Words for colours in Italian with notes and colour-related expressions.
nero - black (cloud, hair, skin), mournful, painful, sad, evil, wicked
buio - black (night)
bianco - white, clean, blank
rosso - red, flushed, red-haired
giallo - yellow, crime, detective, yolk
verde - green, unleaded, unripe
marrone - brown; castano (eyes); bruno (hair)
rosa - pink, gay, left-wing
arancione - orange
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