ony o the colours atween bluish reid (purple) an reid, o medium tae high brightness an o low tae moderate saturation

Pink is a fauch reid colour, that taks its name frae the flouer o the same name.[2][3] Accordin tae surveys in Europe an the Unitit States, pink, inspecially whan combined wi white or fauch blae, is the colour maist commonly associated wi femininity, neshness, sappiness, bairnheid, an the romantic. Housamiver, whan combined wi violet or black, it is associated wi eroticism an seduction.[4]

    Colour coordinates
Hex triplet#FFC0CB
sRGBB  (rgb)(255, 192, 203)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(0, 25, 20, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v)(350°, 25%, 100%)
B: Normalised tae [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalised tae [0–100] (hunder)

Pink wis first uised as a colour name in Inglis in the late 17t century.[5]


  1. "W3C TR CSS3 Color Module, HTML4 color keywords". Retrieved 11 September 2010.
  2. Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th Edition, Oxford University Press.
  3. Webster New World Dictionary, Third College Edition: "Any of a genus (Dianthus) of annual and perennial plants of the pink family with white, pink or red flowers.; its pale red color."
  4. Eva Heller, Psychologie de la couleur – effets et symboliques, pp. 179-184
  5. "pink, n.⁵ and adj.²", Oxford English Dictionary Online