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Learn Japanese Color Words

If you are looking for a place to build on your basic Japanese vocabulary - especially when it comes to learning the Japanese colors, then you've come to the right place! Below is a list of several colors and their Japanese translations for you to look through. There are also some color related words and phrases as well with their English translations. Now everyone can learn the Japanese words for colors and start saying their colors in Japanese too with our Japanese to English colors dictionary!

Beyond the list of Japanese to English color words you'll also find a comment section where you can let us know you stopped by, plus some helpful Amazon learning resources that can teach you more about Japanese colors. There's also some links to some Japanese-themed articles, if you'd like to learn a little more about the country, its food, or its influence around the world.

At the bottom of the page you'll find our submit form where you are welcomed to send in any translations you happen to know. All languages are welcomed, not just Japanese, so feel free to submit whatever you'd like and we'll get it up on the site in a future update. Near the submit forms are our subscription buttons where you can follow us on Facebook or Twitter to learn of any updates we may make in the future.

Japanese to English Color Words and Phrases:

Whether you are learning about Japanese color words in Japan, taking an online Japanese class, or plan to enrol yourself in Japanese language immersion school, our Japanese to English dictionary is always being updated with new Japanese color words which makes it an excellent supplement for those trying to learn how to speak Japanese.

View this list of Japanese color words with translations from: Japanese to English or English to Japanese

(Words in bold added during the last update. Latest additions can also been seen on our Twitter page: LearnJapaneseCL.)

Colors in Japanese:

Aoi - Blue
Aka/Akai - Red

Chairo - Brown

Daidaiiro - Orange

Haiiro - Grey

Kiiro - Yellow
Kimidori - Light green
Kuroi - Black

Midori - Green
Mizuiro - Light Blue
Momoiro - Pink
Murasaki - Purple

Shiroi - White

Color Related Words in Japanese:

Iro - Colors

Color Related Phrases in Japanese:

Sakana wa akai desu - The fish is red
Sukina iro wa nan desu ka - What is your favorite color?
(Unmei no) akai ito - Red thread (of fate)

The Fine Print

I don't speak Japanese myself, so there could be mistakes in the translations. Most of what is here is user-submitted, but I do try to check for accuracy and make corrections as I can. Thanks for your understanding.

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