16 common Italian phrases: colors

Learn the most common Italian phrases for colors in this lesson.

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Di che colore è questa casa?
What color is this house?

Di che colore è questa macchina?
What color is this car?

Ce l’ha di un altro colore?
Do you have this in a different color? (formal)

Ce l’ha di un colore più scuro?
Do you have this in a darker color? (formal)

Ce l’ha di un colore più chiaro?
Do you have this in a lighter color? (formal)

Mi serve un pennarello nero.
I need a black sharpie.

common Italian phrases for colors
Mi serve un pennarello nero.
I need a black sharpie.

Che colore preferisci?
What color do you like most? (informal)

Che colore preferisce?
What color do you like most? (formal)

Questo libro è in bianco e nero.
This book is printed in black and white.

Questo libro è a colori.
This book is printed in color.

Vorrei il maglione blu.
I would like the blue sweater.

La bandiera italiana è verde, bianca e rossa.
The Italian flag is green, white and red.

Aspetta finché il semaforo diventa verde.
Wait until the streetlight turns green. (informal)

common Italian phrases for colors
Aspetta finché il semaforo diventa verde.
Wait until the streetlight turns green.

Aspetti finché il semaforo diventa verde.
Wait until the streetlight becomes green. (formal)

Non attraversare quando il semaforo è rosso.
Don’t cross when the streetlight is red. (informal)

Non attraversi quando il semaforo è rosso.
Don’t cross when the streetlight is red. (formal)


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