Marathi Adjectives

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

black
black Audio
काळा [kaalaa]
grey
grey Audio
करडा [krdaa]
white
white Audio
पांढरा [paandhraa]
blue
blue Audio
निळा [nilaa]
green
green Audio
हिरवा [hirvaa]
yellow
yellow Audio
पिवळा [pivlaa]
red
red Audio
लाल [laal]
brown
brown Audio
तपकिरी [tapkiri]

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
Marathi + Pronunciation
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
माझे घर पांढरे आहे Audio
[maajhe ghar paandhre aahe]
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
तुमचा देश मोठा आहे Audio
[tumchaa desh mothaa aahe]
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
नवीन पुस्तके महाग असतात Audio
[navin pustake mahaag astaat]
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
आम्ही इथे आनंदात आहोत Audio
[aamhi ithe aanndaat aahot]
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
तिच्याकडे तीन लहान कुत्रे आहेत Audio
[tichyaakade tin lahaan kutre aahet]
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
ही भाषा खूप सोपी आहे Audio
[hi bhaashaa khup sopi aahe]
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
माझ्याकडे एक लहान हरितगृह आहे Audio
[maajhyaakade ek lahaan haritgruh aahe]

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
थंड [thand]
hot
hot Audio
गरम [garam]
cloudy
cloudy Audio
ढगाळ [Dhagaaal]
rainy
rainy Audio
पावसाळी [paavsaali]
snowy
snowy Audio
बर्फाळ [barfaaL]
sunny
sunny Audio
सूर्यप्रकाशित [suryaprkaashit]
windy
windy Audio
वारा सुटला आहे [vaaraa suTlaa aahe]
warm
warm Audio
उबदार [ubdaar]

Conversation in Marathi

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
Marathi
Pronunciation
hi
नमस्कार
[namskaar] Audio
how are you?
आपण कसे आहात?
[aapnaN kase aahaat?] Audio
I'm good, thank you
मी ठीक आहे; धन्यवाद
[mi thik aahe; dhanyavaad] Audio
and you?
आणि आपण कसे आहात?
[aani aapan kase aahaat?] Audio
what is your name?
आपले नांव काय?
[aaple naav kaay?] Audio
my name is Maya
माझे नांव माया
[maajhe naav maayaa] Audio
nice to meet you
आपल्याला भेटून आनंद झाला
[aapalyaalaa bheTun aanand jhaalaa] Audio

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

Marathi Alphabet   Marathi Alphabet

Marathi Nouns   Marathi Nouns



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