Welcome to the second Estonian lesson about adjectives. This time we will first learn about colors, followed by grammar rules, then weather expressions, finally a conversation in Estonian to help you practice your daily phrases.
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 - Estonian|
|my house is white|
[noun + adjective] mu maja on valge
|your country is big|
[noun + adjective] teie riik on suur
|new books are expensive|
[plural + adjective] uued raamatud on kallid
|we are happy here|
[pronoun + verb + adjective] me oleme siin õnnelikud
|she has three small dogs|
[adjective + plural] tal on kolm väikest koera
|this language is very easy|
[adverb + adjective] see keel on väga lihtne
|I have a small green house|
[adjective + adjective] mul on väike roheline maja
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 - Estonian|
|how are you? kuidas läheb?|
|I'm good, thank you tänan, hästi|
|and you? kuidas teil endal läheb?|
|what is your name? kuidas on teie nimi?|
|my name is Maya minu nimi on maya|
|nice to meet you meeldiv tutvuda!|
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