Samoan Adjectives

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


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Samoan Adjectives

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

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

English AdjectivesSamoan Adjectives
adjectives
a green treela'au lanu meamata
a tall buildingo se fale maualuga
a very old mano se toeaina matua
the old red houseo le fale mumu tuai
a very nice friendo se uo lelei

Notice the structure of the Adjectives in Samoan.

List of Adjectives in Samoan

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

English AdjectivesSamoan Adjectives
colorsLanu
blacklanu uliuli
bluelanu moana
brownlanu enaena
graylanu 'efu'efu
greenlanu meamata
orangelanu moli
purplelanu viole
redlanu mumu
whitelanu pa'epa'e
yellowlanu samasama
sizes
biglapo'a
deeploloto
longumi
narrowlauiti
shortpu'upu'u
smallla'ititi
tallmaualuga
thickmafiafia
thinmanifinifi
widelautele
shapes
circularlapotopoto
straightsa'o
squarefa'atafafa
triangulartafatolu
tastesTofo
bitter
freshfou
saltyo'ona
sour
spicyfeu
sweetsuamalie
qualities
badleaga
cleanmama
darkpogisa
difficultfaigata
dirtypalapala
drymago
easyfaigofie
emptygaogao/leai se mea o iai
expensivetaugata
fastmasau/saoasaoa
foreignmai fafo
fulltumu
goodlelei
hardmalo
heavymamafa
inexpensivee le taugata
lightmama
local
newfou
noisypisao/pa'o
oldmatua
powerfulmalosi
quietfilemu
correctsa'o
slowlemu
softvaivai
very
weakvaivai/lelava
wetsusu
wrongsese
youngla'ititi/e le matua
quantities
fewe le tele
littlela'ititi
manytele
muchtele eg;money/water
partna'o se vaega
somenai mea
a fewna'o ni nai mea
wholemea atoa

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


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