Learn JLPT N4 Kanji

Meaning of 赤

red

Onyomi

セキ、 シャク
seki, shaku

Kunyomi

あか(い)
aka(i)

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 セキ、 シャク / あか(い) 】

Meaning: red.

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How to write 赤 - stroke order:

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Stroke Count: 7

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese kana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

わたしのいちばんすきないろはあかです。
watashi no ichiban suki na iro wa aka desu.
My favorite color is red.
Example #2

しんごうがあかになった。
shingou ga aka ni natta.
The light turned red.
Example #3

かのじょは、かみをあかくそめました。
kanojo wa, kami wo akaku somemashita.
She dyed her hair red.
Example #4

あのあかちゃんはいつもないています。
ano akachan wa itsumo naiteimasu.
That baby is always crying.
Example #5

あなたはかおがまっかになっている。
anata wa kao ga makka ni natteiru.
Your face is turning bright red.
Example #6

かれはおこってかおをまっかにした。
kare wa okotte kao wo makka ni shita.
He was red with anger.
Example #7

せきどうはちきゅうをふたつのはんきゅうにわける。
Sekidou wa chikyuu wo futatsu no hankyuu ni wakeru.
The equator divides the globe into two hemispheres.

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