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25+ Colors In Nepali With Meanings - Best Guide

May 5, 2022

Learning how to say the name of colors in Nepali will help you build a strong foundation for learning the Nepali language. Further, it will also make it easy for you to understand adjectives in Nepali.

The world is beautiful (Sundara – सुन्दर), colorful (raṅgīna – रंगीन), and offer us many different colors (raṅgaharu – रंगहरु). The human eyes can identify at least 2000 different shades and tones of different colors.

In Nepal, the chances are that you will want to talk about and cherish the colors of the blue sky (Nīlō a̔ākāśa - नीलो अाकाश) or the white snow (sētō hi'um̐ - सेतो हिउँ) on tall mountains. In this lesson on the Ling app, you will learn the names of common and rare colors in Nepali.

 

Name Of Colors In Nepali With Its Meaning

Today we are going to learn colors in Nepali with their pronunciation and description in English. Check them out;

Red (रातो - Rato)

Red is the color present at the end of the visible light spectrum, with orange and contrasting purple. In the RGB color model and CMYK color model, it is also a primary color and complementary color of cyan.

The red color symbolizes warmth,  love, desire, desire, sexuality, longing,  sensitivity, joy, romance, strength, leadership, courage, strength, anger, malice, anger, tension, willpower, action, passion, anger, rage,  and determination.

Brides wear red saris in Nepal and India, and the red kimono is a symbol of good fortune and happiness in Japan.

Green (हरियो - Hariyo)

The green color comes between yellow and blue in the visible spectrum. Therefore, it combines blue and yellow or cyan and yellow in subtractive color systems used in color printing and dyeing.

Green is the color of earth and nature as the green color symbolizes harmony, freshness, growth, and fertility. Plus, green has solid emotional compatibility with security. For the human eye, it is the most healing color. Furthermore, dark green is usually linked with money.

In addition, money, finance, banking, ambition, and Wall Street are all associated with the color green. Dark green also has a common association with money. Mild, with a dominant wavelength of around 495–570 nm, define the color green.

Green is one of the additive primary colors, along with red and blue. When mixed in various combinations, it produces a wide range of colors within the RGB color model.

Yellow (पहेलो - Pahelo)

The color yellow symbolizes power, happiness, joyous feelings, intellect, and energy. Yellow produces a warming effect, promotes intellectual curiosity, and generates muscular energy. According to studies, if someone views yellow, he feels warm and excited.

This warm color helps to engage memory, promote communication, improve vision, and help develop communicative tenderness. Furthermore, in the visible light spectrum, you can see that yellow falls between orange color and green.

Additionally, use citrus yellow to draw attention to something. Governments make sure that buses, taxes, and vans are painted yellow.

Orange Color (सुन्तला रंग - Suntalā Raṅga)

Orange is the secondary color of pigments red and yellow. The human eye perceives this citrus color as warm, especially in the summer season. Moreover, orange is a color conducive to alertness, calmness, and other emotions

Brown Color (खैरो रंग - Khairō Raṅga)

Brown is a color made by combining black and orange in painting. The majority of people in Nepal have brown skin pigmentation. Moreover, the hair color in most eastern countries is brown and black.

White (सेतो - Seto)

Unlike black, White is achromatic color (without a hue variation) and the lightest color. White is associated with innocence, goodness, purity, virginity, and observes light. Angels are commonly depicted in white clothing and robes.

White color promotes cleanliness, purity, and safety. White is the color of funerals and mourning in Eastern countries. White is the color of religious figures or royalty in certain cultures.

In addition, it is considered the color of perfection, and in high-tech products, you can use white to show simplicity.

Black (कालो - Kalo)

Black is the darkest color that is the result of the absence or complete absorption of visible light. Black is a mysterious color linked to death, formality, evil and aggression, rebellion, authority, and refinement. Strength, power, mystery, elegance, authority, and black are needed for all other colors with varying hues and depths.

Black and White have been used regularly to describe opposites such as evil and good. However, black is a sophisticated color, and it symbolizes power, authority, and solemnity, and for this reason, it is used by magistrates and judges.

Blue Color (निलो रंग - Nilō Raṅga)

The color "blue" "नीलो" "Nīlō" is a sophisticated color that has an association with open spaces, freedom, and imagination. Blue also symbolizes depth, trust, loyalty, sincerity, and wisdom.

Among other colors, blue lies under the subtractive color systems. The eye perceives blue with a dominant wavelength of 450 nanometers on the spectrum. 

Crimson (सिम्रिक - Simrika)

Crimson is the symbol of red as the color of love and the color of energy. The crimson color is an image of aristocracy, royalty, and others of extreme social status.

The crimson is reddish magenta between pink and red. You can do this by combining a deep, vibrant red with a little bit of blue.

