Learn A Word: Red, Orange, Yellow



learn_new_word_shutterstock_694925377The fall colors are in full strength in many parts of the northern hemisphere. Let’s learn some of the season’s most important colors – red, orange, and yellow – in several of our languages.

Language Phrase [Transliteration]
French rouge, orange, jaune 
German rot, orange, gelb
Italian rosso, arancione, giallo
Brazilian Portuguese vermelho, alaranjado, amarelo
Spanish rojo, anaranjado, amarillo
Thai แดง, ส้ม, เหลือง [daeng, so:mˇ, lueangˇ]
Japanese あかい, オレンジの, きいろい [akai, orenji no, kiiroi]
Greek κόκκινο, πορτοκαλί, κίτρινο [KO-kee-no, por-to-kah-LEE, KEE-tree-no]
Czech rudý, orange, gul
Swedish röd, oranžový, žlutý 
Turkish kırmızı, portakal rengi, sarı  
Hungarian piros, narancssárga, sárga

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