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Els colors

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Snow is white. La n-- é- b-----. La neu és blanca. 0 +
The sun is yellow. El s-- é- g---. El sol és groc. 0 +
The orange is orange. La t------ é- d- c---- t------. La taronja és de color taronja. 0 +
The cherry is red. La c----- é- v-------. La cirera és vermella. 0 +
The sky is blue. El c-- é- b---. El cel és blau. 0 +
The grass is green. L’----- é- v----. L’herba és verda. 0 +
The earth is brown. La t---- é- d- c---- m----. La terra és de color marró. 0 +
The cloud is grey / gray (am.). El n---- é- d- c---- g---. El núvol és de color gris. 0 +
The tyres / tires (am.) are black. El- p--------- s-- d- c---- n----. Els pneumàtics són de color negre. 0 +
What colour / color (am.) is the snow? White. De q--- c---- é- l- n--? B-----. De quin color és la neu? Blanca. 0 +
What colour / color (am.) is the sun? Yellow. De q--- c---- é- e- s--? G---. De quin color és el sol? Groc. 0 +
What colour / color (am.) is the orange? Orange. De q--- c---- é- l- t------? T------. De quin color és la taronja? Taronja. 0 +
What colour / color (am.) is the cherry? Red. De q--- é- l- c-----? V------. De quin és la cirera? Vermell. 0 +
What colour / color (am.) is the sky? Blue. De q--- c---- é- e- c--? B---. De quin color és el cel? Blau. 0 +
What colour / color (am.) is the grass? Green. De q--- c---- é- l------? V----. De quin color és l’herba? Verda. 0 +
What colour / color (am.) is the earth? Brown. De q--- c---- é- l- t----? M----. De quin color és la terra? Marró. 0 +
What colour / color (am.) is the cloud? Grey / Gray (am.). De q--- c---- é- e- n----? G---. De quin color és el núvol? Gris. 0 +
What colour / color (am.) are the tyres / tires (am.)? Black. De q--- c---- s-- e-- p---------? N----. De quin color són els pneumàtics? Negre. 0 +

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