Malay Adjectives

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

black
black Audio
Hitam
grey
grey Audio
Kelabu
white
white Audio
Putih
blue
blue Audio
Biru
green
green Audio
Hijau
yellow
yellow Audio
Kuning
red
red Audio
Merah
brown
brown Audio
Coklat

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
Malay
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
Rumah saya warna putih. Audio
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
Negara anda besar. Audio
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
Buku baru adalah mahal. Audio
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
Kami gembira di sini. Audio
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
Dia mempunyai tiga ekor anjing kecil. Audio
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
Bahasa ini sangat mudah. Audio
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
Saya mempunyai rumah hijau yang kecil. 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
Sejuk
hot
hot Audio
Panas
cloudy
cloudy Audio
Mendung
rainy
rainy Audio
Hujan
snowy
snowy Audio
Bersalji
sunny
sunny Audio
Cerah
windy
windy Audio
Berangin
warm
warm Audio
Panas

Conversation in Malay

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
Malay
hi
Hai Audio
how are you?
Anda apa khabar? / Apa khabar? Audio
I'm good, thank you
Saya sihat, terima kasih. Audio
and you?
Anda bagaimana? Audio
what is your name?
Siapa nama anda? Audio
my name is Maya
Nama saya Maya. Audio
nice to meet you
Selamat berkenalan! Audio

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

Malay Alphabet   Malay Alphabet

Malay Nouns   Malay Nouns



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