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French colors

I just wanted to know what the colors "auburn" and "mauve" would be in French? I need it for a vocab builder. Thanks!

July 15, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lrtward

WordReference is an excellent resource for questions like this!
As it turns out, they are "auburn" and "mauve" in French as well :)

http://www.wordreference.com/enfr/auburn
http://www.wordreference.com/enfr/mauve


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vexzay

Thank you so much for the source!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/supgirl3

mauve is pale purple as the lilac flowers auburn is a hair color : red/brown


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vexzay

actually, i was asking for the name of the colors in french, but thanks anyway!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/supgirl3

Bleu roi, pourpre, beige, bleu Klein, vert émeraude, vieux rose, blanc cassé, parme, sable, vert d'eau, vert anis, kaki, turquoise, vert olive, carmin....etc...etc...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vexzay

lol i know like only 6 of them


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/supgirl3

Sorry, I didn't understand !


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vexzay

lol stands for "Laugh Out Loud" and i mean that i don't know most of them, i only know 6


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/supgirl3

perhaps some more : abricot, rubis, anthracite, blanc lunaire, fuchsia, jaune canari, bordeaux, bleu nuit, azur, pervenche, lapis-lazuli, gris perle, chartreuse, ardoise, ocre, saumon, bleu de Prusse and the last one : zinzolin !! but now I stop. ;-)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vexzay

HOW MANY COLORS DO YOU KNOW?!?! :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/supgirl3

Could you explain me what is a vocab builder, perhaps in French that will be easier for me.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vexzay

actually, it's not on duolingo itself, but it means "vocabulary helper". it helps strengthen your vocabulary. Also, are you learning to speak english? and french? AND German? that's a lot


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/supgirl3

Mais non... I am French and I am living near the German border, so German is more reviewing for me than learning, but my aim is to learn English, in any case as much as possible. Thank you for your explanation Vielen dank für deine Erklärung Merci pour ton/votre explication. And yes I know a lot of colors, anyway you can find more on wikipédia : liste de noms de couleur en français, good luck !


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vexzay

thanks also i am english and am learning to speak french... wow!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vexzay

*i mean i know how to speak english it is my main language but i am not "english"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/supgirl3

I am French, I can speak French, and German, and a french dialect because we have a few regions where we have and speak a dialect . May I know where do you coming from?? Ne vous découragez pas, la langue française est aussi dure pour les français !

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