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List of English and Tagalog Names of Colors

Colors are all around us and everything is made up of different hues, tones, and brightness.  Colors, also called mga kulay in the Tagalog language, is an essential part of life and a way of expressing ourselves to the world.  Here is a List of English and Tagalog words for colors.  We also included pictures of colors with examples in Tagalog and English sentences. Our examples along with the pictures to help you grow your Tagalog vocabulary.
List of English and Tagalog Names of Colors

A List of English and Tagalog Names of Colors


When white light passes through a spectrum, different rainbow colors with varying shades and hues are formed. Colors also have varying warmth and coolness. Colors reflect feelings and emotions as well. Every individual has their own favorite color and such color reflects a person's character, trait, and personality. Here are a List of English and Tagalog Names of Colors to help you distinguish the name of each color from the rest of the color spectrum.

Black - Itim

I-tim

The black bird perched on the tree limb.
Ang itim na ibon ay nasa sanga ng punong kahoy.
Black - Itim

Blue - Asul

A-sul

The sky is blue and clear.
Ang kalangitan ay asul at maaliwalas.
Blue - Asul

Brown - Kayumanggi

Ka-yu-mang-gi

The coffee beans are brown.
Ang mga butil ng kape ay kulay kayumanggi.
Brown - Kayumanggi

Gray - Abo

A-bo

The smoke is colored gray.
Ang usok ay kulay abo. 
Gray - Abo

Green - Berde

Ber-de

The color of grass is green.
Ang kulay ng damo ay berde.
Green - Berde

Orange - Kahel

Ka-hel

The leaves turn orange in autumn.
Ang mga dahon ay nagiging kahel tuwing taglagas.
Orange - Kahel

Pink - Rosas

Ro-sas

Pink is a combination of color red and white.
Ang rosas ay kombinasyon ng kulay pula at puti.
Pink - Rosas

Purple - Murado

Mu-ra-do

My favorite color is purple.
Ang paborito kong kulay ay murado.
Purple - Murado

Red - Pula

Pu-la

The roses are red.
Ang mga rosas ay pula.
Red - Pula

White - Puti

Pu-ti

Our yard is covered in white snow.
Ang aming bakuran ay natatakpan ng puting niyebe.
White - Puti

Yellow - Dilaw

Di-law

The bananas are yellow.
Ang mga saging ay dilaw.
Yellow - Dilaw

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