Malay Adjectives

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


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Malay Adjectives

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

English AdjectivesMalay Adjectives
adjectiveskata sifat
a green treepohon hijau
a tall buildingbangunan tinggi
a very old manLelaki yang sangat tua
the old red houseRumah merah usang
a very nice friendteman yang sangat baik

Notice the structure of the Adjectives in Malay.

List of Adjectives in Malay

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

English AdjectivesMalay Adjectives
colorsWarna
blackhitam
bluebiru
browncoklat
graykelabu
greenhijau
orangejingga
purpleungu
redmerah
whiteputih
yellowkuning
sizessaiz
bigbesar
deepdalam
longpanjang
narrowsempit
shortpendek
smallkecil
talltinggi
thicktebal
thinnipis
widelebar
shapesbentuk
circularbundar
straightlurus
squaresegi empat
triangularsegi tiga
tastesselera
bitterpahit
freshsegar
saltymasin
sourmasam
spicypedas
sweetmanis
qualitiessifat-sifat
badburuk
cleanbersih
darkgelap
difficultsukar
dirtykotor
drykering
easysenang
emptykosong
expensivemahal
fastcepat
foreignasing
fullpenuh
goodbaik
hardkeras
heavyberat
inexpensivemurah
lightringan
localtempatan
newbaru
noisybising
oldtua
powerfulberkuasa
quietsenyap
correctbetul
slowperlahan
softlembut
verysangat
weaklemah
wetbasah
wrongsalah
youngmuda
quantitiesbilangan
fewbeberapa
littlesedikit
manybanyak
muchbanyak
partbahagian
somebeberapa
a fewbeberapa
wholesemua

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


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