Colors & Appearance in Dutch

Colors & Appearance in Dutch 2017-03-20T16:56:22+00:00

This lesson will teach you to describe the colors and appearance of people and things in Dutch. Learn to express whether something is big or small, red or green, beautiful of ugly.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Dutch“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Colors

Colors

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
light / clear
licht
helder

dark
donker
color
color
kleur
colored
colored
bont
gekleurd

white
white
wit
black
black
zwart
yellow
yellow
geel
orange
orange
oranje
red
red
rood
pink
pink
roze
violet
violet
paars
blue
blue
blauw
green
green
groen
brown
brown
bruin
grey
grey
grijs

Appearance & attributes

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
new
nieuw
old
oud
small
klein
large / big
groot
young
jong
kind / pleasant
prettig
unkind / unpleasant
onaardig
patient
geduldig
tall (When talking about people)
lang
middle sized (When talking about people)
middelgroot
small (When talking about people)
klein
fat
Dik
thin / slim
dun
slank

nice / pretty
vrij
beautiful
mooi
aardig

ugly
lelijk
ill / sick
ziek
healthy
gezond
happy / cheerful
vrolijk
sad
verdrietig
sporty
sportief
ambitioned
ambitieus
intelligent
intelligent
creative
creatief
active
actief
sentimental
sentimenteel
rational
rationeel
emotional
emotioneel
natural
natuurlijk
romantic
romantisch
nice / amiable
sympathiek
spontaneous
spontaan
energetic
energiek
stressed (out)
gestrest
relaxed
ontspannen
frustrated
gefrustreerd
talented
getalenteerd

Questions & phrases

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
What does he look like?
Hoe ziet hij eruit?
What does she look like?
Hoe ziet zij eruit?
What is he like?
Hoe is hij?
What is she like?
Hoe is zij?

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