Japanese Colors | Colors in Japanese
Colors in Japanese are some of the words you’ll utilize most when speaking Japanese. You’ll be surprised how often you use color words to describe things on a daily basis. You can start new conversations too by talking about your favorite color - Watashi no sukinairo wa ... desu! (私の好きな色は ...です!). Or perhaps you’re shopping and need to specify what you’re looking for.
After this lesson you’ll be a master of Japanese colors! Let’s get started!
Resources for further reading:
How to pronounce Japanese colors
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You can start new conversations too by talking about your favorite color -
私の好きな色は ... です!
わたし の すきないろは ... です!
Watashi no sukinairo wa ... desu!
My favorite color is ...!
You’ve added a whole host of new words to your Japanese vocabulary bank. I hope you enjoyed this lesson!
Here are a few recommended Japanese lessons to try next!
- Useful Japanese Expressions.
- An important lesson on the structure and pronouncing Japanese numbers.
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