German Adjectives

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

black
black Audio
schwarz
grey
grey Audio
grau
white
white Audio
weiß
blue
blue Audio
blau
green
green Audio
grün
yellow
yellow Audio
gelb
red
red Audio
rot
brown
brown Audio
braun

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
German
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
Mein Haus ist weiß Audio
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
Ihr Land ist groß Audio
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
Neue Bücher sind teuer Audio
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
Wir sind hier glücklich Audio
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
Sie hat drei kleine Hunde Audio
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
Diese Sprache ist sehr einfach Audio
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
Ich habe ein kleines Gewächshaus 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
kalt
hot
hot Audio
heiß
cloudy
cloudy Audio
wolkig, trüb
rainy
rainy Audio
regnerisch
snowy
snowy Audio
verschneit
sunny
sunny Audio
sonnig
windy
windy Audio
windig
warm
warm Audio
warm

Conversation in German

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
German
hi
Hallo Audio
how are you?
Wie geht es Ihnen? Audio
I'm good, thank you
Mir geht es gut, danke. Audio
and you?
Danke, und Dir? Audio
what is your name?
Wie heißen Sie? Audio
my name is Maya
Mein Name ist Maya Audio
nice to meet you
Freut mich, Sie kennen zu lernen. Audio

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

German Alphabet   German Alphabet

German Nouns   German Nouns



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