Purple (बैजनी - Baijanī)

Purple is a secondary color on the color wheel that is associated with royalty. It is a symbol of power, ambition, luxury, and nobility. It expresses wealth and generosity. In addition, purple is associated with knowledge, dignity, creativity, mystery, freedom, and magic.

Purple refers to a variety of colors with shades between blue and red. Purple is closely related to purple. Purple is one of the rare colors in nature. Some people consider this color artificial. However, you can use a bright purple color when promoting kid's products.

Pink (गुलाबी - Gulābī)

The color pink represents warmth, romance, passion, and charm. Pink is a sensitive color that means cute, sweet, pleasant, playful, charming, tender, and feminine. Hot pink is the standard color of love for oneself and others. Pink indicates harmony, friendship, affection, accessibility, and inner peace.

Bright pink is used to speak of joy, while light pink is used to express tenderness. Pink is a light shade of red. Further, pink is a reliable color for women and represents spices, sugar, and everything in between.

Silver Color (चाँदीको रंग - Cām̐dīkō Raṅga)

Silver symbolizes wealth, power, and success. Moreover, silver represents hope and exhibits strong psychic abilities.

Maroon Color (मरुन रंग - Maruna Raṅga)

Maroon has an association with warmth and relaxation. It stimulates creativity and passion among people with strong personalities. Thus, the maroon color also has a relation to strength and courage. 

 

Name Of Common Colors In Nepali

Colors In Nepali
EnglishPronunciationNepali
Golden color (prestigious color)Sunaulō raṅgaसुनौलो रंग
Silver (represents hope)cām̐dīkōचाँदीको
Maroon colorlāla raṅgaलाल रंग
citrus colorkhaṭṭē raṅgaखट्टे रंग
Gray color
or
grey color
khairō raṅgaखैरो रंग
Color orangeraṅga suntalāरंग सुन्तला
Brown colorkhairō raṅgaखैरो रंग
Blue colornīlō raṅgaनीलो रंग
multi-colorBahu raṅgaबहु रंग

 

Names Of Rare Colors In Nepali

Colors In Nepali
EnglishPronunciationNepali
Violet Baiṅganīबैंगनी
Cherry redCērī rātōचेरी रातो
Hot pinkTātō gulābīतातो गुलाबी
CrimsonKrimasanaक्रिमसन
Beige bējaबेज
Vermilion sindūraसिन्दूर
Saffron kēsaraकेसर
Indigoinḍigōइन्डिगो
Sky blueākāśē nīlōआकाशे नीलो
Light bluehalkā nilōहल्का निलो
Azurenīlāनीला
Bronzekānsyaकांस्य
GoldSunakōसुनको
Turquoisephirōjāफिरोजा
Dark greenGāḍhā hariyōगाढा हरियो
Off-whiteApha-sētōअफ-सेतो
Bright/darkujyālō/am̐dhyārōउज्यालो/ अँध्यारो

 

Common Phrases Using Color Names In Nepali 

When you know the names of colors, you can use them in daily conversations. For example, if you learn to say the color "red" in Nepali, you can use it while standing at the traffic signal. You can say, "The signal is red" The above phrase's Nepali translation is "Saṅkēta rātō cha" "संकेत रातो छ।."

Likewise, when the light turns green, you can also say "green." The word "green" in Nepali is "हरियो" "Hariyō." Another example of using color in the phrase is "It is a black sheep." In Nepali the above phrase is “Yō kālō bhēḍā hō” “यो कालो भेडा हो।.”

Some other phrases using color names in the sentences are below. 

English phrasesPronunciationNepali phrases
Greenlight is on.Grīnalā'iṭa ina.ग्रीनलाइट इन।
The signal is red.Saṅkēta rātō cha.संकेत रातो छ।
It is a grey area.Yō grē kṣētra hō.यो ग्रे क्षेत्र हो।
He was caught red- handed.Unī raṅgēhāta pakrā'u parē.उनी रंगेहात पक्राउ परे ।
The sky is blue.Ākāśa nilō cha.आकाश निलो छ।
It is a black sheep.Yō kālō bhēḍā hō.यो कालो भेडा हो।
The grass is green.Ghām̐sa hariyō cha.घाँस हरियो छ।

 

Start Speaking The Language Of Nepal

It is not difficult to remember the name of the colors in Nepali. Look around your room or color in people's dresses as you walk. Ask yourself to tell what color it is and answer the name of colors in Nepali in your mind. Practice for a few days, and you will remember most of the colors in Nepali.

Communication works wonders in winning people's hearts, so if you want to travel to Nepal, you need to learn the basics of the Nepali language. So whenever you try to communicate with Nepali people, you do not need to open your browser and Google for words.

Ling App by Simya Solution will help you with essential Nepali words and expressions based on different contexts. Also, if you are planning a trip to Nepal, be sure to start by learning Nepali greetings and talking to Latvia's locals to discover more.

For other questions about our app or language learning, you can check out the FAQ page on the Ling app blog.

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