Colors in Norwegian

Learn the colors in Norwegian

orange oransje
pink rosa
purple lilla
blue blå, blått, blå
yellow gul, gult, gule
red rød, rødt, røde
black svart, svart, svarte
brown brun, brunt, brune
gray grå, grått, grå
white hvit, hvitt, hvite
green grønn, grønt, grønne

The first three colors do not change according to gender or number to agree with the noun they modify. The rest of the colors must agree, however, and they are listed in masculine, neuter, and plural forms: en grønn kjole – a green dress; et blått hus – a blue house; svarte sokker – black socks




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