Hindi Adjectives

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

black Audio
काला [kaalaa]
grey Audio
धूसर [dhusr]
white Audio
सफ़ेद [sfeed]
blue Audio
नीला [nilaa]
green Audio
हरा [hraa]
yellow Audio
पीला [pilaa]
red Audio
लाल [laal]
brown Audio
भूरा [bhuraa]

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
Hindi + Pronunciation
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
मेरे घर सफेद है | Audio
[mere ghr sfed hai |]
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
आपका देश बड़ा है | Audio
[aapkaa desh bdeaa hai |]
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
नई किताबें महंगी हैं | Audio
[ni kitaaben mhngai hain |]
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
हम यहाँ खुश हैं | Audio
[hm yhaan khush hain |]
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
उसके पास तीन छोटे कुत्ते हैं | Audio
[uske paas tin chote kutte hain |]
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
यह भाषा बहुत आसान है | Audio
[yh bhaasaa bhut aasaan hai |]
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
मेरे पास एक छोटा ग्रीनहाउस (हरा घर ) है | Audio
[mere paas ek chotaa garinhaaus (hraa ghr ) hai |]

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.

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ठंड [thnd]
hot Audio
गर्म [garm]
cloudy Audio
मेघाच्छादित [meghaakchaadit]
rainy Audio
बारिश [baarish]
snowy Audio
हिमपात [himpaat]
sunny Audio
चमकीला [kmkilaa]
windy Audio
तूफानी [tufaani]
warm Audio
गरम [garm]

Conversation in Hindi

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.

[nmste] Audio
how are you?
आप कैसे (m) / कैसी (f) हैं?
[aap kaise (m) / kaisi (f) hain?] Audio
I'm good, thank you
मैं ठीक हूँ, शुक्रिया
[main thik hun, shukriyaa] Audio
and you?
और आप?
[aur aap?] Audio
what is your name?
आपका नाम क्या है?
[aapkaa naam kyaa hai?] Audio
my name is Maya
मेरा नाम माया है |
[meraa naam maayaa hai |] Audio
nice to meet you
आपसे मिलकर अच्छा लगा |
[aapse milkr akchaa lgaaa |] Audio

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

Hindi Alphabet   Hindi Alphabet

Hindi Nouns   Hindi Nouns


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