“De color” is a useful expression that can be used with immutable colors. Z.B. Las flores son de color azul claro. = The flowers are light blue. An explanation of how to use adjectives and correspondences in Spanish In Spanish, the tendency to name colors for other objects is even more common, and the grammatical rules for these object adjectives differ from those of other adjectives. This means that we can divide them into two large groups of colors, one for colors that end on -o, and the other for the rest of them. The adjectives of nationality that end in -o, z.B. chino, argentino follow the same patterns as in the table below. Some adjectives of nationality end with a consonant, z.B. galés, español and alemán and follow a slightly different scheme: Finally, If you have a color that acts as a noun followed by a noun (as in some of the examples of “enclosed” colors), the color may have a plural form, but the noun/adjective still remains in its basic form: Flores rose is much less poetic and would usually be translated as “pink flowers” without reference to roses, except the fact that pink does not change to agree with Flores. Every person who reads this imagines a different yellow tone because every human being`s eyes and brains work together to see light in a slightly different way. Había una habitación pintada con tonos verdes esmeralda.
(There was a room that was painted with emerald green tones.) Like any other Spanish name, the colors that serve as nouns have a plural form. You`ll be so happy if you discover that you not only know how to name colors in Spanish, but also have a conversation about colors and use them correctly! It is therefore not surprising that they are mainly used as adjectives in Spanish. Once you memorize the color, all you have to do is remember to change the ending so that it matches the name. That`s all! ¿Cuál es tu color favorito ? (What is your favorite color?) Take, for example, the color blue. We have: blue (azul), navy blue (azul marino), sky blue (azul cielo), azure blue (celeste), cobalt blue (azul cobalto), cyan (cian or azul verdoso), ultramarine (azul de ultramar), etc. Los naranjas te quedan muy bien. (Orange colors suits you very well.) The same thing happens with the color green. Some of its shades are forest green (verde bosque), apple green (verde manzana), mint (verde menta), pistazie (verde pistacho), etc.
Do you want to give even more color to your vocabulary? Watch FluentU`s other video offerings. In the following sections, you have your first contact with color grammar. From qué color are you ticking? (What is the color of your car?) Even if you start your adventure with the Spanish language, you probably already know that nouns and adjectives must match gender and numbers. Everyone does it. púrpura/morado (purple) → la lluvia púrpura (purple rain [like the song!]) If we take into account the countless shades that a color can have, we would call the colors to the end of the world. . . .