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Colours and characteristics

Colours and descriptions (Los colores y las descripciones)

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English Images Spanish Listen and Repeat
Write (r = response; f = first letter)
red File:Red.svg - Wikimedia Commons rojo
 
green File:Solid green.svg - Wikimedia Commons verde
 
black Eska® black - ESKA negro  
white   blanco  
blue File:Color-blue.JPG - Wikimedia Commons azul  
yellow Yellow flag (contagion) - Wikipedia amarillo  
brown Kastanophobia | Phobia Wiki | Fandom marron  
gray GREY (adjective) definition and synonyms | Macmillan Dictionary gris  
purple Purple.com - Wikipedia morado  
big elephant,africa,kruger,national grande  
small Colibri, Bird, En Volant, Aile pequeño  
good Main, Doigt, Pouce, Thumbs Up bueno  
bad Icône, Pictogramme, Silhouette, Symboles Simples malo  
nice, kind simpático  
happy Smiley face ball on background sweet retro vintage color contento  
sad triste  
slow Talking Turtle lento  
fast Voiture De Course, Logo, Symbole rápido  

More information about colours and other adjectives can be found here.

Helpful verb

ser ("be", permanent characteristics) and estar ("be", temporary characteristics), e.g.:

ser
El libro es rojo = "The book is red"
Eres simpático = "You are nice"
 
estar
Estoy enferma = "I am sick"
Estoy ocupada = "I am busy"
 
For a full description of the difference between ser and estar, see here
 
You can use the SpanishChecker Grammar Guide to test your knowledge on a wide variety of verbs and adjectives.
 
 

Grammar Point: "be" = ser/estar

Spanish uses the verbs ser and estar to mean "be". The verb ser tends to be used to describe permanent characteristics, e.g.: María es mi hija ("Maria is my daughter") and estar to indicate less permanent ones Mi amiga está enojado ("My friend is angry").
 
The verb estar tends to be used before the preposition en, e.g.: Paulo está en la cocina ("Paulo is in the kitchen"); ser tends to be used before the preposition de, e.g.: Soy de Canadá ("I am from Canada"). You can learn more about ser and estar here.
 
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