Note that the shape of these Spanish colors will change depending on the number and sex of the description: here is a list of the most basic colors and their translations. I`ve added an article and a nobiss to each of them so you can familiarize yourself with their use: But in addition to knowing the names of the colors and having read some examples, do you really know anything about them? There are many expressions in Spanish that use color, but for this section, we focus instead on how to use these colors in typical sentences! The following sections guide you through the grammar of Spanish colors and teach you how to use them in a sentence as a native speaker. Here are a few other examples for you to see this in action. Watch out for color endings! But don`t worry too much, because most of the time, colors just act as they should: as descriptive adjectives. If we take into account the countless shades that a color can have, we would name the colors until the end of the world. Do you want to hear a few colors in action before you go on? Take a moment to browse a collection of color card cards on FluentU. Los naranjas te quedan muy though. (The orange colors suit you very well.) Like any other Spanish name, colors that act like nouns have a plural shape. In general, immutable adjectives are because they are considered names (like hembra and el macho), and they contain colors that come from the names of things; Esmeralda (emerald), Mostaza (mustard), Naranja (Orange), Paja (straw), Rose (Rose) and Turquesa (turquoise) are among them.
In fact, as in English, almost anything can become a color when it makes sense to do so. So coffee (coffee) and chocolate can be colors, like Oro (gold) and Cereza (cherry). In some areas, even the expression hormiga color (ant-colored) can be used as a way of saying something ugly. As you will see in the next two sections, color sex in Spanish is not something you can just hang on to and call it one day. Colors 1 – (Picture Game) Colors 2 – (English-Spanish Translation Game) How do you say x in Spanish? Colors 3 – Queé color`s X? (What is the X color?) You will love these colors: they have only two shapes, one for the singular and the other for the plural. The composite colors are those preceded by descriptors such as “light” and “dark,” such as light blue and dark blue. In Spanish, the most common words for these specific terms are claro or oscuro, which are used to form composed colors like Azul claro and azul oscuro. Here are some names that are often used as colors in this way, although many others can be used: In other words, colors have genders and their gender depends on what they do in the sentence. OK, you already know as a Zillion different colors in Spanish. They also know that they have many different nuances.
There are many colors that are only very specific shades of other colors. This means that we can separate them into two large groups of colors, one for the colors that end in -o and the other for the rest of them. And now, pat yourself on the back and be proud to be a great champion of the Spanish colors! The sex of a color varies depending on whether it works as an adjective or as a nnor, and whether it is altered by another adjective or by untunonif, I like to define colors as a gender fluid.