Colors in Moroccan Arabic

On this page, you can learn how to say colors in Moroccan Arabic.

In this regard, “color” is “loun” لون in Darija, and “colors” are “alwan” ألوان.

You will also learn how to specify whether a color is dark or light in Moroccan Darija.

Please note that all of the colors on this page are in the masculine form.

To convert them to the feminine form, go over our lesson on the feminine form in Moroccan Arabic.

Colors in Moroccan Arabic

EnglishTranscribed Moroccan ArabicMoroccan Arabic in the Arabic Alphabet
BeigeBijبيج
BlackK7el كحل
BlueZreqزرق
BrownQehwiقهوي
BurgundyGrounaكَرونة
GoldenDehbiدهبي
GrayRmadiرمادي
GreenKhderخضر
Light blueShibiشيبي
MauveMauveموڤ
OliveKhezziخزي
OrangeLimouniليموني
PinkFanidiفنيدي
Purple / VioletBanafsajiبنفسجي
Red7mer حمر
SilverFeddiفضي
TurquoiseTorkwa / Tirkwaتوركوا / تيركوا
WhiteByedبيض
YellowSferصفر

Dark and Light Colors in Moroccan Arabic

You can specify a color’s shade in Moroccan Arabic by using the following two words:

– Dark: Ghameq: غامق

– Light: Fate7: فاتح

Examples:

– Dark green: Khder ghameq: خضر غامق

– Light green: Khder fate7: خضر فاتح

Check more of our Moroccan Arabic vocabulary lists.

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