Don't know if it should be read as まいろ, まあいろ, あさいろ or in some other way. Couldn't find it in any dictionary.

Context: screenshot

  • Out of interest, what game is that? (I'm fond of old games.)
    – oals
    Apr 13, 2015 at 19:31
  • 1
    It's 雫 by Leaf, original PC-98 edition.
    – mio
    Apr 13, 2015 at 19:36
  • It's just a trivia but 雫 was written by 高橋龍也 in 1996. His latest work in 2015 is アイドルマスター シンデレラガールズ.
    – marasai
    Apr 14, 2015 at 11:48

2 Answers 2


It's read like a regular compound word, あさいろ

Here's a passage from Aozora Bunko with furigana:

  • 灰 (はい)

    灰色 (はいいろ)

  • 茶 (ちゃ)

    茶色 (ちゃいろ)

  • 黄 (き)

    黄色 (きいろ)

  • 銀 (ぎん)

    銀色 (ぎんいろ)

I'm not 100% sure, but the trend seems to be attaching いろ directly to the standalone word. Going from this, I would assume that 麻色 is read as あさいろ.

Apologies for not being able to provide a confident answer.

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