Translation of colour in Arabic:


Pronunciation: /ˈkʌlə/
, (British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية) color (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية)


  • 1 (hue) لَوْن (plural: أَلْوان) what colour is it? ما لَوْنُهُ؟ the female is brown in colour الأُنْثى بُنّيّةُ اللَوْنِ the houses were painted in bright colours طُلِيَت البُيوتُ بِأَلْوانٍ زاهِيةٍ to change colour تَغَيَّرَ لَوْنُهُ
  • 3 (of skin) لَوْن (plural: أَلْوان) people of all races and colours الناس من كُلِّ الأَجْناسِ والأَلْوانِ
  • 4 uncountable/غير معدود (rosiness) احْمِرار to lose one's colour أَصْبَحَ شاحِباً to put colour into sb's cheeks ‫أَدّى إلى احْمِرارِ وَجْنَتَيْ شَخْصٍ‬
  • 5 uncountable/غير معدود (interesting quality) ميزة to give or lend colour to sth أَضْفى ميزةً على شَيْءٍ

plural noun/جمع (colours)

  • 1 (of a team, jockey) أَلْوان the club's colours are red and gold أَلْوانُ النادي هي الأَحْمَرُ والذَهَبيُّ

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1 (with coloured pencils, crayons) لَوَّنَ (II) [a picture] to colour one's hair صَبَغَ شَعْرَهُ
  • 2 (to influence) أَثَّرَ (II) (+ على) [one's views] [judgement] [perception]

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد


to show one's true colours

with flying colours

بِشَكْلٍ باهِرٍ

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