• Bulgarian language course for beginners
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  • 1 The Bulgarian alphabet - Cyrillic letters [0/2]
  • 2 The Bulgarian keyboard - how to type Cyrillic letters [0/2]
  • 3 Learn the Bulgarian pronunciation
  • 4 Greetings and how to say Hello in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 5 Say "Nice to meet you" in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 6 Learn the Bulgarian numbers [0/2]
  • 7 Telling the time in Bulgarian / reading the clock [0/2]
  • 8 Days of the week, seasons and months in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 9 Ask for directions in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 10 Weather and seasons in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 11 Learn to say I love you in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 12 Learn the colors in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 13 Expressing needs and opinions in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 14 Bulgarian food and drinks [0/2]
  • 15 Travel and transportation in Bulgarian [0/3]
  • 16 At the post office in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 17 At the doctors vocabulary in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 18 Personal description and emotions in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 19 Parts of the body in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 20 Household items in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 21 The family in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 22 The animals and the nature in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 23 Classroom vocabulary in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 24 Work related vocabulary in Bulgarian [0/2]
  • 25 Countries and nationalities in Bulgarian [0/1]
  • Learn the colors in Bulgarian

    We will take you to the next step of your journey - today you will learn to say the colors in Bulgarian. Knowing the colors is really important and it will help you in your everyday communication. Here you will learn the colors, their nuances and some examples of our daily life.

    List of the colors in Bulgarian

    Bulgarian       Transcription   English      
     Черен  Cheren  Black
     Бял  Byal  White
     Сив  Siv  Grey
     Червен  Cherven  Red
     Виолетов  Violetov  Violet
     Розов  Rozov  Pink
     Оранжев  Oranzhev  Orange
     Жълт  Zhylt  Yellow
     Зелен  Zelen  Green
     Син  Sin  Blue
     Кафяв  Kafyav  Brawn
     Бежов  Bezhov  Beige
     Златен  Zlaten  Gold
     Сребърен  Srebaren  Silver

     

    Nuances - Dark and Light

    Using this words you can be even more specific when you talk about colors. 

    • Тъмно  - Tamno - Dark
    • Светло - Svetlo - Light

    The colors in Bulgarian - shades

     

    Study more examples

    Bulgarian  Transcription  English 
     Тъмно червен     Tamno cherven     Dark red   
     Светло червен  Svetlo cherven  Light red
     Тъмно жълт  Tamno zhylt  Dark yellow
     Светло жълт  Svetlo zhylt  Light yellow   

     

    What is the color of........?

    In Bulgarian this question sounds like this: Какъв е цветът на.......? (Kakav e cvetat na......?)

    the color of the hair in Bulgarian

      Bulgarian  Transcription  English 
    1.   Жената има руса коса.   Zhenata ima rusa kosa.      The woman has blond hair.   
    2.  Жената има червена коса.  Zhenata ima chervena kosa.     The woman has red hair.
    3.  Жената има черна коса.  Zhenata ima cherna kosa.  The woman has black hair.

     

    Example dialogue

    Bulgarian

    Мария: Днес си купих нова блуза - тъмно червена. Купих си и пола - светло жълта. Харсват ли ти?

    Иван: Да, изглеждаш добре. А кога боядиса косата си черна?

    Мария: О, забелязал си! Вчера бях при Катя. И тя има нова прическа - сега е руса. Между другото, в какъв цвят искаш да боядисаме стените?

    Иван: Купил съм светло розова боя за детската стая и тъмно синя за нашата стая.

    Мария: Чудесно! Любимият ми цвят е син!

     

    English

    Maria: Today I bought for myself a new shirt - dark red. I also bought a new skirt - light yellow. Do you like them?

    Ivan: Yes, you look good. When did you dye your hair?

    Maria: Oh, you have noticed! Yesterday I was with Katya. She also has a new hairstyle - now she is blond. By the way, what color do you want to color the walls?

    Ivan: I bought light pink paint for the kids' room and dark blue for our.

    Maria: Great!  My favorite color is blue!Example dialogue in Bulgarian

     

     

     

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    Exercises

    Write down the name of the color in Bulgarian

    Find the name of the color in Bulgarian - exrecise