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How many colours can you name in Sanskrit?

Learning Sanskrit? Lets see how many colours we can name in Sanskrit!

Names of colors in Sanskrit

 

White śvetavarṇaḥ श्वेतवर्णः 

Eg: swan 🦢 haṃsaḥ हंसः 

 

Yellow pītavarṇaḥ पीतवर्णः 

Eg: turmeric 🟨 haridrā हरिद्रा 

 

Blue nīlavarṇaḥ  नीलवर्णः

Eg: sky 🟦 ākāśaḥ आकाशः 

 

Red śoṇavarṇaḥ शोणवर्णः 

Eg: blood 🟥 raktam रक्तम् 

 

Pink pāṭalavarṇaḥ पाटलवर्णः 

Eg: lotus 🌷 padmam  पद्मम् 

 

Green haritavarṇaḥ हरितवर्णः 

Eg: parrot gg śukaḥ  शुकः 


Black kālavarṇaḥ कालवर्णः  

Eg bear ​⬛  bhallūkaḥ  भल्लूकः 

 

Grey dhūmravarṇaḥ धूम्रवर्णः 

Eg: smoke .... dhūmraḥ धूम्रः 


Orange nāraṅgavarṇaḥ नारङ्गवर्णः

Eg: orange 🍊 nāraṅgam नारङ्गम् 


Brown dhūsaravarṇaḥ धूसरवर्णः 

Eg: dust 🟫 dhūliḥ धूलिः 


Purple jambuvarṇaḥ जम्बुवर्णः

Eg: plum (jamun) 🟪 - jambuphalam जम्बुफलम् 

 #LearnSamskritam #aurosamskritam Did we miss any colours? Let us know in comments below!

 

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