Welcome to the second Filipino lesson about adjectives. This time we will first learn about colors, followed by grammar rules, then weather expressions, finally a conversation in Filipino 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.
|my house is white
[noun + adjective]
|ang aking bahay ay puti |
|your country is big
[noun + adjective]
|ang iyong bansa ay malaki |
|new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
|ang mga bagong libro ay mahal |
|we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
|masaya kami dito |
|she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
|siya ay may tatlong maliliit na aso |
|this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
|ang wika na ito ay napakadali |
|I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
|meron akong isang maliit na kulay berdeng bahay |
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.
|how are you?||kumusta ka?|
|I'm good, thank you||mabuti naman ako, salamat|
|and you?||at ikaw?|
|what is your name?||anong pangalan mo?|
|my name is Maya||ako si maya|
|nice to meet you||ikinagagalak kong makilala ka|
I hope you enjoyed this lesson about adjectives in Filipino. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. The next lesson is below.
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