Spanish Colors

Spanish Colors Why do Spanish students must learn Spanish colors? When the lights are off at night, everything looks gray or black. You can see color when there is light. You can see color at home, at schools, and outside. Everywhere you look, objects have color. It encourage people to wonder themselves: What is Color? , and a brief definition would be: all manifestations of color are created when electromagnetic radiation at wavelengths in the visible spectrum interact with physical matter. In simple words, color is a specific visual sensation produced by visible radiation, or "color stimulus".

Look around you, everything has color. This is the main reason why Spanish students must learn the name of Spanish colors in order to be able to describe the objects. Colors are adjectives, and there is a large list of different colors. These new Spanish words will help you structure complex sentences and improve your Spanish pronunciation and other language skills. Spanish colors are an essential part to handle Spanish as one's second or foreign language.

Colors in Spanish

Reds (Rojos)
    Alizarin Alizarina
    Amaranth Amaranto
    Vermilion Bermellón
    Burgundy Borgoña
    Crimson Carmesí
    Carmine Carmín
    Scarlet Escarlata
    Garnet Granate
    Red Rojo
    American rose Rosa Americana

Oranges (Naranjas)
    Apricot Albaricoque
    Amber (sae / ece) Ámbar (SAE/ECE)
    Beige Beige
    Coral Coral
    Orange Naranja
    Skin Piel
    Salmon Salmón
    Sesame Sesamo

Browns (Marrones)
    Bistro Bistre
    Cinereous Cinereous
    Taupe Gris Pardo
    Seal brown Marrón Foca
    Brown Marrón o Pardo
    Ocher Ocre
    Half Brown Pardo medio
    Pale Brown Pardo pálido
    Siena Siena

Yellows (Amarillos)
    Yellow Amarillo
    Lemon Limón
    Golden Dorado
    Amber Ámbar

Greens (Verdes)
    Ao english Ao Inglés
    Harlequin Arlequín
    Emerald Esmeralda
    Asparagus Espárrago
    Feldgrau Feldgrau
    Jade Jade
    Kaki Kaki
    Green Verde
    Hunter green Verde Cazador
    Kelly green Verde Kelly
    Lime green Verde Lima
    Apple green Verde Manzana
    Green Olive Verde oliva
    Veronese green Verde Veronés
    Xanadu Xanadu

Clear blues (Azules Claros)
    Aquamarine Aguamarina
    Sky-blue Celeste
    Cerulean or sky-blue Cerúleo o Azul Cielo
    Cyan Cian
    Turquoise Turquesa
 
Dark blues (Azules Oscuros)
    Blue Azul
    Cobalt Blue Azul cobalto
    Air Force Blue Azul de fuerza aérea
    Prussian blue Azul de Prusia
    Navy blue Azul marino
    Azure Azur
    Glaucous Glauco
    Sapphire Zafiro

Violets (Violetas)
    Indigo Añil o Indigo
    Old pink Fucsia Antiguo
    Lavender Floral Lavanda floral
    Purple Púrpura
    Tyrian purple Púrpura de Tiro
    Quartz rose Rosa Cuarzo
    Violet Violeta

Pinks (Rosas)
    Old bronce Bronce Antiguo
    Fuchsia Fucsia
    Lavender Lavanda
    Lilac Lila
    Magenta Magenta
    Mallow Malva
    Purple Morado
    Pink Rosa
    Pale siena Siena Pálido

Whites (Blancos)
    Kernel Almendra
    Alicia blue Azul Alicia
    Beige Beige
    White Blanco
    Antique white Blanco Antiguo
    Eggshell Cáscara de huevo
    Seashell Concha de mar
    Cream Crema
    Bone Hueso
    Magnolia Magnolia
    Ivory Marfil
    Snow Nieve
    Pearl Perla
    Vanilla Vainilla

Blacks (Negros)
    Black Negro

Grays (Grises)
    Arsenic Arsénico
    Charcoal Carbón vegetal
    Cinder Ceniza
    Gray Gris
    Battleship gray / battleship Gris Acorazado / Nave de batalla
    Cadet gray Gris Cadete
    Davy gray Gris de Davy
    Cool grey Gris Fresco
    Slate gray Gris Pizarra
    Liver Hígado
    Silver Plateado
    Platinum Platino


Spanish Colors Pronunciation

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yellow Orange Aquamarine Blue Navy blue White Dark brown
Amarillo
Anaranjado
Aguamarina
Azul
Azul marino
Blanco
Café

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Light blue Golden Gray Brown Purple Black Silver
Celeste
Dorado
Gris
Marrón
Morado
Negro
Plateado

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Red Pink Turquoise Green Light green Violet Sapphire
Rojo
Rosado
Turquesa
Verde
Verde claro
Violeta
Zafiro


Notes about Spanish Colors

There are few things you must remember whenever you use colors in Spanish, for example:

1.  Usually, the name of the color comes after the noun it describes. For example: 2.   In the case of the color describes an inherent quality it comes before. For example: 3.   Spanish color adjectives, often change the gender to the noun of they describe. If the noun is masculine the color ends in "o", and if the noun is feminine the color word should to ended in "a". For example: 4.   When the color ends in "o" or "a" and the noun becomes plural, also the color word change, adding an "s". For example: 5.  For these colors: azul, marrón and gris, add "es" with plural nouns.

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