Welcome to the second Moroccan lesson about adjectives. This time we will first learn about colors, followed by grammar rules, then weather expressions, finally a conversation in Moroccan to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.
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 - Moroccan + Pronunciation|
|my house is white|
[noun + adjective] داري بيضا [dari beyda]
|your country is big|
[noun + adjective] بلادك كبيرا [bladek kbeera]
|new books are expensive|
[plural + adjective] لكتوب الجداد غاليين [lektoob jdad ghalyeen]
|we are happy here|
[pronoun + verb + adjective] حنا فرحانين هنا [hna ferhaneen hna]
|she has three small dogs|
[adjective + plural] عندها تلاتا ديال لكلاب [Ʒandha tlata dyal leklaab]
|this language is very easy|
[adverb + adjective] هاد اللغة ساهلا بزاف [had lugha sahla bezaf]
|I have a small green house|
[adjective + adjective] عندي دار صغيرة خضرة [Ʒandy dar sgheera khedra]
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.
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 - Moroccan - Pronunciation|
|hi سلام [salam]|
|how are you? كيداير؟ [kidair?]|
|I'm good, thank you انا بخير, شكرا [ana bekheer, shukran]|
|and you? وأنتا؟ [wenta?]|
|what is your name? شنو سميتك؟ [shnu smeytek?]|
|my name is Maya سميتي مايا [smeyti Maya]|
|nice to meet you متشرفين [metsherfeen]|
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