Tagalog Adjectives

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


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Tagalog Adjectives

Learning the Tagalog Adjectives displayed below is vital to the language. Tagalog Adjectives are words that describe or modify another person or thing in the sentence. n Tagalog adjectives are formed by putting ma before a word, lik maganda, malait, matagal. Here are some examples:

English AdjectivesTagalog Adjectives
adjectivesadjectives
a green treeisang berdeng puno
a tall buildingisang matangkad gusali
a very old manisang napaka-lumang tao
the old red houseang lumang pulang bahay
a very nice friendisang very nice kaibigan

Notice the structure of the Adjectives in Tagalog.

List of Adjectives in Tagalog

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

English AdjectivesTagalog Adjectives
colorswatawat
blackitim
blueasul
brownkayumanggi
graykulay-abo
greenberde
orangekahel
purplelila
redpula
whiteputi
yellowdilaw
sizessukat
bigmalaki
deepmalalim
longmahaba
narrowmakitid
shortmaikli
smallmaliit
tallmatangkad
thickmakapal
thinmanipis
widemalawak
shapeshugis
circularpabilog
straighttuwid
squareparisukat
triangulartryanggulo
tasteskagustuhan
bittermapait
freshsariwa
saltymaalat
sourmaasim
spicymaanghang
sweetmatamis
qualitieskatangian
badmasama
cleanmalinis
darkmadilim
difficultmahirap
dirtymarumi
drytuyo
easymadali
emptywalang laman
expensivemahal
fastmabilis
foreigndayuhan
fullpuno
goodmabuti
hardmahirap
heavymabigat
inexpensivemura
lightliwanag
locallokal
newbago
noisymaingay
oldluma
powerfulmalakas
quiettahimik
correcttama
slowmabagal
softmalambot
verytunay
weakmahina
wetbasa
wrongmali
youngbata
quantitiesdami
fewilan
littlekaunti
manymarami
muchmagkano
partbahagi
someilan
a fewilang
wholebuo

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


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