Colours in Spanish
From grammatical view point, the colours are adjectives. In Spanish the adjectives usually are situated after the noun.
The present page is separated into 3 parts. In the first one you can learn the adjectives signifying colours. In the second part you´ll get to know the nuances and in the third - the hair colours.
How to say the colours in Spanish: a complete list of all colours
They help when describing people, things and situations from everyday life.
Examples in sentences
|Los tacones son negros.||The high heels are black.|
|La flor es marrón.||The flower is brown.|
|La nevera es blanca.||The fridge is white.|
|El sol es amarillo.||The sun is yellow.|
|La naranja es naranja.||The orange is orange.|
|La flor es roja.||The flower is red.|
|El árbol es azul.||The tree is blue.|
|La manzana es verde.||The apple is green.|
|La mariposa es rosada.||The butterfly is pink.|
|La botella es púrpura.||The bottle is purple.|
According to the Spanish grammar, the colours (as they are adjectives) accept the gender and number of the nouns. For example:
- Los tacones son negros. (The high heels are black.)
- El tacon es negro. (The high heel is black.)
- La mariposa es negra. (The butterfly is black.)
Nuances of the colours
With the following words you can be more specific when talking about the colours.
|fuerte||bright, intense, deep|
Examples in sentences
|La camiseta es azul claro.||The T-shirt is light blue.|
|La camiseta es azul oscuro.||The T-shirt is dark blue.|
|Los zapatos son azul fuerte.||The shoes are deep blue.|
Hair colours in Spanish
Except of the word "pelo" you can use "cabello" for hair. For example: cabello marrón (brown hair).
|pelo oscuro||dark hair|
|pelo claro||light hair|
|pelo negro||black hair|
|pelo marrón||brown hair|
|pelo rubio||blonde hair|
|pelo rojo||red hair|
|pelo canoso||gray hair|
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