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Knowing how to call colors in Japanese would always help to break the ice with your first timer students.
This time, we go over names of colors.
Even without knowing how to direct your students in Japanese during your lessons, you can say names of colors to imply what you want him/her to do.
Also, even outside of your lessons, you may find it interesting to learn basic names of colors in Japanese.
Should you ever have any trouble translating JP ⇔ EN, our dictionary might help.
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Especially when you want to turn them into adjectives.
ao ⇒ aoi
kiiro ⇒ kiiroi
midori ⇒ midorino
aka ⇒ akai
orenji ⇒ orenjino
kuro ⇒ kuroi
kimidori ⇒ kimidorino
As you can see here, words that end with an i tend to have “no” at the end when they become adjectives, while the others require only “i” at the end.
mizu iro no botan wo oshite kudasai.
skyblue = “mizuiro”
weblio no te-ma kara- ha orenji desu.
orenji = “orange”
kao ga aoi desuyo.
blue = “aoi” as an adjective. This is a Japanese expression to say “you look pale.”
kare ha kuroi me wo shiteiru.
black = “kuroi” as an adjective.
kumo ha shiroi.
white = “shiroi” as an adjective.
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