Japanese Traditional Colors – Green

GREEN

Most of the greenish colors were generated by vegetation, and their names were also derived from vegetation as well as birds.

*An example of coordination of kimono is here.

Typical greenish colors and their Japanese name

  aodakeiro
  tokiwairo
  midori
  anryokushoku
  aotakeiro
  aomidori
  usumidori
  wakamidori
  hiwairo
  byakuroku
  kokeiro
  uguisuiro
  moegi
  aburairo
  uguisuiro
  kokuboushoku
  urayanagi / urahayanagi
  kariyasu
  kimidori
  wakakusairo
  miruiro
  rokushou
  seiheki
  nandocha
  kawairo
  tokusairo
  aimirucha
  tetsuiro
  hukamidori
  rikyuuiro
  namakabeiro
  matsubairo
  tonocha
  yamaaizuri
  seijiiro / hisoku
  chigusairo
  mizuasagi
  yamabatoiro
  wakatakeiro
  kikujin
  kusairo
  uguisucha
  hiwamoegi
  macchairo
  hiwacha
  yanagizome / yanagiiro
  usumoegi / naeiro
  naeiro
  asamidori
  wakabairo
  urabayanagi
  usuao
  sabiseiji
  yanaginezumi / mamegaracha
  omeischa
  oitakeiro
  aoni
  yanagisusutake
  onandocha
  biroudo
  mushiao
  sensaimidori
  sabitesuonando
  omeshicha
  kourainando
  negishiiro
  haimidori