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Adjectives: Colors and more on Specific Adjectives


  1. Colors
    1. The adjective blu (blue) and other adjectives which were originally nouns (rosa, viola, marrone, etc.) are invariable.

      uno stivale rosa e uno stivale rosso ...a pink boot and a red boot

      stivali neri e guanti marrone boots and brown gloves

      NB (Nota Bene): In modern Italian, it is quite common to see marrone modified ( guanti marroni), though it is not technically grammatically correct.

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