• German course for beginners
  • 1 The German alphabet [0/2]
  • 2 German greetings (Hello in German) [0/3]
  • 3 Introduction in german (talking about yourself) [0/2]
  • 4 Counting in German (cardinal and ordinal numbers) [0/3]
  • 5 The Time in German (hours and minutes in German) [0/3]
  • 6 Days of the weeks, months and seasons in German [0/3]
  • 7 Colours in German (blue, green, yellow...) [0/3]
  • 8 Asking for directions in German [0/3]
  • 9 The weather in German (sun, rain, temperature...) [0/3]
  • 10 Family members in German (parents, siblings...) [0/3]
  • 11 Body parts in German [0/3]
  • 12 Countries in German (Europe, Asia, Africa, America) [0/5]
  • 13 Ordering in Germany (restaurant, waiter, dinner) [0/3]
  • 14 German travel phrases [0/3]
  • 15 Grocery shopping in Germany [0/3]
  • 16 German proverbs [0/3]
  • 17 Animal names in German (pets, mammals, birds, ...) [0/4]
  • 18 Clothing in German (shoes, accessories, ...) [0/2]
  • 19 Happy birthday in German (parties and congratulations) [0/3]
  • 20 I love you in German (emotions and feedback) [0/3]
  • 21 Needs and opinions in German (polite requests) [0/4]
  • 22 Hobbies in German (sports and games) [0/3]
  • 23 House, room, furniture vocabulary in German [0/3]
  • 24 Descriptions in German (appearance and characteristics) [0/5]
  • 25 Business vocabulary in German (work and negotiations) [0/3]
  • 26 Going to the doctor and health vocabulary in German [0/3]
  • 27 School vocabulary in German (subjects and persons) [0/3]
  • 28 Places of interest German (post office, infrastructure) [0/3]
  • 29 Nature words in German (parks and outdoor) [0/2]
  • Colours in German (blue, green, yellow...)

    How to say the colours in German

    You want to learn how to say the colours in German? This course is a perfect fit for you! In the following list you can find all important colours in German language. Also, I will teach you how to say the different colour shades as well as the hair colours! Have fun! 

    List of colours in German

    English German
    black schwarz
    white weiß
    gray grau
    red rot
    violet violett
    pink rosa
    orange orange
    yellow gelb
    green grün
    turquoise türkis
    blue blau
    brown braun
    beige beige
    gold gold
    silver silber


    Dark and light 

    If we want to accentuate that it is a dark or light colour, we just put the word dunkel (=dark) or hell (=light) in front of the colour.

    In the following list you can find same examples:

    English German
    dark blue dunkelblau
    light blue hellblau
    dark green dunkelgrün
    light green hellgrün
    dark brown dunkelbraun
    light brown hellbraun

    How do you say blonde in German?

    Also, you should learn how to say the different hair colours in German!

    German colors: Quiz

    enlightenedWhy don't you try out our exerices in order to memorize the vocabulary of this lesson? Following, you can find three fun and interactive exercises!


    The colours in German: Flash Card Exercise

    The colours in German: Fill in the Blanks Exercise

    The colours in German: Multiple Choice Exercise