Italian Adjectives

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

black
black Audio
nero
grey
grey Audio
grigio
white
white Audio
bianco
blue
blue Audio
blu
green
green Audio
verde
yellow
yellow Audio
giallo
red
red Audio
rosso
brown
brown Audio
marrone

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
Italian
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
la mia casa è bianca Audio
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
il tuo paese è grande Audio
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
i nuovi libri sono costosi Audio
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
siamo felici qui Audio
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
lei ha tre cani di piccola taglia Audio
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
questa lingua è molto semplice Audio
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
ho una piccola serra 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
freddo
hot
hot Audio
caldo
cloudy
cloudy Audio
nuvoloso
rainy
rainy Audio
piovoso
snowy
snowy Audio
innevato
sunny
sunny Audio
soleggiato
windy
windy Audio
ventoso
warm
warm Audio
caldo

Conversation in Italian

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
Italian
hi
ciao! Audio
how are you?
come sta? Audio
I'm good, thank you
bene, grazie. Audio
and you?
e lei? Audio
what is your name?
come si chiama? Audio
my name is Maya
il mio nome è maya Audio
nice to meet you
piacere! Audio

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

Italian Alphabet   Italian Alphabet

Italian Nouns   Italian Nouns



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