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Vocabulary:  1.5. Hair Adjectives

 

Table of contents

1. Adjectives that describe hair

2. Order of adjectives

4. Glossary

 

“The vocabulary of the average

Person consists of 5,000 to

6,000 words.” – Fact

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1. Adjectives that describe hair

Adjectives are words that describe or modify a noun, person or thing in a sentence. Here are some adjectives that describe hair:

 

Word or Phrase

Translation

long

short

straight

curly

drab

shiny

sleek

oily

dry

slicked back

thick

thin

blond

brown

gray

dark

black

white

styled

messy

thinning

parted

wet

largo

corto

liso

rizado

monótono, gris

brillante

liso y brillante

grasienta

seco

peinado hacia atrás

denso

fino, ligero

rubio

marrón

gris

oscuro

negro

blanco

de estilo

desordenado

redecorando

separarse

mojado

 

2. Order of adjectives

Adjectives usually come in this order and are divided by commas:

 

Size      Shape      Colour   

 

Example

She has got long, straight, dark hair.

He has got big, blue eyes and short, curly, brown hair.

 

3. Glossary

S: = Size

Sh: = Shape

C: = Colour

 

to describe = describir

to order = here: ordenar

average = promedio

to consist (of) = consistir (de)

fact = hecho

modify = modificar

before = antes (de), delante

main verb = verbo principal

to divide = separar, dividir

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