Cebuano Adjectives

Welcome to the second Cebuano lesson about adjectives. This time we will first learn about colors, followed by grammar rules, then weather expressions, finally a conversation in Cebuano to help you practice your daily phrases.

black
black Audio
itom
grey
grey Audio
grey
white
white Audio
puti
blue
blue Audio
asul
green
green Audio
berde
yellow
yellow Audio
dilaw
red
red Audio
pula
brown
brown Audio
brawn

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
Cebuano
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
ang ako balay kay puti Audio
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
imu nasud kay dako Audio
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
mga bago nga libro kay mahal Audio
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
malipayon mi diri Audio
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
naa siya'y tulo ka gagmay nga iro Audio
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
sayon rajud ni nga linguahe Audio
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
naa ko'y gamay nga balay nga berde Audio

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
bugnaw
hot
hot Audio
init
cloudy
cloudy Audio
dag-um
rainy
rainy Audio
uwan
snowy
snowy Audio
nyebe
sunny
sunny Audio
init
windy
windy Audio
hangin
warm
warm Audio
init gamay

Conversation in Cebuano

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
Cebuano
hi
hi Audio
how are you?
musta man ka? Audio
I'm good, thank you
okay rako, salamat Audio
and you?
ikaw? Audio
what is your name?
unsa imu pangan? Audio
my name is Maya
ako pangalan kay Maya Audio
nice to meet you
maaung pakigkita nimu Audio

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

Cebuano Alphabet   Cebuano Alphabet

Cebuano Nouns   Cebuano Nouns



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