Pashto Adjectives

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

black
black
تور
grey
grey
خاكي
white
white
سپين
blue
blue
اسماني شين
green
green
شين
yellow
yellow
ژېړ
red
red
سور
brown
brown
نسواري

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
Pashto
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
زما کور سپین رنګ لري
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
ستاسو هېواد لوی دی
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
نوي کتابونه ګرانبیه وي
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
مونږ دلته خوشاله یو
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
هغه درې واړه سپي لري
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
دا ژبه ډېره اسانه ده
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
زه یو وړوکی شین کور لرم

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
یخ
hot
hot
ګرم
cloudy
cloudy
ورېځ
rainy
rainy
باراني
snowy
snowy
واوره ووری
sunny
sunny
لمریز
windy
windy
بادی
warm
warm
معتدل

Conversation in Pashto

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
Pashto
hi
سلام
how are you?
څنګه یاست؟
I'm good, thank you
زه ښه یم، مننه.
and you?
او تاسې؟
what is your name?
ستاسې نوم څه دی؟
my name is Maya
زما نوم مایا دی
nice to meet you
په لیدلو دې خوښ شوم

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

Pashto Alphabet   Pashto Alphabet

Pashto Nouns   Pashto Nouns



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