August 24, 2011

Colors in Mandarin (pinyin)

Eugene is going to have a Mandarin test.
He needs to match the colors with the chinese characters.
In order to teach him, I need to do revision on my own 1st.
Mari kita refresh..

白 bai - white
彩色 cǎi sè - multi-colored
橙 chéng - orange tree / the color orange / orange
赤 chì - red / scarlet
翠 cuì - bluish-green / green jade
靛 diàn - indigo pigment
粉 fěn - dust / powder
粉红 fěn hóng - rosy, pale pink
褐色 hè sè - brown
黑 hēi - black / dark
黑色 hēi sè - black
红色 hóng sè - red
花 huā - flower
黄 huáng - yellow
灰 huī - gray / ash
金色 jīn sè - golden
锦 jǐn - brocade / embroidered work / bright
蓝色 lán sè - blue
栗色 lì sè - reddish brown, chestnut color
绿 lǜ - green / chlorine
青 qīng - green
五颜六色 wǔ yán liù sè - multi-colored / every color under the sun
紫 zǐ - purple

1 comment:

Rose said...

Wah! Tough job for me because I am not Chinese educated, but i still able to read those colour words. My girl is better than me now. Just dont ask me to write them! hehehe! All the best to Eugene.