Aka

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The common Japanese word aka, pronounced "AH-kah", is the noun for the word "red", or "crimson". The Japanese conception of color is a dynamic one, and red is particularly important.

Japanese Characters

aka ()

Example

Ani wa mae kara hoshigatteita akai kuruma o katta.
兄は前から欲しがっていた赤い車を買った。

Translation: My brother bought a red car that he always wanted.