Irish Adjectives

If you're trying to learn Irish Adjectives which is also called Gaelic, check our courses about Adjectives, Colors, Shapes, Sizes... to help you with your Irish 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 Irish. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Irish Adjectives

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

English AdjectivesIrish Adjectives
adjectivesaidiachtaí
a green treecrann glas
a tall buildingfoirgneamh ard
a very old manfear an- tsean/seanfhear amach is amach
the old red housean seanteach dearg
a very nice friendcara an-deas

Notice the structure of the Adjectives in Irish.

List of Adjectives in Irish

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

English AdjectivesIrish Adjectives
colorsdathanna
blackdubh
bluegorm
browndonn
grayliath
greenglas
orangeoráiste
purplecorcra
reddearg
whitebán
yellowbuí
sizesméideanna
bigmór
deepdomhain
longfada
narrowcaol
shortgearr
smallbeag
tallard
thicktiubh
thintanaí
wideleathan
shapescruthanna
circularciorclán
straightdíreach
squarecearnach
triangulartriantánach
tastesBlasanna
bittersearbh
freshúr
saltyblas goirt
sourgéar ( as in milk ) bainne géar
spicyspíosartha
sweetmilis
qualitiescáilíochtaí
badolc
cleanglan
darkdorcha
difficultdeacair
dirtysalach
drytirim
easyéasca
emptyfolamh
expensivedaor
fasttapaidh
foreigncoimhthíoch/coigríoch
fulliomlán
gooddea-/ maith
hardcrua
heavytrom
inexpensivesaor
lightéadrom
localáitiúil
newnua
noisycallánach/glórach
oldsean
powerfulcumhachtach
quietciúin
correctceart
slowmall
softbog
veryan-
weaklag
wetfliuch
wrongmícheart
youngóg
quantitiescainníochtaí
fewcúpla/roinnt
littlebeagán
manygo leor
mucha lán ..airgid (much money)
partcuid
someroinnt
a fewroinnt
wholeiomlán/ ar fad (the whole garden ..An gairdin ar fad)

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


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