Kangxi Radical 139: 色 sè Color / Sex [mildly suggestive]

Kangxi Radical 139: 色 sè “color” / sex ☞


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Pīnyīn

~ sè ~ “color” radical (139)
aka: colour, Kangxi Radical Color
色 ~ sè ~ color, look, appearance, sex
色 ~ shǎi ~ color, dice

颜色 [顏色] ~ yánsè ~ color
彩色 ~ cǎisè ~ color, multi-colored
色相 ~ sèxiāng ~ coloration, sex, sex appeal
好色 ~ hàosè ~ to want sex
性交 ~ xìngjiāo ~ sexual intercourse


Bonus feature: Special Extended Stock Footage Porn slideshow. Because it makes me giggle.


五颜六色 [五顏六色] ~ wǔ yán liù sè ~ multi-colored
色情 ~ sèqíng ~ erotic, pornographic
[雲] ~ yú ~ cloud
~ yǔ ~ rain
[雲雨] ~ yúyǔ ~ lit. clouds and rain, sex (poetic euphemism)


Colors Series

  1. 赤 — red/naked
  2. 青 — green/blue
  3. 红 — red/bonus
  4. 玄 — black/profound
  5. 白 — white
  6. 黑 — black
  7. 黄 — yellow/pornographic
  8. 蓝 — blue
  9. 朱 — red/vermilion
  10. 色 — color/sex
  11. Gallery

For context:

Color in Chinese Culture (en.wikipedia)
Sexuality in China (en.wikipedia)


 

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