Flemish Adjectives

If you're trying to learn Flemish Adjectives you will find some useful resources including a course about Adjectives, Colors, Shapes, Sizes... to help you with your Flemish 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 Flemish. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Flemish Adjectives

Learning the Flemish 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 Flemish language. But first we need to know what the role of Adjectives is in the structure of the grammar in Flemish.

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

English AdjectivesFlemish Adjectives
adjectivesbijvoeglijke naamwoorden
a green treeeen groene boom
a tall buildingeen hoog gebouw
a very old maneen heel oude man
the old red househet oud rood huis/ het oude rode huis [last only in written language]
a very nice friendeen heel lieve vriend/vriendin

Notice the structure of the Adjectives in Flemish.

List of Adjectives in Flemish

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

English AdjectivesFlemish Adjectives
colorskleuren
blackzwart
blueblauw
brownbruin
graygrijs
greengroen
orangeoranje
purplepaars
redrood
whitewit
yellowgeel
sizesgroottes
biggroot
deepdiep
longlang
narrownauw
shortkort
smallklein
tallhoog/groot [last for people only]
thickdik
thindun
widebreed
shapesvormen
circularrond
straightrecht
squarevierkant
triangulardriehoekig
tastessmaken
bitterbitter
freshvers
saltyzout
sourzuur
spicygekruid/pikant
sweetzoet
qualitieseigenschappen
badslecht
cleanproper/schoon
darkdonker
difficultmoeilijk
dirtyvuil
drydroog
easygemakkelijk
emptyleeg
expensiveduur
fastsnel
foreignvreemd
fullvol
goodgoed
hardhard/moeilijk [latter for difficulty only]
heavyzwaar
inexpensivegoedkoop
lightlicht
locallocaal/plaatselijk
newnieuw
noisylawaaierig/luid
oldoud
powerfulsterk
quietstill/rustig
correctjuist
slowtraag
softzacht
veryheel/zeer [former mostly in spoken language]
weakzwak
wetnat
wrongverkeerd/fout
youngjong
quantitieshoeveelheden
fewweinig
littleweinig/een beetje [latter means 'a little']
manyveel
muchveel
parteen deel
someeen paar/een aantal
a feween paar/een aantal
wholeheel

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


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