Pashto Adjectives

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Pashto Adjectives

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

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

English AdjectivesPashto Adjectives
adjectivesseftewnh - صفتونه
a green treeyewh shenh wenh - يوه شنه ونه
a tall buildingyewh lewṛh wedanəi - يوه لوړه ودانۍ
a very old manyew ḍer zewṛ sṛy - يو ډېر زوړ سړي
the old red househeghh zewṛ sewr kewr - هغه زوړ سور کور
a very nice friendyew ḍyer ṣ̌h dewset - يو ډير ښه دوست

Notice the structure of the Adjectives in Pashto.

List of Adjectives in Pashto

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

English AdjectivesPashto Adjectives
colorsrengewnh - رنگونه
blacktewr - تور
blueasemaney sheyn - اسماني شين
brownneswarey - نسواري
graykhakey - خاكي
greensheyn - شين
orangena renj - نا رنجې
purpleareghewaney - ارغواني
redsewr - سور
whitesepyen - سپين
yellowjeṛ - ژېړ
sizesanedazh - اندازه
biglewa (ghṭ) - لوی (غټ)
deepjewr - ژور
longawẓ̌d - اوږد
narrowteng (nera) - تنگ (نری)
shortlenḍ - لنډ
smallwṛweka - وړوکی
talljeg (deng) - جګ (دنګ)
thickḍbel (penḍ) - ډبل (پنډ)
thinnera - نری
widepeln (perakh) - پلن (پراخ)
shapessheklewnh - شکلونه
circulargerd (daarh sheklh) - ګرد (دایره شکله)
straightmekhamekh - مخامخ
squaremerb' - مربع
triangularmethelth - مثلث
tasteskhewnedwenh - خوندونه
bitterterakh - تریخ
freshtazh - تازه
saltymalegyen - مالگين
sourterwesh - تروش
spicymesa lh dar - مسا له دار
sweetkhewẓ̌ - خوږ
qualitieskhasatewnh - خاصیتونه
badbed - بد
cleansefa (pak) - صفا (پاک)
darktaarh - تیاره
difficultsekhet (meshekl) - سخت (مشکل)
dirtykharen (chṭl) - خیرن (چټل)
drywech - وچ
easyasan - اسان
emptykhaley (tesh) - خالي (تش)
expensiveqamet(geran) - قیمت(ګران)
fasttaz - تیز
foreignkharaja (bherna) - خاریجی (بهرنی)
fullpewrh (ḍk) - پوره (ډک)
goodṣ̌h - ښه
hardsekhet - سخت
heavyderwend - دروند
inexpensivearezanh - ارزانه
lightrewṣ̌an - روښان
localseymh ayeyz (mhela) - سيمه اييز (محلی)
newnewy - نوي
noisydeshewrh aw zewag cekhh ḍk - دشوره او زواګ څخه ډک
oldzewṛ - زوړ
powerfulqewa (zewakemn) - قوی (ځواکمن)
quietaramh (ghela) - ارامه (غلی)
correctderset (derset kewl) - درست (درست کول)
slowsest (werw) - سست (ورو)
softnerm (pewset) - نرم (پوست)
veryḍer - ډېر
weakkemzewr - كمزور
wetnemjen (lewned) - نمجن (لوند)
wrongnaderset (ghelt) - نادرست (غلط)
youngzewan - ځوان
quantitieskemyetwenh - كميتونه
fewcew - څو
littlekem - كم
manyzeyat shemer - زيات شمېر
muchḍar - ډیر
partberkhh - برخه
someb'eda - بعضی
a fewyew cew - يو څو
wholeṭwel - ټول

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


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