Inanimate Colours in Woodland Cree

Inanimate, describing the colour of a non-living thing. For example: The book is blue – masinahikan sīpihkwāw or sīpihkwāw masinahikan

For Animate Colours go here ⇒

black – kaskitīwāw

blue – sīpihkwāw

brown – wīskwastīwinākwan

green – askihtakwāw

grey – wāpitīwinākwan/kaskāpahtīwinākwan

orange – atōspīwinākwan

pink – wāpikwanīwinākwan

purple – sīpihkomiskwāw

red – mithkwāw / miskwāw

white – wāpiskāw

yellow – osāwāw



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