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English to Japanese: Learn the Color Words in Japanese

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 English to Japanese translations for you to look through. Now everyone can learn the Japanese words for colors and start saying their colors in Japanese too with our English to Japanese colors dictionary!

Once you've finished looking over the list of English to Japanese color words and related phrases, feel free to browse the rest of the page where you can find a comment section, some links to helpful learning resources, and some links to some Japanese-themed articles. Further down you'll also find our submit form where you can send in new translations to be added to the site and our subscribe buttons if you'd like to be notified about our future updates via Twitter or Facebook.

English to Japanese 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 English to Japanese 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 from English to Japanese:

Black - Kuroi
Blue - Aoi
Brown - Chairo

Green - Midori
Grey - Haiiro

Light Blue - Mizuiro
Light green - Kimidori

Orange - Daidaiiro

Pink - Momoiro
Purple - Murasaki

Red - Akai/Aka

White - Shiroi

Yellow - Kiiro

Color Related Words from English to Japanese:

Colors - Iro

Color Related Phrases from English to Japanese:

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



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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