German Adjectives

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German Adjectives

Learning the German Adjectives displayed below is vital to the language. German Adjectives are words that describe or modify another person or thing in the sentence. Here are some examples:

English AdjectivesGerman Adjectives
adjectivesAdjektive
a green treeein grüner Baum
a tall buildingein hohes Gebäude
a very old manein sehr alter Mann
the old red housedas alte, rote Haus
a very nice friendein sehr netter Freund, eine sehr nette Freundin

Notice the structure of the Adjectives in German.

List of Adjectives in German

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

English AdjectivesGerman Adjectives
colorsFarben
blackschwarz
blueblau
brownbraun
graygrau
greengrün
orangeorange
purplelila, purpur, violett
redrot
whiteweiß
yellowgelb
sizesGrößen
biggroß
deeptief
longlang
narroweng, schmal
shortkurz
smallklein
tallgroß
thickdick
thindünn
widebreit
shapesFormen
circularkreisförmig, rund
straightgerade
squarequadratisch
triangulardreieckig
tastesGeschmacksrichtungen
bitterbitter
freshfrisch
saltysalzig
soursauer
spicywürzig
sweetsüß
qualitiesEigenschaften
badschlecht
cleansauber
darkdunkel
difficultschwierig
dirtyschmutzig
drytrocken
easyleicht
emptyleer
expensiveteuer
fastschnell
foreignfremd
fullvoll
goodgut
hardhart
heavyschwer
inexpensivepreiswert
lighthell, leicht
locallokal, einheimisch
newneu
noisylaut, geräuschvoll
oldalt
powerfulmächtig, kräftig
quietruhig
correctrichtig
slowlangsam
softweich
verysehr
weakschwach
wetnass
wrongfalsch
youngjung
quantitiesMengen
fewwenige
littlewenig
manyviele
muchviel
partTeil
someeinige
a fewein paar
wholeganze

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