Colors in Tagalog

The Tagalog word for ‘color’ is kulay.

itim
black

putî
white

dilaw
yellow


bughaw
blue
(the color of the sky)

asul
blue
(from Spanish)


luntian
green
(foliage like grass)

berde
green
(from Spanish)


pula
red

biyoleta / byoleta
violet/ purple

kulay-abo
gray
(ash-colored)

kulay-dalandan
orange
(tangerine-colored)

kayumanggi
brown