Colors in Spanish

This free audio lesson is on colors in Spanish. The colors are probably one group of words that you will use most frequently when speaking Spanish. You will be surprised by how often knowing the colors in Spanish is required: describing your favorite flower, going shopping, or in other daily situations.

After you've learned the vocabulary below, you can start building longer sentences. An important phrase to remember is--Mi color favorito es _____ (My favorite color is ______). See how easy it is to start making conversation in a new language with just a few vocabulary words?

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Vocabulary: The colors pronounced in Spanish

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amarillo

yellow

rojo

red

anaranjado

orange

azul claro

light blue

azul marino

navy blue

azul oscuro

dark blue

azul

blue

blanco

white

café

brown / coffee-colored

castaño

brown / chestnut (used for hair)

celeste

sky blue / light blue

color naranja

orange (Chile)

crema

cream

dorado

golden

verde

green

gris

gray

marrón

brown

morado

purple / dark purple

negro

black

oscuro

dark

plata

silver

plomo

gray

púrpura

purple

rosado

pink

verde claro

light green

verde oscuro

dark green

violeta

purple / violet

el color

the color

los colores

the colors

un color claro

a light color

un color oscuro

a dark color

claro

light

el cielo es celeste

the sky is light blue

You’ve added a whole host of new words to your Spanish vocabulary bank. Make sure you do the Reinforcement activities at the bottom of the lesson to really make it all stick!

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