Colours in Spanish + Agreements

Colours in Spanish + Agreements

Colours are adjectives.

They describe nouns.
They go after the noun in Spanish and normally need to agree with it.
E.g.
El perro(m) blanco   = the white dog
Las casas(f) blancas  = the white houses

BUT:
Blue, Brown, Green and Grey  only change from Singular to Plural:
Azul         – Azules
Marrón  –  Marrones
Verde     – Verdes
Gris         –  Grises
E.g:
El perro marrón       =  the brown dog
La casa marrón         = the brown house
Las casas marrones  = the brown houses

Invariable Colours

These are colours that never change their endings.

Colour combinations are invariable.
E.g:
La flor(f) es  azul claro.
= The flower is light blue.

‘De color’ is a useful phrase to use with invariable colours.
E.g.
Las flores son de color azul claro.

= The flowers are light blue.

Naranja (Orange)  and Rosa (pink) are also invariable.
E.g.
El cerdo rosa
= the pink pig
El lápiz naranja
= the orange pencil.

Study the colours and their endings on this table.

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 Worksheet:

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Online Quiz

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Online Quiz

#1. Es un camión amarillo.

#2. Las mariposas son (brown) ____.

#3. Las flores son (orange) _____.

#4. Los peces son (grey) _____.

#5. Las plantas son (green) _____.

#6. La pelota es (black) ______.

#7. I have light blue flowers.

#8. The truck is light blue.

#9. Los perros son (black and white) _____.

#10. El camión es (red) ____ y las flores son (red) ____ .

#11. La flor es (yellow and white) _____.

#12. Los perros verdes no existen.

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Try this practice first:

Colours in Spanish Agreements

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Now go on to Describe Animals by their colour:
Animals + Colours in Spanish