Colours in Croatian language
Whether you're on the market or shopping, when it comes to describing a product, colors are always important. Even with the hairdresser, it may be useful to indicate the correct color for a hair color. In following lesson, you will learn the colors in Croatian and practice them.
List of Croatian colors (male and female)
When the color describe something about the noun, you will call it an adjective. In Croatian you have female and male nouns. Female words mostly end on "a". The rule here is that the color corresponds to the noun. Let's try with an example: I have red shirt - Imam crvenu majicu. The color red says something about the t-shirt, which is a feminine word and therefore "o" in masculine becomes an "a" in feminine. Let's try with another example: My sweater are blue - Moj džemper je plav.
|English||Croatian - male / female|
The colours in plural
How do you make a plural of Croatian colours? It's very easy, you stick an -i to masculine nouns and -e or -a to female and neuter nouns. Be really careful with the genders!
- Kupio sam tri crna kompjutera. - I bought three black computers.
- Najviše volim crvene jagode. I love red strawberries the most.
Dark and light
If you want to accentuate that the color is light or dark, in Croatian we just put the word dark (tamno / tamna) or light (svijetlo / svjetla) in front of the color.
In the following list you can find some examples:
|tamno plava||dark blue|
|svjetlo plava||light blue|
|svjetlo narančasta||light orange|
|tamno narančasta||dark orange|
|svjetlo ljubičasta||light purple|
|tamno ljubičasta||dark purple|
This sofa is light red. = Ovaj kauč je svjetlo crven.
Her bag is dark green. = Njena torba je tamno zelena.
Colours of the Croatian flag
The Croatian flag consists of three horizontal lanes - ( red, white, blue) with the Croatian emblem in the middle.
Hair colors in Croatian
Last but not less importan vocabulary is about hair colors. Good comunication with a hairdresser while on vacation is always important. So, please check the following examples.
|Blond hair||Plava kosa|
|Black hair||Crna kosa|
|Red hair||Crvena kosa|
|Brown hair||Smeđa kosa|
|Gray hair||Siva kosa|
|White hair||Bijela kosa|
- Oh, you dyed your hair. Now it's red. - Oh, obojala si kosu. Sada je crvena.
- Do you have white hair? - Imaš li bijelu kosu?
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