Somali Colors

This is a list of colors in Somali. This will help you find ways to describe the colors of clothes, objects and much more.

Black: madow
Blue: buluug
Brown: kafee
Gray: calow
Green: cagaar
Orange: Huruud (oranji)
Red: guduud
White: caddaan
Yellow: jaalle
Dark color: Midab madoow
Light color: Midab khafiif ah
Colors: Midabo

These examples show how colors are used in Somali. This is a good way to demonstrate how adjectives (colors) are used with nouns and verbs.

The sky is blue: Cirku waa buluug
Your cat is white: Bisadaadu waa cadaan
Black is his favorite color: Midabka uu ugu jecel yahay waa madoow
Red is not his favorite color: Gaduudku ma aha midabka uu ugu jecel yahay
She drives a yellow car: Waxeey wadataa gaari jaale ah
I have black hair: timahaygu way madawyihiin

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