Spanish phrasebook: Colours and Shapes

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Colours and Shapes

Contents: Spanish phrases including audio

The world around us is full of objects with their shape and colour. Ever since we were children, we’ve made use of colours t odescribe things. Just think of how many times we mention them during any given day. The same way, shapes and sizes will help you specify what you mean: Do you need the small and yellow one or this big and blue? Listen carefully to the audio and repeat the name of each colour.

Section Colours in Spanish

The colours in Spanish

Life is colourful, we have a favourite colour, everything has a colour,… knowing the colours will help us describe objects or say phrases like “I want that red thing”, when we don’t know how to call something in Spanish:

Colour red

rojo
red

Colour yellow

amarillo
yellow

Colour blue

azul
blue

Colour orange

naranja
orange

Colour green

verde
green

Colour violet

violeta
violet

Colour pink

rosa
pink

Colour brown

marrón
brown

Colour white

blanco
white

Colour black

negro
black

Colour grey

gris
grey

Section Size and shape

Size and shape

To complement the colours, we’re going to see sizes and shapes. They aren’t many words, but they can help you improve your descriptions. We’ll be seeing two sizes (big and small) and some basic shapes:

grande
big

pequeño
small

largo
long

corto
short

redondo
round

cuadrado
square

 
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