Colour words in Hebrew

Words for colours in Hebrew with notes on their etymology, usage and symbolic connotations.


black - (shakhor) שחור black

  • Comes from the root SH-KH-R, which means "dawn" (when the sky is black)

white white
white


red red


yellow yellow


blue blue


green green


brown brown


pink pink


orange orange


grey grey


purple purple


beige beige


silver silver


gold gold

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