Galician Adjectives

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

black
black Audio
negro
grey
grey Audio
gris
white
white Audio
branco
blue
blue Audio
azul
green
green Audio
verde
yellow
yellow Audio
amarelo
red
red Audio
vermello
brown
brown Audio
castaño

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
Galician
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
a miña casa é branca Audio
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
o seu país é grande Audio
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
os libros novos son caros Audio
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
estamos felices aquí Audio
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
ela ten tres cans pequenos Audio
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
esta lingua é moi fácil Audio
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
eu teño un pequeno invernadoiro 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
frío
hot
hot Audio
quente
cloudy
cloudy Audio
nubrado
rainy
rainy Audio
chuvioso
snowy
snowy Audio
nevado
sunny
sunny Audio
soleado
windy
windy Audio
ventoso
warm
warm Audio
quente

Conversation in Galician

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
Galician
hi
ola Audio
how are you?
como está? Audio
I'm good, thank you
estou ben, grazas Audio
and you?
e vostede? Audio
what is your name?
como se chama? Audio
my name is Maya
chámome maya Audio
nice to meet you
encantado/a! Audio

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

Galician Alphabet   Galician Alphabet

Galician Nouns   Galician Nouns



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