Greek Adjectives

Welcome to the second Greek lesson about adjectives. This time we will first learn about colors, followed by grammar rules, then weather expressions, finally a conversation in Greek to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.

black
black Audio
μαύρο [maύro]
grey
grey Audio
γκρι [ykri]
white
white Audio
λευκό [leeko]
blue
blue Audio
μπλε [mple]
green
green Audio
πράσινο [prasino]
yellow
yellow Audio
κίτρινο [kitrino]
red
red Audio
κόκκινο [kokkino]
brown
brown Audio
καφέ [kafe]

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
Greek + Pronunciation
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
το σπίτι μου είναι λευκό Audio
[to spiti moe einai leeko]
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
χώρα σας είναι μεγάλη Audio
[chora sas einai meyale]
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
τα νέα βιβλία είναι ακριβά Audio
[ta nea vivlia einai akriva]
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
είμαστε ευτυχισμένοι εδώ. Audio
[eimaste eetechismenoi etho.]
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
έχει τρία μικρά σκυλιά Audio
[echei tria mikra skelia]
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
αυτή η γλώσσα είναι πολύ εύκολη Audio
[aete e ylossa einai polύ eύkole]
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
έχω ένα μικρό θερμοκήπιο Audio
[echo ena mikro thermokepio]

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
κρύο [krύo]
hot
hot Audio
καυτό [kaeto]
cloudy
cloudy Audio
νεφελώδης [nefelothes]
rainy
rainy Audio
βροχερός [vrocheros]
snowy
snowy Audio
χιονισμένος [chionismenos]
sunny
sunny Audio
ηλιόλουστος [elioloestos]
windy
windy Audio
ανεμώδης [anemothes]
warm
warm Audio
ζεστό [zesto]

Conversation in Greek

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
Greek
Pronunciation
hi
xαίρεται
[xairetai] Audio
how are you?
πως είσαι?
[pos eisai?] Audio
I'm good, thank you
είμαι καλά, ευχαριστώ.
[eimai kala, eecharisto.] Audio
and you?
εσύ?
[esύ?] Audio
what is your name?
πως λέγεσαι?
[pos leyesai?] Audio
my name is Maya
το όνομά μου είναι μάγια
[to onoma moe einai mayia] Audio
nice to meet you
χάρηκα
[chareka] Audio

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

Greek Alphabet   Greek Alphabet

Greek Nouns   Greek Nouns



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