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10 Color Names in French With English Meanings

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On this page you can find information on the names of different colors in French.

On this page you can find information on the names of different colors in French.

The colors make life cheerful. Different colors mean different things to us, and it's important to understand their nomenclature in whatever language you speak. In this article, we will discuss the names of 10 different colors in the French language. The French names of the colors have also been provided alongside their English meanings to help English readers learn them easily.

10 color names in French with English meanings

#Color Name in EnglishColor Name in French

1

White

Blanc

2

Black

Noir

3

Green

Vert

4

Brown

Marron

5

Red

Rouge

6

Yellow

Jaune

7

Blue

Bleu

8

Orange

Orange

9

Purple

Voilet

10

Pink

Rose

The word color translates to "couleur" in French.

White

The French name for the white color is blanc.

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Pronunciation of the word "White" in French!!!

Black

The word "black" translates to noir in French.

Pronunciation of the word "Black" in French!!!

Green

The French name for the green color is vert.

Pronunciation of the word "Green" in French!!!

Brown

The name for the brown color in French is marron.

Pronunciation of the word "Brown" in French!!!

Red

The word for the red color in French is rouge.

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Yellow

The yellow color is called jaune in French.

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Blue

The French name for blue color is bleu.

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Orange

The orange color is called orange in French.

Pronunciation of the word "Orange" in French!!!

Purple

The French name for the purple color is voilet.

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Pink

The pink color is called rose in French.

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It's the quiz time now

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. What is the French name for the white color?
    • Blanc
    • Noir
  2. What would you call the green in French language?
    • Vert
    • Jaune
  3. What is the pink color called in French language?
    • Voilet
    • Rose
  4. The French name for the brown color is...............
    • Marron
    • Voilet
  5. The French name for the orange color is orange.
    • True
    • False

Answer Key

  1. Blanc
  2. Vert
  3. Rose
  4. Marron
  5. True

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