Colors

Greek colors
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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
ροζ   pink
μωβ   purple
μπλε   blue
γαλάζιος   light blue
πράσινος   green
ανοιχτός πράσινος   light green
σκούρος πράσινος   dark green
μαύρος   black
καφέ   brown
γκρι     gray
άσπρος   white

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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Colors in Greek

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