Colors in Portuguese
Colors are some of the words you’ll utilize most when speaking Portuguese. You’ll be surprised how often you use color words to describe things on a daily basis. You can start new conversations too by talking about your favorite color. Minha cor favoritaé _______. Or perhaps you’re shopping and need to specify what you’re looking for.
After this lesson you’ll be a master of the colors in Portuguese!
Pronouncing colors in Portuguese
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preto / negro
marrom / castanho
rosa / cor-de-rosa
cobre (cor de cobre)
Remember that many colors in Portuguese change gender depending on the noun it’s describing. If the color ends in ‘o’ it will change to an ‘a’ for a feminine word. For example, ‘the red shirt’ is translated as a camisa vermelha. See how the endings match?
You’ve added a whole host of new words to your Portuguese vocabulary bank. I hope you enjoyed this lesson!
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