Latin Adjectives

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

black
black Audio
niger
grey
grey Audio
ravus
white
white Audio
albus
blue
blue Audio
caeruleus
green
green Audio
viridis
yellow
yellow Audio
flavus
red
red Audio
ruber
brown
brown Audio
fulvus

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
Latin
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
domus mea est alba Audio
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
patria tua est magna Audio
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
libri novi sunt pretiosi Audio
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
hoc laeti sumus Audio
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
ea tres canes parvos habet Audio
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
haec lingua est facillissima Audio
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
mihi parvum conservatorium 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
frigidus
hot
hot Audio
calidus
cloudy
cloudy Audio
nubilus
rainy
rainy Audio
pluvius
snowy
snowy Audio
nivosus
sunny
sunny Audio
apricus
windy
windy Audio
ventosus
warm
warm Audio
calidus

Conversation in Latin

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
Latin
hi
salve Audio
how are you?
quomodo es? Audio
I'm good, thank you
sum bonus, gratias ago tibi Audio
and you?
et tu? Audio
what is your name?
quod nomen est tibi? Audio
my name is Maya
maya nomen meum Audio
nice to meet you
placet occurrere tibi Audio

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

Latin Alphabet   Latin Alphabet

Latin Nouns   Latin Nouns



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