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Snow is white. D-e s-eeu--- wi-. D__ s____ i_ w___ D-e s-e-u i- w-t- ----------------- Die sneeu is wit. 0
The sun is yellow. D-e---- -s---el. D__ s__ i_ g____ D-e s-n i- g-e-. ---------------- Die son is geel. 0
The orange is orange. D-e ---o----s -r--j-. D__ l_____ i_ o______ D-e l-m-e- i- o-a-j-. --------------------- Die lemoen is oranje. 0
The cherry is red. D-- -ersi---s-r-o-. D__ k_____ i_ r____ D-e k-r-i- i- r-o-. ------------------- Die kersie is rooi. 0
The sky is blue. Die---m-- is-----. D__ h____ i_ b____ D-e h-m-l i- b-o-. ------------------ Die hemel is blou. 0
The grass is green. Di- g--s -s-groe-. D__ g___ i_ g_____ D-e g-a- i- g-o-n- ------------------ Die gras is groen. 0
The earth is brown. D-----ond-- -a-d--is-----n. D__ g____ / a____ i_ b_____ D-e g-o-d / a-r-e i- b-u-n- --------------------------- Die grond / aarde is bruin. 0
The cloud is grey / gray (am.). D-- wo-ke is--ry-. D__ w____ i_ g____ D-e w-l-e i- g-y-. ------------------ Die wolke is grys. 0
The tyres / tires (am.) are black. Die-ba-d- i---w--t. D__ b____ i_ s_____ D-e b-n-e i- s-a-t- ------------------- Die bande is swart. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the snow? White. W-tt-r --eur -s-d-e s--e-? -i-. W_____ k____ i_ d__ s_____ W___ W-t-e- k-e-r i- d-e s-e-u- W-t- ------------------------------- Watter kleur is die sneeu? Wit. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the sun? Yellow. W-tte- k-eur is-di----n- G---. W_____ k____ i_ d__ s___ G____ W-t-e- k-e-r i- d-e s-n- G-e-. ------------------------------ Watter kleur is die son? Geel. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the orange? Orange. W--t-r ---ur -s -i- le-------r----. W_____ k____ i_ d__ l______ O______ W-t-e- k-e-r i- d-e l-m-e-? O-a-j-. ----------------------------------- Watter kleur is die lemoen? Oranje. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the cherry? Red. W-tte----eur-is -i- --r-ie? Roo-. W_____ k____ i_ d__ k______ R____ W-t-e- k-e-r i- d-e k-r-i-? R-o-. --------------------------------- Watter kleur is die kersie? Rooi. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the sky? Blue. Watt-r-----r----die------?-B-ou. W_____ k____ i_ d__ h_____ B____ W-t-e- k-e-r i- d-e h-m-l- B-o-. -------------------------------- Watter kleur is die hemel? Blou. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the grass? Green. W------kle-- i- -i----as?-G----. W_____ k____ i_ d__ g____ G_____ W-t-e- k-e-r i- d-e g-a-? G-o-n- -------------------------------- Watter kleur is die gras? Groen. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the earth? Brown. Watt-- kl-ur-----ie-aa-----Br-in. W_____ k____ i_ d__ a_____ B_____ W-t-e- k-e-r i- d-e a-r-e- B-u-n- --------------------------------- Watter kleur is die aarde? Bruin. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the cloud? Grey / Gray (am.). W----r --e-r i--die w--ke? Gry-. W_____ k____ i_ d__ w_____ G____ W-t-e- k-e-r i- d-e w-l-e- G-y-. -------------------------------- Watter kleur is die wolke? Grys. 0
What colour / color (am.) are the tyres / tires (am.)? Black. Wa-t---kleu- -- ------nde- S----. W_____ k____ i_ d__ b_____ S_____ W-t-e- k-e-r i- d-e b-n-e- S-a-t- --------------------------------- Watter kleur is die bande? Swart. 0

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