Quick answer
"White" is a noun which is often translated as "el blanco", and "red" is a noun which is often translated as "el rojo". Learn more about the difference between "white" and "red" below.
white(
wayt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (color)
a. el blanco
(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).
I have the same sweater in white!¡Tengo el mismo suéter en blanco!
2. (part of an egg)
a. la clara
(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).
She ate only the egg white because she has to watch her cholesterol levels.Se comió solo la clara del huevo porque tiene que cuidar los niveles de colesterol.
3. (part of the eye)
a. el blanco
(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).
The white of the eye is also called the sclera.El blanco del ojo también se lo conoce como la esclerótica.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (color)
a. blanco
I'm wearing a white shirt and blue pants.Llevo puesto una camisa blanca y pantalones azules.
5. (skin color)
a. blanco
Being so white, you really ought to wear sunblock.Siendo tan blanco, realmente debes ponerte bloqueador solar.
6. (pale)
a. blanco
He went white when he heard the bad news.Se puso blanco cuando escuchó la mala noticia.
7. (weather)
a. blanco (snowy)
I've never heard of a white Christmas in Mexico City.Nunca he sabido de una Navidad blanca en el DF.
8. (culinary)
a. blanco (meat)
He eats only white meat during Lent.Solo come carne blanca durante la Cuaresma.
b. blanco (wine)
She prefers white wine to red wine.Ella prefiere el vino blanco al vino tinto.
c. con leche (coffee)
She always orders her coffee white.Siempre pide café con leche.
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red(
rehd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (color)
a. el rojo
(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).
Red is my favorite color because I love the Chicago Bulls.El rojo es mi color favorito porque amo los Toros de Chicago.
2.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(politics)
a. el rojo
(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).
The Reds took over the government.Los rojos ocuparon el gobierno.
3. (red wine)
a. el tinto
(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).
I'm going to have a good red and a steak for dinner.Voy a cenar un buen tinto y un filete.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (color)
a. rojo
I have just received a dozen red roses.Acabo de recibir una docena de rosas rojas.
b. tinto (wine)
Would you like red wine or white wine?¿Quiere vino tinto o vino blanco?
5. (flushed)
a. colorado
She turned red and asked me if I could help her.Se puso colorada y me preguntó si podía ayudarla.
6.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(politics)
a. rojo
He wants to promote red ideals and fight capitalism.Quiere promover ideales rojos y combatir el capitalismo.
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