Uyghur Adjectives

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

black
black
قارا [qara]
grey
grey
كۈلرەڭ [külreng]
white
white
ئاق [aq]
blue
blue
كۆك [kök]
green
green
يېشىل [yëshil]
yellow
yellow
سېرىق [sëriq]
red
red
قىزىل [qizil]
brown
brown
قوڭۇر رەڭ [qongur reng]

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
Uyghur + Pronunciation
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
ئۆيۈم ئاق
[öyüm aq]
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
دۆلىتىڭىز چوڭ
[dölitingiz chong]
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
يېڭى كىتاپلار قىممەت
[yëngi kitaplar qimmet]
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
بۇيەردە بىز بەختىيار
[buyerde biz bextiyarmiz]
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
ئۇنىڭ دا ئۈچ كۈچۈك بار
[uning da üch küchük bar]
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
بۇ تىل بەك ئاسان
[bu til bek asan]
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
مېنىڭ بىر كىچىك يېشىل ئۆيۈم بار
[mëning bir kichik yëshil öyüm bar]

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
سوغۇق [soghuq]
hot
hot
ئىسسىق [issiq]
cloudy
cloudy
بۇلۇتلۇق [bulutluq]
rainy
rainy
يامغۇرلۇق [yamghurluq]
snowy
snowy
قارلىق [qarliq]
sunny
sunny
ئاپتاپلىق [aptapliq]
windy
windy
شاماللىق [shamalliq]
warm
warm
ئىللىق [illiq]

Conversation in Uyghur

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
Uyghur
Pronunciation
hi
ياخشىمۇسىز
[yaxshimusiz]
how are you?
قانداق ئەھۋالىڭىز؟
[qandaq ehwalingiz?]
I'm good, thank you
مەن ياخشى،رەھمەت سىزگە
[men yaxshi,rehmet sizge]
and you?
سىزچۇ؟
[sizchu?]
what is your name?
ئىسمىڭىز نېمە؟
[ismingiz nëme?]
my name is Maya
ئىسمىم مايا
[ismim Maya]
nice to meet you
كۆرۈشكىنىمىزگە خۇشالمەن
[körüshkinimizge xushalmen]

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

Uyghur Alphabet   Uyghur Alphabet

Uyghur Nouns   Uyghur Nouns



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