noun, takes genitive case の

  1. black and white, monochrome.


  1. good and evil, right and wrong, guilt and innocence.


Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
白黒 しろくろ

Contained Kanji Breakdown

しろ ハク しら- (1st, N5)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ ジツ (1st, N5)
くろ コク (2nd, N4)
ri, village, parent's home
さと リ さ (2nd)
rice field, rice paddy
た デン いなか (1st, N4)
soil, earth, ground
ド つち つく (1st, N5)
fire, fire radical (no. 86)
ヒョウ カ