This lesson will teach you to describe the colors and appearance of people and things in Hindi. Learn to express whether something is big or small, red or green, beautiful of ugly.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Hindi“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Colors

Colors

EnglishHindiHindi
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
light / clearप्रकाश / साफPrakash / saaf
darkअंधेराandhera
colorcolorरंगRang
coloredcoloredरंगा हुआRanga hua
whitewhiteसफेदSafeid
blackblackकालाKala
yellowyellowपीलाPeela
orangeorangeनारंगीNarangi
redredलालLal
pinkpinkगुलाबीGulabi
violetvioletबैगनीBeigni
blueblueनीलाNeela
greengreenहराHra
brownbrownभूराBhura
greygreyसलेटीSaleti

Appearance & attributes

EnglishHindiHindi
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
newनयाNaya
oldपुरानाPurana
smallकम / छोटाKam / chota
large / bigबड़ाBada
youngजवानJawan
kind / pleasantदयालु / अच्छाDayalu / achha
unkind / unpleasantनिर्दयी / अप्रियnirdayi / apriya
patientधेर्यdherya
tall (when talking about people)लम्बाLamba
middle sized (when talking about people)मझलाMazhala
small (when talking about people)छोटाChota
fatमोटाMota
thin / slimपतलाPatla
nice / prettyअच्छा / सुंदरAchha / sundar
beautifulसुंदरsundar
uglyगंदाGanda
ill / sickबीमारBimaar
healthyहुस्ठ-पुस्ठHusth-pusth
happy / cheerfulखुश / हंसमुखHansmukh
sadदुखीDukhi
sportyमनचलाmanchala
ambitionedमहत्वाकांशाMahatvkansha
intelligentबुद्धिमानBudhimaan
creativeरचनात्मकrachnatmak
activeसक्रिय / चुस्तsakriya / chust
sentimentalभावुकbhavuk
rationalतर्कसंगतtarksangat
emotionalभावुकbhavuk
naturalप्राकर्तिकPraakrtik
romanticरोमानीromani
nice / amiableअच्छा / सौहार्दपूर्णAchha / Sauhardapurna
spontaneousस्वाभाविकswabhawik
energeticऊर्जावानurjawan
stressed (out)तनाव मेTanav me
relaxedआरामaaram
frustratedनिराशnirash
talentedहोनहारHonhar

Questions & phrases

EnglishHindiHindi
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
What does he look like?वह कैसा दिखता हैं?Wah keisa dikhta hain?
What does she look like?वह कैसी दिखती हैं?wah keisi dikhti hain?
What is he like?वह कैसा हैं?Wah keisa hain?
What is she like?वह कैसी हैं?Wah keisi hain?
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