Colors in Spanish

Colors in Spanish

See also Spanish Words & Phrases

In this lesson you will learn the Spanish words for different colores (colors).

Cultural note: Some Spanish countries have unique words to describe a person who has a particular color of skin or hair. For example, in Argentina, people with dark hair and dark skin are called morocho if it is a male or morocha if it is a female. People with brown hair and lighter skin are called castaño or castaña. The majority of the people in Argentina fall into one of these two categories.

black – negro
white – blanco
red rojo
blue – azul
yellow – amarillo
green – verde
brown – marrón, café
gray – gris
purple – morado, púrpura
pink – rosado
orange – anaranjado

Related words: In Spanish a rainbow is called un arco iris.

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