare of trees
せきはん red rice (beans and mochi) for auspicious occasions
せきひん extreme poverty
あかはだ grazed skin; abraded skin; bare of trees
葡萄 あかぶどうしゅ red wine
あかかぶ red turnip; small red radish
あかはら Japanese brown thrush; newt; dysentery
あかぼう redcap; porter
あかほん pulp fiction
あかみ a tinge of red
している あかみがさしている to be tinged red
びた あかみをおびた tinged with red; reddish
あかみそ dark-brown miso paste
あかつら red face; kabuki villain
せきめん blush
せきめんきょうふしょう erythrophobia
あかげ redhead
あかげっと red blanket; country bumpkin
あかめ bloodshot eyes; red mullet
あかもん red gate; Tokyo University
あかはだか 1. stark naked; nakedness; nudity; 2. frankness
せきら 1. stark naked; nakedness; nudity; 2. frankness
せきらら 1. nakedness; nudity; 2. frankness
せきらら 1. nakedness; nudity; 2. frankness
せきり dysentery
せきりきん dysentery bacillus
あかたてはちょう red admiral (butterfly)
せきりん red phosphorus
あかしょうびん large reddish brown Asian kingfisher
蜻蛉 あかとんぼ red dragonfly