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purple; violet; amethyst; Lithospermum erythrorhizon (flowering plant whose root provides red purple dye); Japanese: murasaki

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radical
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阿尔泰紫菀 阿爾泰紫菀 a1 er3 tai4 zi3 wan3
flower or herb of Heteropappus altaicus (used in TCM); Flos seu Herba Heteropappi altaici

白苋紫茄 白莧紫茄 bai2 xian4 zi3 qie2
white amaranth, purple eggplant (idiom); common foodstuff, unpretentious lifestyle

姹紫嫣红 奼紫嫣紅 cha4 zi3 yan1 hong2
fig. beautiful purples and brilliant reds (idiom); lit. beautiful flowers

大红大紫 大紅大紫 da4 hong2 da4 zi3
to hit the big time

大紫荆勋章 大紫荊勳章 da4 zi3 jing1 xun1 zhang1
Great Bauhinia Medal (GBM), Hong Kong's highest honor

大紫胸鹦鹉 大紫胸鸚鵡 da4 zi3 xiong1 ying1 wu3
(bird species of China) Lord Derby's parakeet (Psittacula derbiana)

淡紫䴓 淡紫鳾 dan4 zi3 shi1
(bird species of China) yellow-billed nuthatch (Sitta solangiae)

红橙黄绿蓝靛紫 紅橙黃綠藍靛紫 hong2 cheng2 huang2 lv4 lan2 dian4 zi3
red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet; Colors of the rainbow

胡紫微 胡紫微 hu2 zi3 wei1
Hu Ziwei (1970-), PRC lady TV presenter

胡紫薇 胡紫薇 hu2 zi3 wei1
Hu Ziwei (1970-), PRC lady TV presenter

甲紫 甲紫 jia3 zi3
gentian violet

绛紫 絳紫 jiang4 zi3
dark reddish purple

酱紫 醬紫 jiang4 zi3
dark reddish purple; Internet slang abbr. for 這樣子|这样子

龙胆紫 龍膽紫 long2 dan3 zi3
gentian violet C25H30ClN3; crystal violet

葡萄紫 葡萄紫 pu2 tao5 zi3
grayish purple color

茜紫 茜紫 qian4 zi3
sage (herb)

青紫 青紫 qing1 zi3
purple

三色紫罗兰 三色紫羅蘭 san1 se4 zi3 luo2 lan2
pansy

台湾紫啸鸫 臺灣紫嘯鶇 tai2 wan1 zi3 xiao4 dong1
(bird species of China) Taiwan whistling thrush (Myophonus insularis)

万紫千红 萬紫千紅 wan4 zi3 qian1 hong2
thousands of purples and reds (idiom); a blaze of color; fig. a profusion of flourishing trades

洋紫荆 洋紫荊 yang2 zi3 jing1
Hong Kong orchid (Bauhinia blakeana)

洋紫苏 洋紫蘇 yang2 zi3 su1
sage (herb)

腰金衣紫 腰金衣紫 yao1 jin1 yi1 zi3
golden seal at the waist, purple gown (idiom); in official position

赵紫阳 趙紫陽 zhao4 zi3 yang2
Zhao Ziyang (1919-2005), PRC reforming politician, general secretary of Chinese Communist Party 1987-1989, held under house arrest from 1989 to his death, and non-person since then

紫斑 紫斑 zi3 ban1
bruise

紫背椋鸟 紫背椋鳥 zi3 bei4 liang2 niao3
(bird species of China) chestnut-cheeked starling (Agropsar philippensis)

紫背苇鳽 紫背葦鳽 zi3 bei4 wei3 yan2
(bird species of China) von Schrenck's bittern (Ixobrychus eurhythmus)

紫菜 紫菜 zi3 cai4
flavored roasted seaweed; generic term for edible seaweed; Japanese: nori

紫菜包饭 紫菜包飯 zi3 cai4 bao1 fan4
gimbap (Korean rice roll similar in appearance to sushi); kimbap

紫菜属 紫菜屬 zi3 cai4 shu3
Porphyra (genus of edible seaweed)

紫菜苔 紫菜苔 zi3 cai4 tai2
purple cabbage; Brassica campestris var. purpurea

紫草 紫草 zi3 cao3
red root gromwell (Lithospermum erythrorhizon); flowering plant whose roots provide purple dye; arnebia (plant genus in family Boraginaceae)

紫草科 紫草科 zi3 cao3 ke1
Boraginaceae (family of flowers and bushes)

紫翅椋鸟 紫翅椋鳥 zi3 chi4 liang2 niao3
(bird species of China) common starling (Sturnus vulgaris)

紫貂 紫貂 zi3 diao1
sable (Martes zibellina)

紫丁香 紫丁香 zi3 ding1 xiang1
lilac

紫甘蓝 紫甘藍 zi3 gan1 lan2
red cabbage; purple cabbage

紫红色 紫紅色 zi3 hong2 se4
red-purple; mauve; prune (color); claret

紫花地丁 紫花地丁 zi3 hua1 di4 ding1
Chinese violet (Viola mandsurica)

紫颊直嘴太阳鸟 紫頰直嘴太陽鳥 zi3 jia2 zhi2 zui3 tai4 yang2 niao3
(bird species of China) ruby-cheeked sunbird (Chalcoparia singalensis)

紫金 紫金 zi3 jin1
Zijin county in Heyuan 河源, Guangdong

紫金鹃 紫金鵑 zi3 jin1 juan1
(bird species of China) violet cuckoo (Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus)

