Colors in Chinese – Learn Basic Colors in Chinese

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In such a colorful world, how great it is to know all the colors in Mandarin Chinese!

Colors are important in Chinese learning

With the knowledge of names of colors, children can point to different objects of the color; they can describe the objects and they can make connections of various things they see, use and play with in daily life.  Colors in Chinese therefore are super interesting for kids to learn.

There are many colors, the basic colors in Chinese are as below:

Red – 红 hóng
Blue – 蓝 lán
Yellow – 黄 huáng
Green – 绿 lǜ
Purple – 紫  zǐ
White - 白 bái
Orange - 橙 chéng
Pink –    粉红fěnhóng
Grey –    灰   huī
Black – 黑 hēi

Do you know all of these colors in Chinese?

Let’s have a look at some examples of colorful objects:

白花 Báihuā   white flower

红鞋   Hóng xié   red shoes

蓝蝴蝶  Lán húdié  blue butterflies

绿树  Lǜ shù  green tree

黄色出租车  Huángsè chūzū chē  yellow taxi

紫色皇冠  Zǐsè huángguàn  purple crown

黑帽  Hēi mào  black hat

橙色气球  Chéngsè qìqiú  orange balloon

粉红色小熊  Fěnhóng sè xiǎoxióng  pink bear

灰色的伞  Huīsè de sǎn  grey umbrella

A Chinese Tongue Twister

Try to twist your tongue with this tricky tongue twister:

凤凰飞 Phoenix Flies


Sentence Examples with Color Words

Nǐ xǐhuān shénme yánsè?
What colors do you like?

Wǒ xǐhuān hóngsè, lán sè hé báisè.
I like red, blue and white.

Chinese and English Flashcards

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