Telugu Adjectives

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

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black Audio
నలుపు [Nalupu]
grey
grey Audio
బూడిదరంగు [Būḍidaraṅgu]
white
white Audio
తెలుపు [Telupu]
blue
blue Audio
నీలం [Nīlaṁ]
green
green Audio
ఆకుపచ్చ [Ākupacca]
yellow
yellow Audio
పసుపు [Pasupu]
red
red Audio
ఎరుపు [Erupu]
brown
brown Audio
గోధుమరంగు [Gōdhumaraṅgu]

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
Telugu + Pronunciation
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
మాఇల్లు Audio
[Mā'illu]
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
మీ దేశం పెద్దది Audio
[Mī dēśaṁ peddadi]
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
కొత్త పుస్తకాలు ఖరీదైనవి Audio
[Kotta pustakālu kharīdainavi]
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
మేము ఇక్కడ సంతోషంగా ఉన్నాయి Audio
[Mēmu ikkaḍa santōṣaṅgā unnāyi]
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
ఆమె దగ్గర మూడు చిన్న కుక్కలున్నవి Audio
[Āme daggara mūḍu cinna kukkalunnavi]
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
ఈ భాష చాలా సులభం Audio
[Ī bhāṣa cālā sulabhaṁ]
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
నాకు ఒక చిన్నఆకుపచ్చని ఇల్లు ఉన్నది Audio
[Nāku oka cinna'ākupaccani illu unnadi]

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
చలిగా [Caligā]
hot
hot Audio
వేడిగా [Vēḍigā]
cloudy
cloudy Audio
మబ్బుగా [Mabbugā]
rainy
rainy Audio
వర్షంగా,వానగా [Vānagā, varṣaṅgā]
snowy
snowy Audio
మంచుగా [Man̄cugā]
sunny
sunny Audio
ఎండగా [Eṇḍagā]
windy
windy Audio
గాలిగా [Gāligā]
warm
warm Audio
వేడిగా [Vēḍigā]

Conversation in Telugu

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
Telugu
Pronunciation
hi
హాయ్
[Hāy] Audio
how are you?
మీరు ఎలా ఉన్నారు?
[Mīru elā unnāru?] Audio
I'm good, thank you
నేను బాగున్నాను ధన్యవాదాలు
[Nēnu bāgunnānu dhan'yavādālu] Audio
and you?
మరి,మీరు?
[Mari, mīru?] Audio
what is your name?
మీ పేరు ఏమిటి?
[Mī pēru ēmiṭi?] Audio
my name is Maya
నా పేరు మాయ ఉంది
[Nā pēru māya undi] Audio
nice to meet you
మిమ్మల్ని కలవడం సంతోషం
[Mim'malni kalavaḍaṁ santōṣaṁ] Audio

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

Telugu Alphabet   Telugu Alphabet

Telugu Nouns   Telugu Nouns



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