Serbian Adjectives

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

black Audio
црна [tzrna]
grey Audio
сива [siva]
white Audio
бела [byela]
blue Audio
плава [plava]
green Audio
зелена [zyelyena]
yellow Audio
жута [ʐoota]
red Audio
црвена [tzrvyena]
brown Audio
браон [braon]

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
Serbian + Pronunciation
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
моја кућа је бела Audio
[moјa kooća јye byela]
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
ваша земља је велика Audio
[vasha zyemlja јye vyelika]
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
нове књиге су скупе Audio
[novye kњiguye soo skoopye]
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
ми смо срећни овде Audio
[mi smo sryećni ovdye]
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
она има три мала пса Audio
[ona ima tri mala psa]
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
овај језик је веома лак Audio
[ovaј јyezik јye vyeoma lak]
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
имам малу стаклену башту Audio
[imam maloo staklyenoo bashtoo]

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 Audio
хладно [khladno]
hot Audio
вруће [vrooćye]
cloudy Audio
облачно [oblachno]
rainy Audio
кишовито [kishovito]
snowy Audio
снежне падавине [snyeʐnye padavinye]
sunny Audio
сунчано [soonchano]
windy Audio
ветровито [vyetrovito]
warm Audio
топло [toplo]

Conversation in Serbian

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.

[zdravo!] Audio
how are you?
како сте?
[kako stye?] Audio
I'm good, thank you
добро сам, хвала!
[dobro sam, khvala!] Audio
and you?
а ви?
[a vi?] Audio
what is your name?
како се зовеш?
[kako sye zovyesh?] Audio
my name is Maya
моје име је маја
[moјye imye јye maјa] Audio
nice to meet you
драго ми је!
[draguo mi јye!] Audio

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

Serbian Alphabet   Serbian Alphabet

Serbian Nouns   Serbian Nouns


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