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Color Names in German With English Translations

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

This article will provide the names of various colors in the German language.

This article will provide the names of various colors in the German language.

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 German language.

The German names of the colors have been provided alongside their English meanings to help English readers learn them.

Color names in German and English

Color Name in EnglishColor Name in German

White

Weib

Black

Schwarz

Green

Grun

Brown

Braun

Red

Rot

Yellow

Gelb

Blue

Blau

Orange

Orange

Purple

Lila

Pink

Rosa

The word "color" translates to "farbe" in German.

White

The German name for the word "white" is weib.

Black

The name for the word "black" in the German language is schwarz.

Green

The word "green" translates to grun in the German language.

Brown

The German name for the word "brown" is braun.

Red

The color "red" translates to rot in the German language.

Yellow

The German word for the color yellow is gelb.

Blue

The name for the word "blue" in the German language is blau.

Orange

The word "orange" is referred to as orange in the German language.

Purple

The name for the word "purple" in the German language is lila.

Pink

The word "pink" translates to rosa in the German language.

It's quiz time now!

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

  1. What is the name for black in the German language?
    • Schwarz
    • Weib
  2. What would you call the yellow color in the German language?
    • Gelb
    • Blau
  3. What is the name for the word pink in the German language?
    • Lila
    • Rosa
  4. What is the German name for the word red?
    • Rot
    • Braun
  5. What does the word green translate to in the German language?
    • Orange
    • Grun

Answer Key

  1. Schwarz
  2. Gelb
  3. Rosa
  4. Rot
  5. Grun

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