Scottish Adjectives

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


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Scottish Adjectives

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

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

English AdjectivesScottish Adjectives
adjectivesAdjecti'es
a green treea green cabre
a tall buildinga taa buildin'
a very old mana huir uv a auld cheil
the old red houseth' auld red hoose
a very nice frienda huir uv a braw mukker

Notice the structure of the Adjectives in Scottish.

List of Adjectives in Scottish

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

English AdjectivesScottish Adjectives
colorscolors
blackblack
blueblue
brownbroon
graygray
greengreen
orangeorange
purplepurple
redred
whitewhite
yellowyella'
sizessizes
bigbig
deepdeep
longlang
narrownarraw
shortcuttie
smallwee
talltaa
thickthick
thinthin
widewide
shapesshapes
circularcircular
straightstraecht
squaresquaur
triangulartriangular
tastestastes
bitterheavy
freshcaller
saltysalty
soursoor
spicyspicy
sweetsweit
qualitiesqualities
badbad
cleanclean
darkmirk
difficultdifficult
dirtygrottie
drydry
easyeasy
emptyboss
expensiveexpensife
fastfest
foreignforeign
fullfoo
goodguid
hardstoaner
heavyheavy
inexpensiveinexpensife
lightlecht
locallocal
newnew
noisynoisy
oldauld
powerfulpowerful
quietwhieest
correctcorrect
slowslaw
softsoft
veryhuir uv a
weakweak
wetdreich
wrongwrang
youngyoong
quantitiesquantities
fewfew
littlewee
manymony
muchmuch
partpart
somesome
a fewpuckle
wholewhole

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


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