Colors & Appearance in German

Colors & Appearance in German 2017-03-20T16:56:44+00:00

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

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

Basic Words & Phrases: Colors

Colors

EnglishGermanPronunciation
(Audio)
light / clear
hell
klar

dark
dunkel
color
color
die Farbe
colored
colored
bunt
white
white
weiß
black
black
schwarz
yellow
yellow
gelb
orange
orange
orange
red
red
rot
pink
pink
pink
violet
violet
violett
blue
blue
blau
green
green
grün
brown
brown
braun
grey
grey
grau

Appearance & attributes

EnglishGermanPronunciation
(Audio)
new
neu
old
alt
small
klein
large / big
groß
young
jung
kind / pleasant
lieb
freundlich
nett


unkind / unpleasant
unfreundlich
gemein

patient
geduldig
tall (When talking about people)
groß
middle sized (When talking about people)
mittelgroß
small (When talking about people)
klein
fat
dick
thin / slim
dünn
schlank

nice / pretty
hübsch
beautiful
schön
wunderschön

ugly
hässlich
ill / sick
krank
healthy
gesund
happy / cheerful
fröhlich
sad
traurig
sporty
sportlich
ambitioned
ambitioniert
intelligent
intelligent
creative
kreativ
active
aktiv
sentimental
sentimental
rational
rational
emotional
emotional
natural
natürlich
romantic
romantisch
nice / amiable
sympathisch
spontaneous
spontan
energetic
energisch
stressed (out)
gestresst
relaxed
entspannt
frustrated
frustriert
talented
talentiert

Questions & phrases

EnglishGermanPronunciation
(Audio)
What does he look like?
Wie sieht er aus?
What does she look like?
Wie sieht sie aus?
What is he like?
Wie ist er (so)?
What is she like?
Wie ist sie (so)?

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