Czech Language/Colors

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Czech color wheel.

barva = color

Names of Colors[edit]

Primaries[edit]

  • červená = red
  • modrá = blue
  • žlutá = yellow

Secondaries[edit]

  • zelená = green
  • oranžová = orange
  • růžová = pink
  • fialová = purple
  • hnědá = brown
  • béžová = beige

Tints[edit]

  • bílá = white
  • černá = black
  • šedá = grey
  • tmavá (tmavě šedá) = dark (dark grey)
  • světlá (světle šedá) = light (light grey)

Metals[edit]

  • zlatá = gold
  • stříbrná = silver

Phrases About Color[edit]

  • What color is it? = Jakou to má barvu? (with regard to the color of the object indicated.)
  • What color is this? = Jaká je to barva? (in the sense: "What is the name of this color?")
  • What color is (the car)? = Jakou má (to auto) barvu?
  • What colors do you like? = Jaké barvy se ti líbí?
  • Which color do you like? = Která barva se ti líbí? (in the sense "Which of these colors do you like?")
  • What is your favorite color? = Jaká je tvoje nejoblíbenější barva?