紫金牛 紫金牛 zi3 jin1 niu2
Japanese ardisia (Ardisia japonica)

紫金山 紫金山 zi3 jin1 shan1
Purple Mountain in suburbs of Nanjing, with Ming tombs and Sun Yat-sen's mausoleum

紫金山天文台 紫金山天文台 zi3 jin1 shan1 tian1 wen2 tai2
Purple Mountain Observatory

紫金县 紫金縣 zi3 jin1 xian4
Zijin county in Heyuan 河源, Guangdong

紫禁城 紫禁城 zi3 jin4 cheng2
the Forbidden City; the Imperial Palace in Beijing; same as 故宮|故宫

紫晶 紫晶 zi3 jing1
amethyst (purple crystalline silicon dioxide)

紫荆 紫荊 zi3 jing1
Chinese redbud (Cercis chinensis)

紫宽嘴鸫 紫寬嘴鶇 zi3 kuan1 zui3 dong1
(bird species of China) purple cochoa (Cochoa purpurea)

紫林鸽 紫林鴿 zi3 lin2 ge1
(bird species of China) pale-capped pigeon (Columba punicea)

紫罗兰 紫羅蘭 zi3 luo2 lan2
violet (botany)

紫罗兰色 紫羅蘭色 zi3 luo2 lan2 se4
violet (color)

紫袍 紫袍 zi3 pao2
purple qipao gown, the sign of an official position

紫坪铺 紫坪鋪 zi3 ping2 pu1
Zipingpu reservoir, Sichuan

紫坪铺大坝 紫坪鋪大壩 zi3 ping2 pu1 da4 ba4
Zipingpu reservoir, Sichuan

紫坪铺水库 紫坪鋪水庫 zi3 ping2 pu1 shui3 ku4
Zipingpu reservoir, Sichuan

紫气 紫氣 zi3 qi4
purple cloud (auspicious portent in astrology)

紫色 紫色 zi3 se4
purple; violet (color)

紫色花蜜鸟 紫色花蜜鳥 zi3 se4 hua1 mi4 niao3
(bird species of China) purple sunbird (Cinnyris asiaticus)

紫杉 紫杉 zi3 shan1
Japanese yew (taxus cuspidata)

紫杉醇 紫杉醇 zi3 shan1 chun2
Taxol (a.k.a. Paclitaxel), mitotic inhibitor used in cancer chemotherapy

紫石英 紫石英 zi3 shi2 ying1
amethyst

紫石英号 紫石英號 zi3 shi2 ying1 hao4
HMS Amethyst, Royal Navy corvette involved in a 1949 gunfight with the PLA on the Changjiang

紫式部 紫式部 zi3 shi4 bu4
Murasaki Shikibu (born c. 973), Japanese writer, author of "The Tale of Genji"

紫寿带 紫壽帶 zi3 shou4 dai4
(bird species of China) Japanese paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone atrocaudata)

紫水鸡 紫水雞 zi3 shui3 ji1
(bird species of China) purple swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)

紫水晶 紫水晶 zi3 shui3 jing1
amethyst

紫苏 紫蘇 zi3 su1
beefsteak plant; shiso; Perilla frutescens

紫苏属 紫蘇屬 zi3 su1 shu3
genus Perilla (includes basil and mints)

紫檀 紫檀 zi3 tan2
red sandalwood

紫藤 紫藤 zi3 teng2
wisteria

紫铜 紫銅 zi3 tong2
copper (pure copper, as opposed to alloy)

紫外 紫外 zi3 wai4
ultraviolet (ray)

紫外光 紫外光 zi3 wai4 guang1
ultraviolet light

紫外射线 紫外射線 zi3 wai4 she4 xian4
ultraviolet ray

紫外线 紫外線 zi3 wai4 xian4
ultraviolet ray

紫外线光 紫外線光 zi3 wai4 xian4 guang1
ultraviolet light

紫薇 紫薇 zi3 wei1
crape myrtle

紫微斗数 紫微斗數 zi3 wei1 dou3 shu4
Zi Wei Dou Shu, a form of Chinese fortune-telling

紫微宫 紫微宮 zi3 wei1 gong1
palace of Jade emperor (in Taoism)

紫啸鸫 紫嘯鶇 zi3 xiao4 dong1
(bird species of China) blue whistling thrush (Myophonus caeruleus)

紫阳 紫陽 zi3 yang2
Ziyang County in Ankang 安康, Shaanxi

紫阳县 紫陽縣 zi3 yang2 xian4
Ziyang County in Ankang 安康, Shaanxi

紫云 紫雲 zi3 yun2
Ziyun Hmong and Buyei autonomous county in Anshun 安順|安顺, Guizhou

紫云苗族布依族自治县 紫云苗族布依族自治縣 zi3 yun2 miao2 zu2 bu4 yi1 zu2 zi4 zhi4 xian4
Ziyun Hmong and Buyei autonomous county in Anshun 安順|安顺, Guizhou

紫胀 紫脹 zi3 zhang4
to get red and swollen

紫芝眉宇 紫芝眉宇 zi3 zhi1 mei2 yu3
your appearance (honorific)

紫质症 紫質症 zi3 zhi4 zheng4
porphyria (medicine)

紫竹 紫竹 zi3 zhu2
black bamboo (Phyllostachys nigra)

紫锥花 紫錐花 zi3 zhui1 hua1
coneflower genus (Echinacea)