Colors & Appearance in Greek

Colors & Appearance in Greek 2017-07-21T10:19:46+00:00

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

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

Basic Words & Phrases: Colors

Colors

EnglishGreekGreek
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
light / clear
ελαφρύς, ελαφριά, ελαφρύ
καθαρός, καθαρή, καθαρό
elafrís (m), elafriá (f), elafrí (n)
katharós (m), katharí (f), katharó (n)

dark
σκοτεινός, σκοτεινή, σκοτεινό
σκοτάδι
skotinós (m), skotiní (f), skotinó (n)
skotádi


color
color
χρώμα
khróma
colored
colored
έγχρωμος, έγχρωμη, έγχρωμο
énkhromos (m), énkhromi (f), énkhromo (n)
white
white
άσπρος, άσπρη, άσπρο
áspros (m), áspri (f), áspro (n)
black
black
μαύρος, μαύρη, μαύρο
mávros (m), mávri (f), mávro (n)
yellow
yellow
κίτρινος, κίτρινη, κίτρινο
kítrinos (m), kítrini (f), kítrino (n)
orange
orange
πορτοκαλί
portokalí
red
red
κόκκινος, κόκκινη, κόκκινο
kókkinos (m), kókkini (f), kókkino (n)
pink
pink
ροζ
roz
violet
violet
βιολετί
violetí
blue
blue
μπλε
ble
green
green
πράσινος, πράσινη, πράσινο
prásinos (m), prásini (f), prásino (n)
brown
brown
καφέ
kafé
grey
grey
γκρί
grí

Appearance & attributes

EnglishGreekGreek
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
new
νέος, νέα, νέο
néos (m), néa (f), néo (n)
old
παλιός, παλιά, παλιό
paliós (m), paliá (f), palió (n)
small
μικρός, μικρή, μικρό
mikrós (m), mikrí (f), mikró (n)
large / big
μεγάλος, μεγάλη, μεγάλο
megálos (m), megáli (f), megálo (n)
young
νέος, νέα, νέο
néos (m), néa (f), néo (n)
kind / pleasant
ευγενικός, ευγενική, ευγενικό
ευχάριστος, ευχάριστη, ευχάριστο
efyenikós (m), efyenikí (f), efyenikó (n)
efkháristos (m), efkháristi (f), efkháristo (n)

unkind / unpleasant
αγενής, αγενής, αγενές
δυσάρεστος, δυσάρεστη, δυσάρεστο
ayenís (m), ayenís (f), ayenés (n)
disárestos (m), disáresti (f), disáresto (n)

patient
υπομονετικός, υπομονετική, υπομονετικό
ipomonetikós (m), ipomonetikí (f), ipomonetikó (n)
tall (When talking about people)
ψηλός, ψηλή, ψηλό
psilós (m), psilí (f), psiló (n)
middle sized (When talking about people)
μεσαίου μεγέθους
meséu meyéthus
small (When talking about people)
μικρός, μικρή, μικρό
mikrós (m), mikrí (f), mikró (n)
fat
χοντρός, χοντρή, χοντρό
khontrós (m), khontrí (f), khontró (n)
thin / slim
αδύνατος, αδύνατη, αδύνατο
λεπτός, λεπτή, λεπτό
adínatos (m), adínati (f), adínato (n)
leptós (m), leptí (f), leptó (n)

nice / pretty
ωραίος, ωραία, ωραίο
όμορφος, όμορφη, όμορφο
oréos (m), oréa (f), oréo (n)
ómorfos (m), ómorfi (f), ómorfo (n)

beautiful
πανέμορφος, πανέμορφη, πανέμορφο
panémorfos (m), panémorfi (f), panémorfo (n)
ugly
άσχημος, άσχημη, άσχημο
áskhimos (m), áskhimi (f), áskhimo (n)
ill / sick
άρρωστος, άρρωστη, άρρωστο
árrostos (m), árrosti (f), árrosto (n)
healthy
υγιής, υγιής, υγιές
iyiís (m), iyiís (f), iyiés (n)
happy / cheerful
ευτυχισμένος
χαρούμενος
eftikhisménos
kharúmenos

sad
λυπημένος, λυπημένη, λυπημένο
lipiménos (m), lipiméni (f), lipiméno (n)
sporty
αθλητικός, αθλητική, αθλητικό
athlitikós (m), athlitikí (f), athlitikó (n)
ambitioned
φιλόδοξος, φιλόδοξη, φιλόδοξο
filódoxos (m), filódoxi (f), filódoxo (n)
intelligent
ευφυής, ευφυής, ευφυές
effiís (m), effiís (f), effiés (n)
creative
δημιουργικός, δημιουργική, δημιουργικό
dimiuryikós (m), dimiuryikí (f), dimiuryikó (n)
active
ενεργός, ενεργή, ενεργό
energós (m), eneryí (f), energó (n)
sentimental
αισθηματικός, αισθηματική, αισθηματικό
esthimatikós (m), esthimatikí (f), esthimatikó (n)
rational
λογικός, λογική, λογικό
loyikós (m), loyikí (f), loyikó (n)
emotional
συναισθηματικός, συναισθηματική, συναισθηματικό
sinesthimatikós (m), sinesthimatikí (f), sinesthimatikó (n)
natural
φυσικός, φυσική, φυσικό
fisikós (m), fisikí (f), fisikó (n)
romantic
ρομαντικός, ρομαντική, ρομαντικό
romantikós (m), romantikí (f), romantikó (n)
nice / amiable
καλός, καλή, καλό
φιλικός, φιλική, φιλικό
kalós (m), kalí (f), kaló (n)
filikós (m), filikí (f), filikó (n)

spontaneous
αυθόρμητος, αυθόρμητη, αυθόρμητο
afthórmitos (m), afthórmiti (f), afthórmito (n)
energetic
ενεργητικός, ενεργητική, ενεργητικό
eneryitikós (m), eneryitikí (f), eneryitikó (n)
stressed (out)
αγχωμένος, αγχωμένη, αγχωμένο
ankhoménos (m), ankhoméni (f), ankhoméno (n)
relaxed
χαλαρός, χαλαρή, χαλαρό
khalarós (m), khalarí (f), khalaró (n)
frustrated
απογοητευμένος, απογοητευμένη, απογοητευμένο
apoyoitevménos (m), apoyoitevméni (f), apoyoitevméno (n)
talented
ταλαντούχος, ταλαντούχα, ταλαντούχο
talantúkhos (m), talantúkha (f), talantúkho (n)

Questions & phrases

EnglishGreekGreek
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
What does he look like?
Αυτός με τι μοιάζει
Aftós me ti miázi?
What does she look like?
Αυτή με τι μοιάζει
Aftí me ti miázi?
What is he like?
Πώς είναι αυτός
Pós íne aftós?
What is she like?
Πώς είναι αυτή
Pós íne aftí?

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