Colors

Χρώματα

What do buying clothes, talking about art, and shopping for fruits and vegetables have in common? Color! If you want to make sure to buy red tomatoes and critique an artist’s use of green, you’ll need to know the Greek colors.

  κίτρινος    (yellow)   πορτοκαλί    (orange)  
  κόκκινος
(red)
   
μαύρος
(black)
ροζ
(pink)
   
καφέ
(brown)
μωβ
(purple)
   
   
ανοιχτός καφέ
(light brown)
μπλε
(blue)
   
   
   
ανοιχτός πράσινος
(light green)

γαλάζιος
(light blue)
 

  σκούρος πράσινος

(dark green)
 
     
 
άσπρος    (white)     γκρι   (gray)
 

Agreement

Colors are adjectives, and like other adjectives, the ones that end in -ος must agree with the nouns they modify in gender and number. The rest (γκρι, μωβ, etc) are invariable.

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