Tajik Adjectives

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

black
black
сиёҳ [sijeҳ]
grey
grey
хокистарранг [chokistarranh]
white
white
сафед [safied]
blue
blue
кабуд [kabud]
green
green
сабз [sabz]
yellow
yellow
зард [zard]
red
red
сурх [surch]
brown
brown
қаҳваранг [k'aҳvaranh]

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
Tajik + Pronunciation
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
Хонаи ман сафед аст
[Chonai man safied astra]
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
Давлати шумо калон аст
[Davlati šumo Kalon astra]
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
Китобҳои нав гарон мебошанд
[Kitobҳoi nav Haron miebošand]
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
Мо дар инҷо шод ҳастем
[Mo dar inҷo šod ҳastiem]
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
Ӯ се саги майда дорад
[Ū sioje sahi Majda Dorada]
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
Ин забон хеле осон аст
[Jan zabon chielie oson astra]
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
Ман хонаи майдаи сабз дорам
[Man chonai majdan sabz doram]

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
хунук [chunuk]
hot
hot
гарм [Harmi]
cloudy
cloudy
абрнок [abrnok]
rainy
rainy
борон меборад [baron mieborad]
snowy
snowy
барф меборад [barf mieborad]
sunny
sunny
гармӣ [harmī]
windy
windy
шамол [šamol]
warm
warm
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Conversation in Tajik

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
Tajik
Pronunciation
hi
Салом
[Salam]
how are you?
Чӣ ҳол доред?
[Čī ҳol doried?]
I'm good, thank you
Хуб, ташаккур
[Chub, tašakkur]
and you?
Шумо чӣ?
[Šumo čī?]
what is your name?
Номи шумо чист?
[Naminalie šumo čysty?]
my name is Maya
Номи ман Майя
[Naminalie man Majia]
nice to meet you
Аз шиносои бо шумо шодам
[Az šinosoi bo šumo šodam]

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

Tajik Alphabet   Tajik Alphabet

Tajik Nouns   Tajik Nouns



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