Colour words in Marathi

Words for colours in Marathi and some colour-related expressions.


black काळा (kāḷā), कृष्ण (kr̥aṣṇa) - black, dark


white पांढऱा (pāndhara) - white


red लाल (lāla) - red


yellow पिवळा (pivaḷā) - yellow


green हिरवा (hiravā) - green


blue निळा (niḷā) - blue

Shades of blue

  • आकाशी (ākāśā) - sky blue

brown तपकिरी (tapakirī) = brown


pink गुलाबी (gulābī) - pink


orange कॆशरी (kessri) - orange


grey राखाडी (rākhāḍī) - grey


purple जांभळा (jāmbhaḷā) - purple


silver चंदेरी (caṅderī) - silver


Other colours

  • सोन॓री (sīnerī) - gold
  • भगवा केशरी (bhagavā kesharī) - saffron
  • हस्तिदंती (hastidaṅtī) - ivory
  • जांभळा (jāṅbhalā) - violet
  • पारवा (pāravā) - indigo

Links

Information about Marathi colours
https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Marathi/Common_Colours
http://learn-marathi-from-hindi-kaushiklele.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/list-of-name-of-colours-in-marathi.html
https://www.2indya.com/2015/08/11/rainbow-color-names-in-marathi/

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