Hausa Adjectives

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


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Hausa Adjectives

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

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

English AdjectivesHausa Adjectives
adjectivesadjectives
a green treewani itace
a tall buildingmai tsayi gini
a very old manda mutum
the old red houseda jajata gidan
a very nice friendda daɗaɗawa aboki

Notice the structure of the Adjectives in Hausa.

List of Adjectives in Hausa

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

English AdjectivesHausa Adjectives
colorslaunoni
blackbaƙi
blueshuɗi
brownruwan-ƙasa
graytokatoka
green
orangeoranji kore
purpleshunayya
redjajata
whitefari
yellowrawayu
sizessizes
bigbabbar
deepteku
longmai
narrowtsallake rijiya da baya
shortkaɗan
smallkaɗan
tallsankam
thickguzuguzun
thinkanjame
widesuna fuskantar
shapessigogi
circularDakin hayi
straightmiƙaƙƙen
squaremurabbaar
triangulartriangular
tastesmashayan
bitter
freshsabon
saltygishiri-gishiri
sourgumasa
spicymai yaji
sweetkunun
qualitiessashe
badmugu
cleantande
darkduhu
difficulttaazzara
dirtyƙazantar da
drybushesher
easymai sauki
emptyzubar da
expensivetsada
fastazume
foreignharkokin
fullcike
goodda
hardwuya
heavyjimbirjimbirn
inexpensivemai sauƙi
lighthaske
localƙaramar
newsabon
noisyrica
oldda
powerfulmasu
quietyi shiru
correctdaidai
slowsilon
softlugub
veryda
weaklamɓane
wetdamuna
wronglaifi
young'yan
quantitieskuɗinta
few'yan
littleyara
manyda yawa
muchsun
partrabu
someda
a fewdama
whole

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


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