Khmer Adjectives

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


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Khmer Adjectives

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

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

English AdjectivesKhmer Adjectives
adjectives
គុណនាម
a green tree
ដើមឈើពណ៌បៃតងមួយដើម
a tall building
អាគារខ្ពស់មួយ
a very old man
មនុស្សប្រុសដ៏ចាស់ម្នាក់
the old red house
ផ្ទះចាស់ពណ៌ក្រហម
a very nice friend
មិត្តភ័ក្តដែលរួសរាយរាក់ទាក់ម្នាក់

Notice the structure of the Adjectives in Khmer.

List of Adjectives in Khmer

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

English AdjectivesKhmer Adjectives
colors
ពណ៌
black
ខ្មៅ
blue
ខៀវ
brown
ត្នោត
gray
ប្រផេះ
green
បៃតង
orange
ទឹកក្រូច
purple
ស៊ីជំពូ
red
ក្រហម
white
yellow
លឿង
sizes
ទំហំ
big
ធំ
deep
ជ្រៅ
long
វែង
narrow
ចង្អៀត
short
ខ្លី
small
តូច
tall
ខ្ពស់
thick
ក្រាស
thin
ស្តើង
wide
ទូលាយ
shapes
ទ្រង់ទ្រាយ/សណ្ឋាន
circular
រង្វង់មូល
straight
ត្រង់
square
ការេ
triangular
ចតុកោណកែង
tastes
រស់ជាតិ
bitter
ល្វីង
fresh
ស្រស់
salty
ប្រៃ
sour
ជូ
spicy
គ្រឿងទេសច្រើន
sweet
ផ្អែម
qualities
គុណភាព
bad
អាក្រក់/មិនល្អ
clean
ស្អាត
dark
ងងឹត
difficult
ពិបាក
dirty
ក្រខ្វក់
dry
ស្ងួត
easy
ងាយស្រួល
empty
ទទេ
expensive
ថ្លៃ
fast
លឿន
foreign
ជនបរទេស
full
ពេញ
good
ល្អ
hard
រឹង / ពិបាក / ធ្ងន់
heavy
ធ្ងន់ / ខ្លាំង
inexpensive
ថោក
light
ស្រាល
local
មូលដ្ឋាន
new
ថ្មី
noisy
អ៊ូអែ
old
ចាស់
powerful
ដែលមានអំណាច
quiet
ស្ងៀមស្ងាត់
correct
ត្រឹមត្រូវ
slow
យឺត
soft
ទន់
very
ណាស់
weak
ខ្សោយ
wet
សើម
wrong
ខុស
young
ក្មេង
quantities
បរិមាណ
few
ពីរបី
little
តិចតួច
many
ច្រើន
much
ច្រើន
part
ផ្នែកខ្លះ
some
មួយចំនួន
a few
ពីរបី
whole
ទាំងមូល/ទាំងស្រុង

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


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