Cantonese Adjectives

If you're trying to learn Cantonese Adjectives you will find some useful resources including a course about Adjectives, Colors, Shapes, Sizes... to help you with your Cantonese grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Cantonese. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Cantonese Adjectives

Learning the Cantonese Adjectives is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Cantonese language. But first we need to know what the role of Adjectives is in the structure of the grammar in Cantonese.

Cantonese Adjectives are words that describe or modify another person or thing in the sentence. Here are some examples:

English AdjectivesCantonese Adjectives
adjectives形容詞
a green tree一棵綠色的樹
a tall building一幢高樓大廈
a very old man一位老人
the old red house舊的紅房屋
a very nice friend一位好的老朋友

Notice the structure of the Adjectives in Cantonese.

List of Adjectives in Cantonese

Below is a list of the Adjectives, Colors, Shapes, Sizes in Cantonese placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Cantonese vocabulary.

English AdjectivesCantonese Adjectives
colors顏色
black黑色
blue藍色
brown啡色
gray灰色
green綠色
orange橙色
purple紫色
red紅色
white白色
yellow黃色
sizes大小
big
deep
long
narrow
short
small
tall
thick
thin
wide
shapes形狀
circular圓形
straight
square方形
triangular三角形
tastes味道
bitter苦味
fresh新鮮
salty咸味
sour酸味
spicy辣味
sweet甜味
qualities質素
bad
clean淸潔
dark
difficult
dirty骯髒
dry
easy容易
empty
expensive
fast
foreign外來
full滿
good
hard
heavy
inexpensive便宜
light
local本地
new
noisy嘈吵
old
powerful強力
quiet
correct正確
slow
soft
very更加
weak
wet
wrong
young年青
quantities數量
few
little
many
much
part部分
some一些
a few一些
whole全部

Adjectives, Colors, Shapes, Sizes have a very important role in Cantonese. Once you're done with the Yue Adjectives, you might want to check the rest of our Cantonese lessons here: Learn Cantonese. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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