Definition of 紫

  • purple
  • violet


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • むらさき

Popular Words With This Kanji

紫, むらさき

purple, violet, Lithospermum erythrorhizon (species of gromwell), type of soy sauce

紫外線, しがいせん

ultra-violet rays

紫色, むらさきいろ


紫陽花, あじさい, アジサイ

hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla)

紫綬褒章, しじゅほうしょう

Medal with Purple Ribbon

紫苑, しおん

Tartarian aster (Aster tataricus)

紫紺, しこん

bluish purple

薄紫, うすむらさき

light purple

紫煙, しえん

purple smoke, tobacco smoke

大紫, おおむらさき, オオムラサキ

giant purple butterfly (species of nymphalid butterfly, Sasakia charonda), Rhododendron oomurasaki (species of purple azalea)

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