Sanskrit Names of Colors (Colours)

Sanskrit Names of Colors (Colours)–(वर्णाः)

The Sanskrit names of colors (colours) in English, Sanskrit are given below in a list. If you would like to know the Sanskrit name of any other color that you do not find in this list, you can mention it in the comment section or can contact us directly.

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Sanskrit Names of Colors (Colours)
Sanskrit Names of Colors (Colours)
EnglishSanskritTransliteration
Redलोहितः, रक्तवर्णःLohitaḥ, Raktavarṇaḥ
Greenहरितः, पलाशःHaritaḥ, Palāśaḥ
BlueनीलःNīlaḥ
Blackश्यामः, कालःŚyāmaḥ, Kālaḥ
Whiteशुक्लः, श्वेतःŚuklaḥ, Śvetaḥ
Greyधूसरः, धूषरःDhūsaraḥ, Dhūṣaraḥ
Brownश्यावः, कपिशःŚyāvaḥ, Kapiśaḥ
Pinkपाटलः, श्वेतरक्तःPāṭalaḥ, Śvetaraktaḥ
Yellowपीतः, हरिद्राभःPītaḥ, Haridrābhaḥ
Orangeकौसुम्भः, नारङगवर्णःKausumbhaḥ, Nāraṅgavarṇaḥ
CrimsonशोणःŚoṇaḥ
Reddish BrownअरुणःAruṇaḥ

23 thoughts on “Sanskrit Names of Colors (Colours)”

    1. I know ! we called Violet – शोण , Gold – सुवर्ण , Silver – रजत and Bronze – कांस्य

  1. @shirley
    violet=नीललोहित
    turqoise=पेरज or हरिताश्म
    gold=स्वर्ण
    silver=रजत
    bronze=कांस्य

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