Filipino Adjectives

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.

black
black Audio
itim
grey
grey Audio
kulay-abo
white
white Audio
puti
blue
blue Audio
asul
green
green Audio
berde
yellow
yellow Audio
dilaw
red
red Audio
pula
brown
brown Audio
kayumanggi

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 RulesFilipino
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
ang aking bahay ay puti Audio
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
ang iyong bansa ay malaki Audio
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
ang mga bagong libro ay mahal Audio
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
masaya kami dito Audio
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
siya ay may tatlong maliliit na aso Audio
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
ang wika na ito ay napakadali Audio
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
meron akong isang maliit na kulay berdeng bahay 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
malamig
hot
hot Audio
mainit
cloudy
cloudy Audio
maulap
rainy
rainy Audio
maulan
snowy
snowy Audio
may niyebe
sunny
sunny Audio
maaraw
windy
windy Audio
mahangin
warm
warm Audio
mainit

Conversation in Filipino

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.

EnglishFilipino
himaligayang pagbati Audio
how are you?kumusta ka? Audio
I'm good, thank youmabuti naman ako, salamat Audio
and you?at ikaw? Audio
what is your name?anong pangalan mo? Audio
my name is Mayaako si maya Audio
nice to meet youikinagagalak kong makilala ka Audio

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.

Filipino Alphabet       Filipino Alphabet

Filipino Nouns       Filipino Nouns


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