Bulgarian Adjectives

Welcome to the second Bulgarian lesson about adjectives. This time we will first learn about colors, followed by grammar rules, then weather expressions, finally a conversation in Bulgarian to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.

black
black Audio
черен [chyeryen]
grey
grey Audio
сив [siv]
white
white Audio
бял [byal]
blue
blue Audio
син [sin]
green
green Audio
зелен [zyelyen]
yellow
yellow Audio
жълт [ʐʲlt]
red
red Audio
червен [chyervyen]
brown
brown Audio
кафяв [kafyav]

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
Bulgarian + Pronunciation
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
моята къща е бяла Audio
[moyata kʲshta ye byala]
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
Вашата страна е голяма Audio
[Vashata strana ye guolyama]
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
новите книги са скъпи Audio
[novitye knigui sa skʲpi]
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
ние сме щастливи тук Audio
[niye smye shtastlivi took]
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
тя има три малки кучета Audio
[tya ima tri malki koochyeta]
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
този език е много лесен Audio
[tozi yezik ye mnoguo lyesyen]
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
Имам малка зелена къща Audio
[Imam malka zyelyena kʲshta]

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
студено [stoodyeno]
hot
hot Audio
горещо [guoryeshto]
cloudy
cloudy Audio
облачно [oblachno]
rainy
rainy Audio
дъждовно [dʲʐdovno]
snowy
snowy Audio
вали сняг [vali snyagu]
sunny
sunny Audio
слънчево [slʲnchyevo]
windy
windy Audio
ветровито [vyetrovito]
warm
warm Audio
топло [toplo]

Conversation in Bulgarian

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
Bulgarian
Pronunciation
hi
Здравей!
[Zdravyey!] Audio
how are you?
Как сте?
[Kak stye?] Audio
I'm good, thank you
Добре съм, благодаря!
[Dobrye sʲm, blaguodarya!] Audio
and you?
А вие?
[A viye?] Audio
what is your name?
Как се казвате?
[Kak sye kazvatye?] Audio
my name is Maya
Моето име е Мая
[Moyeto imye ye Maya] Audio
nice to meet you
Приятно ми е да се запознаем!
[Priyatno mi ye da sye zapoznayem!] Audio

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

Bulgarian Alphabet   Bulgarian Alphabet

Bulgarian Nouns   Bulgarian Nouns



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