Romance Languages Vocabulary Lists: Colors & Shapes

Learn colors and shapes in French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese


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French adjectives add -e (or -ne) to form the feminine, while Italian and Spanish adjectives change final -o to -a. Some color words are invariable and never change to agree with gender or number.

English French Italian Spanish Portuguese
red rouge rosso rojo vermelho
pink rose rosa rosado rosa
orange orange arancione anaranjado laranja
yellow jaune giallo amarillo amarelo
green vert(e) verde verde verde
blue bleu(e) azzurro azul azul
purple lila / violet(te) viola violeta roxo
brown brun(e) / marron marrone marron castanho / marrom (Brazil)
black noir(e) nero negro preto
white blanc(he) bianco blanco branco
gray gris(e) grigio gris cinza
silver argenté(e) argento plateado prateado
golden doré(e) oro dorado dourado
square le carré il quadrato el cuadrado o quadrado
circle le cercle il cerchio el circulo o círculo
triangle le triangle il triangolo el triángulo o triângulo
rectangle le rectangle il rettangolo el rectángulo o retângulo
oval l'ovale (m) l'ovale (m) el óvalo o óvalo
box la boîte la scatola la caja a caixa
sphere la sphère la sfera la esfera a esfera
cube le cube il cubo el cubo o cubo
pyramid la pyramide la piramide la pirámide a pirâmide
cone le cône il cono el cono o cone
cylinder le cylindre il cilindro el cilindro o cilindro
heart le cœur il cuore el corazón o coração
star l'étoile (f) la stella la estrella a estrela
diamond le diamant il diamante el diamante o diamante
crescent le croissant la mezzaluna creciente a meia-lua


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