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Snow is white. S--egs--r --l-s. S_____ i_ b_____ S-i-g- i- b-l-s- ---------------- Sniegs ir balts. 0
The sun is yellow. S-ule ir d-el-en-. S____ i_ d________ S-u-e i- d-e-t-n-. ------------------ Saule ir dzeltena. 0
The orange is orange. A-e---ns-----ranžs. A_______ i_ o______ A-e-s-n- i- o-a-ž-. ------------------- Apelsīns ir oranžs. 0
The cherry is red. Ķi-sis-i- -----ns. Ķ_____ i_ s_______ Ķ-r-i- i- s-r-a-s- ------------------ Ķirsis ir sarkans. 0
The sky is blue. Debesis i- ----s. D______ i_ z_____ D-b-s-s i- z-l-s- ----------------- Debesis ir zilas. 0
The grass is green. Z-l- -r--a--. Z___ i_ z____ Z-l- i- z-ļ-. ------------- Zāle ir zaļa. 0
The earth is brown. Z--e----br--a. Z___ i_ b_____ Z-m- i- b-ū-a- -------------- Zeme ir brūna. 0
The cloud is grey / gray (am.). Mā----s-ir----ē--. M______ i_ p______ M-k-n-s i- p-l-k-. ------------------ Mākonis ir pelēks. 0
The tyres / tires (am.) are black. Rie-a- ir-melna-. R_____ i_ m______ R-e-a- i- m-l-a-. ----------------- Riepas ir melnas. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the snow? White. K-dā k-ās--i------g-?-B---ā. K___ k____ i_ s______ B_____ K-d- k-ā-ā i- s-i-g-? B-l-ā- ---------------------------- Kādā krāsā ir sniegs? Baltā. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the sun? Yellow. K-------s- -r--au-e? -----enā. K___ k____ i_ s_____ D________ K-d- k-ā-ā i- s-u-e- D-e-t-n-. ------------------------------ Kādā krāsā ir saule? Dzeltenā. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the orange? Orange. Kādā -rāsā-i--a-----ns- O-----. K___ k____ i_ a________ O______ K-d- k-ā-ā i- a-e-s-n-? O-a-ž-. ------------------------------- Kādā krāsā ir apelsīns? Oranžā. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the cherry? Red. Kā-ā--r--ā i- ķ--sis? Sa-k---. K___ k____ i_ ķ______ S_______ K-d- k-ā-ā i- ķ-r-i-? S-r-a-ā- ------------------------------ Kādā krāsā ir ķirsis? Sarkanā. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the sky? Blue. Kā---krās- -r--e--s-s? Z--ā. K___ k____ i_ d_______ Z____ K-d- k-ā-ā i- d-b-s-s- Z-l-. ---------------------------- Kādā krāsā ir debesis? Zilā. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the grass? Green. Kādā -r--- ir z-l-? Z---. K___ k____ i_ z____ Z____ K-d- k-ā-ā i- z-l-? Z-ļ-. ------------------------- Kādā krāsā ir zāle? Zaļā. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the earth? Brown. K-dā -rās- -- zem-----ūn-. K___ k____ i_ z____ B_____ K-d- k-ā-ā i- z-m-? B-ū-ā- -------------------------- Kādā krāsā ir zeme? Brūnā. 0
What colour / color (am.) is the cloud? Grey / Gray (am.). K-d---rās- ----ā---is?-Pelēks. K___ k____ i_ m_______ P______ K-d- k-ā-ā i- m-k-n-s- P-l-k-. ------------------------------ Kādā krāsā ir mākonis? Pelēks. 0
What colour / color (am.) are the tyres / tires (am.)? Black. K--- -r-s--ir-rie---? M----. K___ k____ i_ r______ M_____ K-d- k-ā-ā i- r-e-a-? M-l-ā- ---------------------------- Kādā krāsā ir riepas? Melnā. 0

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