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How to say all Colors in Spanish: What is the list of colors in Spanish with Examples

How to say all Colors in Spanish: What is the list of colors in Spanish with Examples

  1. Introduction – How to learn colors in Spanish?
  2. What is the list of colors in Spanish with examples?
  3. What are the list of advanced colors in Spanish with examples?
  4. What are the Colors of the Rainbow in Spanish with examples?
  5. Can I use Colors as Adjectives in Spanish?
  6. What are the different Mixed Colors in Spanish?
  7. What is your favorite color in Spanish?

Introduction to list of Colors in Spanish – How to learn the different colors in Spanish?

The list of colors in Spanish is one of the most basic and important lists that you would need to know as a beginner. You might have to point at something and say “I want to buy the red plate” or “The sky is so blue today” or “My car is bright red” or “I would like a dark / light beer”. This is part of the basic vocabulary list.

You absolutely need to learn colors in Spanish as it is likely that you will come across words on a daily basis, whether you are working or studying or having a simple conversation.

  • An IT consultant might say “Make the button Red in color”
  • A doctor might tell you “Your skin looks a bit yellow”
  • A taxi driver might tell you, “Oktoberfest is so colorful.”
  • You might order a “dark beer” in a restaurant

Wherever you go, you need to use the colors in Spanish in your sentences one way or another.

 

What is the list of basic colors in Spanish or list of primary colors in Spanish with examples?

These are the most basic set of colors in Spanish which you will commonly use. There are many examples given which will teach you how to use the Spanish colors for different scenarios

Basic or Primary Colors in Spanish
Basic or Primary Colors in Spanish
English Spanish English Spanish
yellow amarillo Banana is yellow. El plátano es amarillo.
blue azul The sea is blue El mar es azul
white blanco I have a white shirt Tengo una camisa blanca
brown marrón The brown bear is angry El oso pardo esta enojado
orange naranja He likes his orange shoes Le gustan sus zapatos naranjas
black negro My brother has black hair. Mi hermano tiene el pelo negro.
red rojo The frenchman likes red wine. Al francés le gusta el vino tinto.
pink rosado His daughter has a pink bag. Su hija tiene un bolso rosa.
green verde The leaves are green. Las hojas son verdes.
Grey Gris The grey suit is expensive. El traje gris es caro.

 

 

What are the list of advanced colors in Spanish with examples?

Now let us dive into the more interesting world of colors. There are hundreds of shades of colors and we might use many of them frequently if not on a daily basis.

Let us learn how to say the colors in Spanish with some examples.

English Spanish English Spanish
indigo índigo The Indigo ink is expensive. Die Indigo-Tinte ist teuer.
beige beige I hate beige and I love yellow. Ich hasse Beige und ich liebe Gelb.
khaki caqui The Indian police mean wears a Khakhi shirt. Die indische Polizei gemein trägt ein Khakhi-Hemd.
cyan cian I lost my Cyan colorpencil. Ich habe meinen Cyan-Farbstift verloren.
maroon granate My daughter likes her maroon doll Meine Tochter mag ihre kastanienbraune Puppe
purple púrpura We own that purple car. Wir besitzen dieses lila Auto.
violet Violeta Violet rubies and green emaralds are gorgeous. Violette Rubine und grüne Smaragde sind wunderschön.

 

What are the Colors of the Rainbow in Spanish with examples?

Rainbow - Colors in Spanish
Rainbow – Colors in Spanish

One of the first Spanish lessons you will learn is the colors of a rainbow in Spanish. These are a mix of the primary colors as well as the more advanced colors. Nevertheless, you need to know the list of rainbow colors in Spanish even if you are studying A1.

Let us learn the colors of the rainbow in Spanish with some examples.

English Spanish English Spanish
violet Violeta My husband gifted me a gown made of violet silk. Mi marido me regaló un vestido de seda violeta.
indigo índigo The Indian ink is Indigo in color. La tinta china es de color índigo.
blue azul The sky is blue and the sea is blue. El cielo es azul y el mar es azul.
green verde I like green apples and hate red apples. Me gustan las manzanas verdes y odio las rojas.
yellow amarillo Do you like this yellow shirt? ¿Te gusta esta camiseta amarilla?
orange naranja His orange tie is ugly. Su corbata naranja es fea.
Red rojo My red BMW is fast Mi BMW rojo es rápido

 

 

Can I use Colors in Spanish as Adjectives?

