Colours

Learn the names of different colours in Finnish, including shades of colour.

mikä väri tämä on?what colour is it? (referring to the colour itself)
minkä värinen tämä on?what colour is it? (referring to an object)
valkoinenwhite
keltainenyellow
oranssiorange
vaaleanpunainenpink
pinkkipink
punainenred
ruskeabrown
vihreägreen
sininenblue
violettipurple
harmaagrey
mustablack
hopeasilver
hopeinensilver-coloured
kultagold
kultainengold-coloured
monivärinenmulticoloured

Shades of colour

vaaleanruskealight brown
vaaleanvihreälight green
vaaleansininenlight blue
tummanruskeadark brown
tummanvihreädark green
tummansininendark blue
sound

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