Hebrew Adjectives

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

black
black
שחור
grey
grey
אפור
white
white
לבן
blue
blue
כחול
green
green
ירוק
yellow
yellow
צהוב
red
red
אדום
brown
brown
חום

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
Hebrew
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
הבית שלי לבן
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
המדינה שלך גדולה
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
ספרים חדשים הם יקרים
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
טוב לנו כאן
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
יש לה שלושה כלבים קטנים
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
שפה זו היא קלה מאוד
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
יש לי חממה קטנה

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
קר
hot
hot
חם
cloudy
cloudy
מעונן
rainy
rainy
גשום
snowy
snowy
יורד שלג
sunny
sunny
השמש זורחת
windy
windy
יש רוח
warm
warm
חמים

Conversation in Hebrew

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
Hebrew
hi
היי
how are you?
מה שלומך?
I'm good, thank you
אני בסדר, תודה
and you?
ואתה?
what is your name?
מה שמך?
my name is Maya
שמי מאיה
nice to meet you
נעים מאד

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

Hebrew Alphabet   Hebrew Alphabet

Hebrew Nouns   Hebrew Nouns



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