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List of colors in Korean

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Some color words come in a verb form with . Notice how the adjective form uses and the word ("color"):

The following colour words don't have the unique "~(ㅎ)다" form as the previous ones. You can just put "~이다" at the end like "갈색이다."

  • brown -- 갈색 , 다색 , 밤색
  • pink -- 분홍색 , 석죽색
  • orange -- 주황색
  • green -- 초록색 , 녹색
  • purple -- 보라색
  • indigo -- 남색
  • silver -- 은색
  • gold -- 금색
  • maroon -- 자주색
  • chartreuse -- 연두색
  • crimson -- 다홍색
  • blue-green -- 청록색
  • gray -- 회색
  • ocher -- 황토색
  • light blue -- 하늘색
  • peach -- 살색

Related adjectives=

  • light -- 밝은, 옅은, 연한
  • dark, deep -- 어두운, 짙은, 진한

Example usage

  • a metallic silver necktie -- 메탈릭 실버 넥타이
  • a dark blue shirt -- 남색 셔츠
  • blue jeans -- 청바지
  • The Scarlet Letter -- 주홍글씨
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