Javanese Adjectives

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


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Javanese Adjectives

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

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

English AdjectivesJavanese Adjectives
adjectives
a green treewit ijo
a tall buildinggedung dhuwur
a very old manwong tuo banget
the old red houseomah abang kuno
a very nice friendkonco

Notice the structure of the Adjectives in Javanese.

List of Adjectives in Javanese

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

English AdjectivesJavanese Adjectives
colorswerna
blackireng
bluebiru
browncoklat
grayabu-abu
greenijo
orangekuning telo
purpleungu
redabang
whiteputih
yellowkuning
sizesukuran
biggedhe
deepjeru
longdawa
narrowciut
shortcendak/cekak
smallcilik
talldhuwur
thickkandel
thintipis
wideombo
shapesbentuk
circularbunder
straightjejeg
squarekothak
triangularsegitiga
tastesrasa
bitterpahit
freshseger
saltyasin
sourasem
spicypedes
sweetlegi
qualitiessifat
badelek
cleanresik
darkpeteng
difficultangel
dirtyreged
drygaring
easygampang
emptykosong
expensivelarang
fastcepet
foreign
fullkebek
goodapik
hardatos
heavyabot
inexpensivemurah
lightentheng
locallokal
newberita
noisyribut
oldtuo
powerfulkuat
quietsepi
correctbener
slowalon
softlembut
verybanget
weaklemes/loyo
wetteles
wrongsalah
youngnom
quantitiesjumlah
fewsithik
littlesithik
manyakeh
muchakeh
partsebagian
somepirang-pirang
a fewpirang-pirang
wholekabeh

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


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