What is the difference between Naranja and Anaranjado?


I know there is a difference as far as the English translations as in one is for the fruit and one is for the color, but I guess my question is, Why are they different in Spanish compared to the English word?

updated AGO 13, 2009
posted by lildude42386

3 Answers

  • "Naranja" is both the colour and the fruit.
  • "Anaranjado", on the other hand, is orange-coloured (or "orangish", if such word existed).

  • "Azul" is blue.

  • "Azulado" is bluish (this time, it does exist)

  • "Amarillo" is yellow.

  • "Amarillento" is yellowish.

  • "Rojo" is red.

  • "Rojizo" is reddish.

  • "Verde" is green.

  • "Verdoso" is greenish.

  • "Gris" is grey.

  • "Grisáceo" is greish.

  • "Morado" is purple

  • "Amoratado" is purplish.

This was meant to be properly formatted, but when I submit it, it looks different.

updated AGO 13, 2009
edited by lazarus1907
posted by lazarus1907
They need some kind of end of line or break command. You can't make a list without blank line between the items. I wonder if it has something to do with the bulleted lists that are in the menu now.
i actually also add ish to some of my words so you are not the only one :)

Is that the same case for "Rosa" and "Rosado" (pink and pinkish)?

Yes, same thing.

updated AGO 13, 2009
posted by lazarus1907

Is that the same case for "Rosa" and "Rosado" (pink and pinkish)?

updated AGO 12, 2009
posted by STLAmy