20+ Colors In Urdu – Excellent Guide With Examples

January 4, 2022

Are you familiar with the pronunciation of the different "rang" or colors in Urdu? Learning colors is the best way to expand your vocabulary quickly.

The world is full of beautiful colors - رنگ (rang). However, the Northern areas of Pakistan are particularly beautiful and cherishable. There is the beauty of the dark blue - گہرا نیلا (gehra Neela) sky and yellow-orange - پیلا نارنجی (peela narangi) flowers on the hilltops.

Just your weekly reminder: A lesson on Ling App will help you learn the name of all the amazing colors in Urdu.

 

Basic Colors In Urdu Common Vocabulary

Common colors like red (surkh), green (sabz), and yellow (peela) are bright and have significant meanings. For example, red - سرخ (surkh) symbolizes love and affection. In many countries like Pakistan, India, and Nepal, brides wear a red Sari to symbolize love and good fortune.

Likewise, green - سبز (sabz) symbolizes the freshness of nature. Furthermore, yellow (پیلا ) (peela) is the color of happiness and energy. The color white - سفید (safed) is associated with cleanliness, purity, and security. However, white is the color of funerals and grief. In certain civilizations, white is the color of holy figures or the monarchy.

The absence or full absorption of visible light produces the darkest color, black - سیاہ (siah). Death, formality, evil, and violence are all associated with black. To learn some common Urdu color names, look at the table below.

EnglishPronunciationColors In Urdu
RedSurkhسرخ
BlueNeelaنیلا
GreenSabzسبز
YellowPeelaپیلا
PinkGulabiگلابی
OrangeNarangiنارنجی
BrownBhuraبھورا
BlackSiahسیاہ
GreySurmaiسرمئی

 

Names Of Other Unique Colors In Urdu

Other unique colors include Apple green - سیب سبز (saib sabz), Apple red - سیب سرخ (saib surkh) and Peach - آڑو (aroo).

Learn a variety of additional shades that will help you explain the colors you observe while visiting historical places or places of outstanding natural beauty.

EnglishPronunciationColors In Urdu
ColorRangرنگ
AzureNeelaنیلا
Sky blueAsmani rangآسمانی رنگ
BurgundyGurgandyبرگنڈی
VioletBanafshiبنفشی
CoralMarjanمرجان
PeachArooآڑو
IndigoIndigoانڈگو
Bluish greenNeely sbzنیلے سبز
PurpleJamniجامنی
Light greenHalka sabzہلکا سبز

 

Some Common Urdu Vocabulary Related To Colors

People use other terms with bold, brilliant, vibrant, and pale colors. For example, you can say, "The color of this shirt is pale yellow" as “is qamees ka rang halka peela h.” It is written as “اس قمیض کا رنگ ہلکا پیلا ہے in Urdu۔”

As you know, color is produced when the spectrum of light interacts with the spectral sensitivities of the light receptors in the eye. Light, reflection, absorption, and emission of color occur when light falls on the object from different angles.

These colors then appear dim, vivid, or bright. Let's look at some of the typical Urdu names and terminology we use when discussing various colors.

EnglishPronunciationColors In Urdu
colorlessBe rangبے رنگ
colorfulRangeenرنگین
brilliantShandarشاندار
boldBoldبولڈ
vividWashdوشد
vibrantMutaharikمتحرک
dimMadhmمدھم
rusticDihatiدہاتی
palePeelaپیلا
neutralGhair janabdarغیر جانبدار
tintedRanga huaرنگا ہوا
translucentPaar bassiپارباسی
monotoneYak rangیک رنگ
monochromaticYak rangiیک رنگی
fadedChamak kmچمک کم

 

Color Related Facts

Colors In Urdu

Now that we've studied some colors in Urdu we can present you with some general color facts. Perhaps the most fascinating is that men and women see colors differently. For genetic reasons, the red-orange spectrum is viewed differently depending on your gender.

Worldwide, the most popular color is blue - نیلا (neela). Interestingly, the second most popular is purple - جامنی (jamni). Historically, purple was an extremely powerful color. It was the color worn by the Roman emperor-- a trend started by the most powerful Roman emperor of all time Julius Caesar.

If you're still reading this list, but you find yourself inexplicably nervous, perhaps you suffer from chromophobia or phobia of color.

The most famous example of color being used to evoke an emotion is the red flag waved at a bull. In Western culture, red, (as well as being related to love) has also been associated with anger and violence as in the English expression to 'see red' just before you lose your temper. In fact, bulls are largely colorblind so it isn't the red that gets them agitated, but the motion of the flag itself.

 

Learn Urdu With The Ling App 

You might want to learn Urdu in-depth after successfully understanding different colors in Urdu. For learning a new language, Simya Solutions offers Ling, a language learning app. It is a fantastic language study tool that will help you gain a thorough understanding of Urdu words, phrases, and terminology.

Learn using various innovative tools such as chatbots, quizzes, mini-games, and more. With Ling App, beginners can easily speak the Urdu language with little practice. Moreover, people from native English backgrounds can talk in Urdu after taking a few lessons on the Ling website. Note that you can also comment below to ask for the Urdu translation of anything.

So, open your browser, download the Ling App, and enjoy learning. You can also learn more about the language by reading blogs on "Cheers in Urdu" and "Greetings in Urdu." Visit the Ling App page or download the app today to start learning a new language in a fun and engaging way!

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