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赤, 紅, 朱, あか

  • aka


noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • red
  • crimson
  • scarlet


  • red-containing colour (e.g. brown, pink, orange)


  • Red (i.e. communist)


  • red light


  • red ink (i.e. in finance or proof-reading)
  • (in) the red


nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no', noun, used as a prefix

  • complete
  • total
  • perfect
  • obvious

Examples of 赤,紅,朱,あか in a Sentence

It's only the anti-war pinkos who say things like Saddam isn't a threat.
Don't cross the road while the signal is red.
The traffic light changed to red.
Alex seemed to learn nouns such as "paper," "key" and "cork," and color names such as "red," "green" and "yellow."
The card you drew was a red, wasn't it?
I noticed the sale prices were written in red ink.
Red circles on the map mark schools.
In the fall, when the days grew shorter and the nights colder, she watched the first frost turn the leaves to bright yellow and orange and red.
Steak is often accompanied by red wine.
A red and spotted white towel, please.

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