Words with 冷

The character 冷 combines 冫 (relating to ice) and 令 (relating to commands). The command of ice results in: cold, which 冷 relates to.

There are a few distinct Japanese-based pronunciations for 冷. These include ひ (()やかす) and さ (()める).

When 冷 is used in compounds, it borrows its Chinese-based pronunciation from 令: レイ. This is seen in words such as 冷蔵庫(れいぞうこ) (refrigerator).

Examples of 冷 read as ひ

Is the Order a Rabbit? » Volume 1 » Page 6 (Right) » Panel 2

「いいか? あぁいう(きゃく)()やかし()にするなよ」

Rize tells herself to ignore the banter of the customers. The verb ()やかす refers to teasing and making fun of.

Examples of 冷 read as さ

Is the Order a Rabbit? » Volume 1 » Page 38 (Left) » Panel 3

「あっまだ(ねつ)()めてなかった!」

Rize realizes the temperature of her baked bread hadn’t cooled before she drew on it with chocolate.

Examples of (れい) Compounds

Is the Order a Rabbit? » Volume 1 » Page 36 (Right) » Panel 3

冷蔵庫(れいぞうこ)にいくらと(さけ)納豆(なっとう)とゴマ昆布(こんぶ)がありました」

Chino lists off ingredients she found in the refrigerator for filling her baked bread.