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10 Words for Colors in Punjabi and English

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 Punjabi language.

The Punjabi language is usually written in Gurumukhi script, but the names of different colors in Punjabi have also been provided in the Roman script in this article for the ease of understanding of English readers.

Colors Name in Punjabi and English

#Color Name in EnglishColor Name in Punjabi (Roman Letters)Color Name in Punjabi (Gurumukhi Script)

1

White

Safed

ਸਫੈਦ

2

Black

Kala

ਕਾਲਾ

3

Green

Haraa

ਹਰਾ

4

Brown

Bhoora

ਭੂਰਾ

5

Red

Laal

ਲਾਲ

6

Yellow

Peela

ਪੀਲਾ

7

Blue

Neela

ਨੀਲਾ

8

Orange

Santree

ਸੰਤਰੀ

9

Purple

Jaamni

ਜਾਮਣੀ

10

Pink

Gulabi

ਗੁਲਾਬੀ

1. White

The Punjabi name for "white" is safed. It is written as ਸਫੇੇੇੇੈਦ in Punjabi.

White|Safed|ਸਫੈਦ

White|Safed|ਸਫੈਦ

2. Black

The word "black" means kala in Punjabi. It is written as ਕਾਲਾ in Punjabi.

Black|Kala|ਕਾਲਾ

Black|Kala|ਕਾਲਾ

3. Green

The Punjabi name for the color green is haraa. It is written as ਹਰਾ in Punjabi.

Green|Haraa|ਹਰਾ

Green|Haraa|ਹਰਾ

4. Brown

The name for the color brown in Punjabi is bhoora. It is written as ਭੂਰਾ in Punjabi.

Brown|Bhoora|ਭੂਰਾ

Brown|Bhoora|ਭੂਰਾ

5. Red

The name for the color red in Punjabi is laal. It is written as ਲਾਲ in Punjabi.

Red|Laal|ਲਾਲ

Red|Laal|ਲਾਲ

6. Yellow

The color yellow is called peela in Punjabi. It is written as ਪੀਲਾ in Punjabi.

Yellow|Peela|ਪੀਲਾ

Yellow|Peela|ਪੀਲਾ

7. Blue

The Punjabi name for "blue" is neela. It is written as ਨੀਲਾ in Punjabi.

Blue|Neela|ਨੀਲਾ

Blue|Neela|ਨੀਲਾ

8. Orange

The color orange means santree in Punjabi. It is written as ਸੰਤਰੀ in Punjabi.

Orange|Santree|ਸੰਤਰੀ

Orange|Santree|ਸੰਤਰੀ

9. Purple

The Punjabi name for the color purple is jaamni. It is written as ਜਾਮਣੀ in Punjabi.

Purple|Jaamni|ਜਾਮਣੀ

Purple|Jaamni|ਜਾਮਣੀ

10. Pink

The color pink is called gulabi in Punjabi. It is written as ਗੁਲਾਬੀ in Punjabi.

Pink|Gulabi|ਗੁਲਾਬੀ

Pink|Gulabi|ਗੁਲਾਬੀ

It's quiz time now!

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

  1. What is the name for blue color in Punjabi?
    • Haraa
    • Neela
    • Peela
  2. What would you call the black color in Punjabi?
    • Safed
    • Santree
    • Kala
  3. The pink is called gulabi in Punjabi.
    • True
    • False
  4. The Punjabi name for the purple color is laal
    • True
    • False
  5. The brown color means ................ in Punjabi.(fill in the blanks)
    • Bhoora
    • Jaamni

Answer Key

  1. Neela
  2. Kala
  3. True
  4. False
  5. Bhoora

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