Moroccan Adjectives

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.

black
black Audio
كحل [kĥel]
grey
grey Audio
رمادي [rmadi]
white
white Audio
بياض [byed]
blue
blue Audio
زرق [zreq]
green
green Audio
خضر [khder]
yellow
yellow Audio
صفر [sfer]
red
red Audio
حمر [ĥmer]
brown
brown Audio
قهوي [qahwi]

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
Moroccan + Pronunciation
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
داري بيضا Audio
[dari beyda]
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
بلادك كبيرا Audio
[bladek kbeera]
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
لكتوب الجداد غاليين Audio
[lektoob jdad ghalyeen]
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
حنا فرحانين هنا Audio
[hna ferhaneen hna]
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
عندها تلاتا ديال لكلاب Audio
[Ʒandha tlata dyal leklaab]
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
هاد اللغة ساهلا بزاف Audio
[had lugha sahla bezaf]
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
عندي دار صغيرة خضرة Audio
[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.

cold
cold Audio
بارد [bared]
hot
hot Audio
سخون [skhun]
cloudy
cloudy Audio
مغمم [mghemem]
rainy
rainy Audio
شتا [shta]
snowy
snowy Audio
تلج [telj]
sunny
sunny Audio
مشمس [mshemes]
windy
windy Audio
ريح [reeĥ]
warm
warm Audio
دافي [dafee]

Conversation in Moroccan

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] Audio
how are you?
كيداير؟
[kidair?] Audio
I'm good, thank you
انا بخير, شكرا
[ana bekheer, shukran] Audio
and you?
وأنتا؟
[wenta?] Audio
what is your name?
شنو سميتك؟
[shnu smeytek?] Audio
my name is Maya
سميتي مايا
[smeyti Maya] Audio
nice to meet you
متشرفين
[metsherfeen] Audio

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

Moroccan Alphabet   Moroccan Alphabet

Moroccan Nouns   Moroccan Nouns



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