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colour (British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية) also: color (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية)
British English: /ˈkʌlə/
American English: /ˈkələr/

Translation of colour in Arabic:


  • 1
    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
    to lose one's colour
    أَصْبَحَ شاحِباً
    to put colour into somebody's cheeks
    ‫أَدّى إلى احْمِرارِ وَجْنَتَيْ شَخْصٍ‬
  • 5 uncountable/غير معدود
    (interesting quality)
    to give or lend colour to something
    أَضْفى ميزةً على شَيْءٍ

also: colours plural noun/جمع

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

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1
    (with coloured pencils, crayons)
    لَوَّنَ (a picture)
    to colour one's hair
    صَبَغَ شَعْرَهُ
  • 2
    (to influence)
    أَثَّرَ (+ 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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