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Color Names in French for English Readers

I live in India, and I speak Hindi, Punjabi and English very well. I like to learn other languages too.

Colors make life cheerful. Different colors have different meanings for us, and it's important to understand their nomenclature in any language you're speaking. In this article, we will discuss the names of 10 different colors in the French language.


#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

White

The French name for "white" is blanc.

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Black

The word "black" means noir in French.

Green

The French name for the color green is vert.

Brown

The name for the color brown in French is marron.

Red

The name for the color red in French is rouge.

Yellow

The color yellow is called jaune in French.

Blue

The French name for "blue" is bleu.

Orange

The color orange means orange in French.

Purple

The French name for the color purple is voilet.

Pink

The color pink is called gulabi in French.

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

Answer Key

  1. Blanc
  2. Vert
  3. Voilet
  4. Marron

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