Colors & Appearance in Portuguese

Colors & Appearance in Portuguese 2017-03-20T16:57:33+00:00

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

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

Basic Words & Phrases: Colors

Colors

EnglishPortuguesePronunciation
(Audio)
light / clear
luz
claro

dark
escuro
color
color
cor
colored
colored
colorido
white
white
branco
black
black
preto
yellow
yellow
amarelo
orange
orange
laranja
red
red
vermelho
pink
pink
rosa
violet
violet
violeta
blue
blue
azul
green
green
verde
brown
brown
castanho
grey
grey
cinzento

Appearance & attributes

EnglishPortuguesePronunciation
(Audio)
new
novo
old
velho
small
pequeno
large / big
grande
young
jovem
kind / pleasant
simpático
agradável

unkind / unpleasant
indelicado
desagradável

patient
paciente
tall (When talking about people)
alto
middle sized (When talking about people)
médio porte
small (When talking about people)
pequeno
fat
gordo
thin / slim
fino
magro

nice / pretty
simpático
bonito

beautiful
belo
ugly
feio
ill / sick
doente
healthy
saudável
happy / cheerful
feliz
alegre

sad
triste
sporty
desportivo
ambitioned
ambicionado
intelligent
inteligente
creative
criador
active
activo
sentimental
sentimental
rational
racional
emotional
emocional
natural
natural
romantic
romântico
nice / amiable
simpático
amável

spontaneous
espontâneo
energetic
enérgico
stressed (out)
stressado
relaxed
descontraído
frustrated
frustrado
talented
talentoso

Questions & phrases

EnglishPortuguesePronunciation
(Audio)
What does he look like?
Como é que ele é?
What does she look like?
Como é que ela é?
What is he like?
Como é ele?
What is she like?
Como é ela?

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