So my question is very simple. I know that Akagami means red hair but isn't hair in japanese named "kami"? I want to understand why it is akagami instead of akakami. Hope this question doesn't sound stupid.

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    Your question will probably be closed as a duplicate, but please don't take that as any indication that you are wrong to ask this. It's a good question, and not stupid. :) The link naruto added above talks about this phenomenon. It's technically called 連濁 (rendaku), which refers to the way the first consonant in a word becomes voiced when the word is the second part of a compound. Happy learning! Apr 17, 2018 at 18:55


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