noun, takes genitive case の

  1. purple, violet.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
紫色 むらさきいろ
しょ
紫色 ししょく

Contained Kanji Breakdown

purple, violet
むらさき シ さい (7th, N1)
this, current, next
シ この これ (Kentei Pre-1)
stop, halt
と.まる シ どめ (2nd, N4)
divining, fortune-telling, divination or katakana to radical (no. 25)
ボク うらない うらな.う (Kentei Pre-1)
spoon, spoon or katakana hi radical (no. 21)
ヒ さじ (Kentei 1)
thread
いと シ (1st, N2)
short thread radical (no. 52)
ヨウ ちいさい (Kentei 1)
little, small
ショウ こ- ちい.さい (1st, N5)
feathered stick, barb radical (no. 6)
ケツ かぎ (Kentei 1)
eight, eight radical (no. 12)
ハチ や はっ (1st, N5)
color
いろ ショク シキ (2nd, N4)
knife, wrapping enclosure(勹) variant
comma-design
ともえ ハ うずまき (Kentei Pre-1, N1)
sign of the snake or serpent, 9-11AM, sixth sign of Chinese zodiac
み シ (Kentei Pre-1, N1)
self
コ おのれ キ (6th, N1)