Spanish Word of the Day
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
rosa noun: rose
  • La rosa refers to a rose, as you might expect. As the Spanish proverb goes,
    No hay rosa sin espinas. There’s no rose without a thorn.
  • Meaning that even the things which seem most perfect and beautiful always have some drawback.
    El rosa is also the color pink (remember, the words for colors are always masculine). Rosa comes after the noun, and doesn’t change in the masculine or plural.
    No hay rosa sin espinas. There’s no rose without a thorn.
    un pantalón rosa pink trousers
    blusas rosa pink blouses
  • You can also use the longer forms color rosa or color de rosa:
    No hay rosa sin espinas. There’s no rose without a thorn.
    un pantalón rosa pink trousers
    blusas rosa pink blouses
    blusas color de rosa pink blouses
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