(vīʹə-lĭt) adjective. (of colour), (berwarna) ungu; noun. 1. Any of various low-growing herbs of the genus Viola, having short-spurred, irregular flowers that are characteristically purplish-blue but sometimes yellow or white, violet; 2. (flower), (bunga) violet; 3 (colour), (warna) ungu; a shrinking violet, pemalu: she is a shrinking violet, dia pemalu orangnya.