Definition of 藍

  • indigo


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ラン
  • あい

Popular Words With This Kanji

藍, あい


伽藍, がらん

temple, monastery

藍綬褒章, らんじゅほうしょう

Medal with Blue Ribbon

襤褸, 藍褸, ぼろ, らんる

rag, scrap, tattered clothes, fault (esp. in a pretense, pretence), defect, run-down or junky

藍色, あいいろ

indigo blue

出藍, しゅつらん

pupil excelling his master

七堂伽藍, しちどうがらん

complete seven-structured temple compound

出藍の誉れ, しゅつらんのほまれ

surpassing one's master

藍藻, らんそう

blue-green algae, cyanobacteria

藍染め, 藍染, あいぞめ

indigo dye

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