Arabic Adjectives

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.

black
black Audio
أسود [aswad]
grey
grey Audio
رمادي [ramadi]
white
white Audio
أبيض [abyad]
blue
blue Audio
أزرق [azrak]
green
green Audio
أخضر [akhdar]
yellow
yellow Audio
أصفر [asfar]
red
red Audio
أحمر [ahmar]
brown
brown Audio
بني [bunni]

Adjectives Grammar Rules

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 Audio
[bayti saghir]
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
بلدك كبير Audio
[baladuka kabir]
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
الكتب الجديدة غالية Audio
[alkutub aljadida ghalia]
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
نحن سعداء هنا Audio
[nahnu suadaa' huna]
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
لديها ثلاثة كلاب صغيرة Audio
[ladaiha thalathatu kelaab]
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
هذه اللغة سهلة جدا Audio
[hadehe allughah sahlatun jidan]
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
لدي منزل أخضر صغير Audio
[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.

cold
cold Audio
بارد [bared]
hot
hot Audio
حار [har]
cloudy
cloudy Audio
غائم [ghaem]
rainy
rainy Audio
ممطر [mumter]
snowy
snowy Audio
مثلج [muthlej]
sunny
sunny Audio
مشمس [mushmes]
windy
windy Audio
عاصف [asef]
warm
warm Audio
دافئ [dafee]

Conversation in Arabic

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] Audio
how are you?
كيف حالك؟
[kaif haluk?] Audio
I'm good, thank you
أنا بخير، شكرا
[ana bekheir, shukran] Audio
and you?
و أنت؟
[wa ant?] Audio
what is your name?
ما إسمك؟
[ma ismuk?] Audio
my name is Maya
إسمي مايا
[ismi Maya] Audio
nice to meet you
متشرف بمعرفتك
[mutasharef bemarefatek] Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about adjectives in Arabic. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. The next lesson is below.

Arabic Alphabet   Arabic Alphabet

Arabic Nouns   Arabic Nouns



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