25+ Colors In Nepali With Meanings - Best Guide

September 21, 2021

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 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. Furthermore, dark green is usually linked with money.

Yellow (पहेलो - Pahelo)

Yellow is a warm color and is associated with the mind, happiness, energy, and joyous feelings. Painted yellow produces joy, has a warming effect, generates muscular energy, and stimulates intellectual interest. Also, the color yellow is often associated with food.

Research shows that yellow promotes communication and can mean warmth, joy, expanded intellectual activity, and muscle energy.

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.

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 at 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.


Name Of Common Colors In Nepali

Colors In Nepali
Golden color (prestigious color)Sunaulō raṅgaसुनौलो रंग
Silver (represents hope)cām̐dīkōचाँदीको
Maroon colorlāla raṅgaलाल रंग
citrus colorkhaṭṭē raṅgaखट्टे रंग
Gray color
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
Violet Baiṅganīबैंगनी
Beige bējaबेज
Vermilion sindūraसिन्दूर
Saffron kēsaraकेसर
Sky blueākāśē nīlōआकाशे नीलो
Bright/ darkujyālō/ am̐dhyārōउज्यालो/ अँध्यारो


Start Speaking The Language Of Nepal

It is not difficult to remember the name of the colors in Nepali. Look around your room or colors 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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