"A brown hat."

Translation:Un sombrero marrón.

6 months ago

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/franeek83
franeek83
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Why now duolingo is teaching marron, when previously u used other word for brown?

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nc.chelle
nc.chelle
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There are several words for brown in Spanish: marrón, café (mainly Central America, Ecuador, and Mexico), castaño, pardo, moreno (used for hair and skin), and bronceado (used for skin). I've heard that different words can indicate different shades, but I can't speak that particular aspect.

http://www.spanishdict.com/translate/brown

FULL DISCLOSURE: Native English speaker - US, Southern Appalachian dialect. Other uses of English may vary. Advice about Spanish should be taken with a grain of salt.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lhcyberdiva

Yes why is cafe used as brown and marron is also brown?

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/crisjordan22

pardo is also brown

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/arashinomichi

Pardo is a lighter shade of brown (between brown and yellow). It's the same word in Portuguese (I'm native speaker ^^), I've recognized that a lot of words look the same. BTW, the most seen word is "marrom". I hope my comment helped! ^^

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/arashinomichi

Marron* sorry for the mistake

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AKyper
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I reported marron not being accepted.

3 months ago
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