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Turkish translation of “black”

black

adjective
 
 
/blæk/
COLOUR A1 being the colour of coal or of the sky on a very dark night
kara
a black jacket Black, white and grey
PERSON A2 Someone who is black has the dark skin typical of people from Africa.
zenci ırkından
black athletes/AmericansBlack, white and greyThe skin, and skin colourPeople of specific racial or ethnic background
OF BLACK PEOPLE relating to black people
siyahi
the black communityPeople of specific racial or ethnic background
DRINK Black tea or coffee has no milk or cream added to it.
sade (kahve, çay)
Warm drinks
HUMOUR funny about unpleasant or frightening subjects
kara (mizah)
black comedyHumour and humorousDeath and dying
ANGRY angry
kızgın
He gave her a black look.Angry and displeasedBad-tempered
SITUATION If your situation or future is black, it is very bad.
geleceği karanlık, belirsiz
Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
blackness noun [U]
siyahlık
→ See also jet-black, pitch-black
(Definition of black adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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