Quick answer
"Orange" is a noun which is often translated as "la naranja", and "pink" is a noun which is often translated as "el rosado". Learn more about the difference between "orange" and "pink" below.
orange(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fruit)
a. la naranja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Oranges are a good source of vitamins.Las naranjas son una buena fuente de vitaminas.
b. la china
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
I always eat an orange after going for a run.Siempre me como una china después de salir a correr.
2. (color)
a. el naranja
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Orange is my favorite color because I love the desert.El naranja es mi color favorito porque amo el desierto.
3. (botany)
a. el naranjo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They have oranges and lemons in their orchard.Tienen naranjos y limoneros en su huerto.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (color)
a. naranja (sometimes invariable)
I love those orange boots.Me encantan esas botas naranjas.
b. anaranjado
That orange wall is making me sick.Esa pared anaranjada me está dando náuseas.
c. de color naranja (phrase)
My cousin has a lovely orange dress.Mi prima tiene un lindo vestido de color naranja.
d. chinita
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
I bought an orange scarf to go with my navy blue jacket.Me compré una bufanda chinita para ir con mi chaqueta azul marino.
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pink(
pihngk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (color)
a. el rosado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We've decided on pink for the bathroom walls.Nos hemos decidido por rosado para las paredes del baño.
b. el rosa
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That pink doesn't really go with that red.Ese rosa no pega con ese rojo.
2. (botany)
a. el clavel
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(flower)
She was out planting pinks in her gardenEstaba afuera plantando claveles en su jardín.
b. la clavelina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(flower)
Pinks are my favorite flower.La clavelina es mi flor preferida.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (color)
a. rosado
Do you like this pink skirt?¿Te gusta esta falda rosada?
b. rosa (sometimes invariable)
I think those pink pants would look great on you.Creo que te quedaría bien ese pantalón rosa.
c. sonrosado (cheeks or face)
Her face had a pink, healthy look to it.Su rostro tenía un aspecto sonrosado y saludable.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(politics)
a. rojillo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Her politics are pink, but not extreme.Su política es rojilla, pero no extrema.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (sewing)
a. cortar con tijeras dentadas (saw-toothed edge)
Once you've finished stitching, the last step is to pink the seam.Cuando hayas terminado de dar las puntadas, el último paso es cortar la costura con unas tijeras dentadas.
b. calar (forming a pattern)
I'm going to a pink a design onto the bag's flap.Voy a calar un diseño en la solapa del bolso.
6. (fencing)
a. pinchar
The swordsman pinked his opponent with the foil when he advanced.El espadachín pinchó a su oponente con el florete cuando se adelantó.
b. herir levamente
I pinked the stranger with a thrust of my rapier, but he was determined to keep fighting.Herí levemente al desconocido de una estocada, pero se empeñó en seguir combatiendo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (automotive) (United Kingdom)
a. picar
I think the motor is pinking because it's making a knocking sounding.Creo que el motor está picando porque se oye un golpeteo.
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