Japanese Word Entry

花紅柳綠

Simplified Japanese form: 花紅柳緑

Kana:かこうりゅうりょく
Romaji:kakouryuuryoku
Definition: red blossoms and green willows, beautiful scenery of spring, natural beauty, beauty of nature

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Chinese characters used in this word

flower, blossoms
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄨㄚ (huā)
Cantonese: faa1
Japanese: カ (ka)、 ケ (ke) / はな (hana)
Korean: 화 (hwa)
Vietnamese: hoa
Variants
Semantic variant forms:

crimson, deep red, red, vermillion, blush, flush
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄨㄥˊ (hóng), ㄍㄨㄥ (gōng), ㄐㄧㄤˋ (jiàng)
Cantonese: gung1, hung4
Japanese: コウ (kou)、 ク (ku) / べに (beni)、 くれない (kurenai)、 あか.い (akai)
Korean: 홍 (hong), 공 (gong)
Vietnamese: hồng
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

willow, willow tree, pleasure
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄧㄡˇ (liǔ)
Cantonese: lau5
Japanese: リュウ (ryuu) / やなぎ (yanagi)
Korean: 류 (ryu), 유 (yu)
Vietnamese: liễu
Variants
Semantic variant form:

green, chlorine
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄨˋ (lù), ㄌㄩˋ (lǜ)
Cantonese: luk6
Japanese: リョク (ryoku)、 ロク (roku) / みどり (midori)
Korean: 녹 (nog), 록 (rog)
Vietnamese: lục
Variants
Simplified Chinese form: 绿
Simplified Japanese form:
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