Japanese Word Entry

彩り
Kana:いろどり
Romaji:irodori
Definitions:
  1. coloring, colouring, coloration, colouration

  2. color scheme, colour scheme, coordination (of colour)

  3. (touch of) colour, embellishment, brilliance, spice, glow, decoration, garnish

Alternative forms: 色どり 、 色取り

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Chinese characters used in this word

coloring, paint, makeup, hue, color, variegated colors
Readings
Mandarin: ㄘㄞˇ (cǎi)
Cantonese: coi2
Japanese: サイ (sai) / いろど.る (irodoru)、 いろどり (irodori)、 つや (tsuya)
Korean: 채 (chae)
Vietnamese: thải, thái
Variants
Semantic variant forms:

color, tint, hue, shade, form, body, beauty, desire for beauty
Readings
Mandarin: ㄙㄜˋ (sè), ㄕㄞˇ (shǎi)
Cantonese: sik1
Japanese: ショク (shoku)、 シキ (shiki) / いろ (iro)
Korean: 색 (saeg)
Vietnamese: sắc

take, fetch, take up, receive, obtain, select
Readings
Mandarin: ㄑㄩˇ (qǔ), ㄑㄩ (qū)
Cantonese: ceoi2
Japanese: シュ (shu) / と.る (toru)、 と.り (tori)、 と.り- (tori-)、 -ど.り (-dori)
Korean: 취 (chwi)
Vietnamese: thủ