Phrases of colors in Dutch

Learn the Phrases (Colors)

Learning phrases of colors in Dutch (or any language) can be helpful for a variety of reasons. Here are a few possible reasons why someone might want to learn phrases of colors in Dutch:

  1. Communication: If you’re traveling in the Netherlands or speaking with Dutch-speaking people, knowing how to describe colors can be helpful for communication. For example, if you’re trying to buy a particular item of clothing, it might be useful to know how to describe the color you’re looking for in Dutch.
  2. Cultural appreciation: Learning about the phrases of colors in Dutch can also help you appreciate the culture and language of the Netherlands. Colors play an important role in many aspects of Dutch culture, from the colorful tulip fields to the Dutch flag with its distinctive red, white, and blue colors.

Here are 20 phrases of colors in Dutch:

Dutch English
Rood Red
[responsivevoice voice="Dutch Female" rate="0.8" buttontext="►"]Blauw Blue
Geel Yellow
Groen Green
Oranje Orange
Paars Purple
Roze Pink
Zwart Black
Wit White
Grijs Grey
Bruin Brown
Goud Gold
Zilver Silver
Beige Beige
Marineblauw Navy Blue
Turquoise Turquoise
Olijfgroen Olive Green
Bordeauxrood Burgundy
Hemelsblauw Sky Blue
Donkerrood Dark Red

Note: Dutch is a language with gendered articles. In this table, I have only included the singular form of each color and its English equivalent.