Welcome to the second Arabic lesson about adjectives. This time we will first learn about colors, followed by grammar rules, then weather expressions, finally a conversation in Arabic to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.
In general adjectives are words which describe or modify another person or object in a given sentence. For example: a beautiful flower the adjective is [beautiful] because it describes the noun [flower]. The following examples use adjectives in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.
|Grammar Rules - Arabic + Pronunciation|
|my house is white|
[noun + adjective] بيتي أبيض [bayti saghir]
|your country is big|
[noun + adjective] بلدك كبير [baladuka kabir]
|new books are expensive|
[plural + adjective] الكتب الجديدة غالية [alkutub aljadida ghalia]
|we are happy here|
[pronoun + verb + adjective] نحن سعداء هنا [nahnu suadaa' huna]
|she has three small dogs|
[adjective + plural] لديها ثلاثة كلاب صغيرة [ladaiha thalathatu kelaab]
|this language is very easy|
[adverb + adjective] هذه اللغة سهلة جدا [hadehe allughah sahlatun jidan]
|I have a small green house|
[adjective + adjective] لدي منزل أخضر صغير [ladai manzel akhdar saghir]
We're not done yet! The following is a list of more adjectives for you, often used when referring to weather conditions. I think it would be wise to memorize them.
Now we finally reach the most exciting part, the practice of the daily expressions used in almost every conversation. I recommend memorizing these phrases, because you will need them for sure.
|English - Arabic - Pronunciation|
|hi سلام [salam]|
|how are you? كيف حالك؟ [kaif haluk?]|
|I'm good, thank you أنا بخير، شكرا [ana bekheir, shukran]|
|and you? و أنت؟ [wa ant?]|
|what is your name? ما إسمك؟ [ma ismuk?]|
|my name is Maya إسمي مايا [ismi Maya]|
|nice to meet you متشرف بمعرفتك [mutasharef bemarefatek]|
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