Sundanese Adjectives

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

black
black
hideung
grey
grey
hawuk
white
white
bodas
blue
blue
bulao
green
green
hejo
yellow
yellow
koneng
red
red
beureum
brown
brown
coklat

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
Sundanese
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
rorompok abdi bodas
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
nagara anjeun ageung
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
buku-buku nu enggal awis pangaosna
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
abdi sadaya ngaraos bungah di dieu
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
anjeunna gaduh anjing tilu aralit keneh
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
basa ieu teh gampil pisan
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
abdi gaduh rorompok alit nu cet na hejo

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
tiis
hot
hot
panas
cloudy
cloudy
mendung
rainy
rainy
hujan
snowy
snowy
nyalju
sunny
sunny
caang
windy
windy
ngangin
warm
warm
haneut

Conversation in Sundanese

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
Sundanese
hi
hei
how are you?
kumaha damang?
I'm good, thank you
abdi sae, hatur nuhun
and you?
sawalerna?
what is your name?
dupi nami teh saha?
my name is Maya
nami abdi maya
nice to meet you
abdi bungah pendak sareng anjeun

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

Sundanese Alphabet   Sundanese Alphabet

Sundanese Nouns   Sundanese Nouns



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