16 common Italian phrases for colors

Italian phrases for colors 1-5

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

Ce l’ha di un altro colore?
Do you have this in another 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 - black and white marker

Italian phrases for colors 6-10

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

Che colore preferisci?
What color do you prefer? (informal)

Che colore preferisce?
What color do you prefer? (formal)

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

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

child crossing a road

Italian phrases for colors 11-16

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

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

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

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

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

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


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