  • Of course! You can use colors as adjectives and it forms a very important part of your vocabulary.
  • Spanish adjectives, similar to English adjective, are placed in front of the noun
    For example: the red car or the white duck. Here red and white are used as adjectives.
Advanced colors in Spanish
colors as Adjectives in Spanish

Let us learn how to say the same colors in Spanish with some examples.

English Spanish English Spanish
yellow amarillo The yellow banana is tasty. El plátano amarillo es sabroso.
blue Azul The blue shirt is majestic. La camisa azul es majestuosa.
white blanco The white wine is cold. El vino blanco es frío.
brown marrón The brown coat is large. El abrigo marrón es grande.
orange naranja The orange hat is funny. El sombrero naranja es divertido.
black negro The black panther is dangerous. La pantera negra es peligrosa.
red Rojo I own a red purse. El bolso rojo es mío.
pink Rosa His daughter has a pink bag. Su hija tiene un bolso rosa.
green verde The green leaves are beautiful. Las hojas verdes son hermosas.
Grey Gris The grey suit is expensive. El traje gris es caro.

 

What are the different Mixed Colors in Spanish?

Similar to the English language, you can mix colors in Spanish. In English you might say “The paint is Bluish Green” or “The sun is Reddish orange”.

Let us learn how to say the same colors in Spanish with some examples.

Mixed colors in Spanish
Mixed colors in Spanish
English Spanish English Spanish
Reddish Rojizo The sun is reddish orange. El sol es naranja rojizo.
Yellowish Amarillento The flower is yellowish blue. La flor es azul amarillento.
Greenish Verdoso The cheese is greenish blue. El queso es azul verdoso.
Bluish Azulado The sky is bluish green. El cielo es verde azulado.
Blackish Negruzco Your wound is blackish grey. La herida es gris negruzco.
Whitish Blanquecino The tie is whitish grey La corbata es gris blanquecina
pinkish red rojo rosado The ink is pinkish red La tinta es rojo rosado
blackish negruzco Water should be colorless, not blackish blue. El agua debe ser incolora, no azul negruzca.
greyish grisáceo The old man has greyish white hair. El anciano tiene el pelo blanco grisáceo.
colorful colorido She wears colorful a colorful skirt. Lleva una falda de colores.
colorless incoloro Water is colorless. El agua es incolora.
greenish yellow amarillo verdoso The mushroom is greenish yellow in color La seta es de color amarillo verdoso
marine blue azul marino marine blue is our favorite color. El azul marino es nuestro color favorito.
dark blue azul oscuro Emeralds are dark blue in color Las esmeraldas son de color azul oscuro
greenish blue azul verdoso The lake is greenish blue El lago es de color azul verdoso
sky blue azul celeste The gemstone is sky blue La piedra preciosa es de color azul cielo
jet black negro azabache The horse is jet black El caballo es de color negro azabache
light red rojo claro The chair is light red La silla es de color rojo claro
dark red rojo oscuro The apple is dark red La manzana es de color rojo oscuro
dark oscuro I like dark beer Me gusta la cerveza oscura
light claro Light blue is my favorite color. El azul claro es mi color favorito

 

How to say What is your favorite color in Spanish?

 

This is one of the most common questions that you will get in your A1 examination. The examiner will ask you in Spanish as to what your favorite color is. You need to respond in Spanish about your favorite color.

Favorite colors in Spanish
Favorite colors in Spanish
  • What is your favorite color?
    1. ¿Cuál es su color favorito?
    2. ¿Cuál es su color preferido?
    3. ¿Cuál es tu color favorito?
  • My favorite color is Blue.
    1. Mi color favorito es el azul.
    2. Mi color preferido es el azul.

 

Other Interesting Topics

These are other interesting topics which you might like to read to get a tremendous boost to your Spanish vocabulary list!!! Study hard and soon you’ll be a proud Spanish speaking dude / dudette!!

Topic
Geometry in Spanish
Colours in Spanish
Herbs and Spices in Spanish
Oceans in Spanish and Seas in Spanish
Professions in Spanish
Parts of the house in Spanish or rooms of the house in Spanish
50+ fruits in Spanish
Drinks in Spanish and alcohol in Spanish
Types of weather in Spanish
Body parts in Spanish
List of Clothes in Spanish
List of family members in Spanish
Car Parts in Spanish
Days of the week in Spanish
Animals in Spanish

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