Vietnamese Adjectives

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Vietnamese Adjectives

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

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

English AdjectivesVietnamese Adjectives
adjectivesTính từ
a green treemột cây xanh
a tall buildingmột toà nhà cao tầng
a very old manMột người đàn ông cao tuổi
the old red housenhà cũ màu đỏ
a very nice friendmột người bạn rất tốt

Notice the structure of the Adjectives in Vietnamese.

List of Adjectives in Vietnamese

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

English AdjectivesVietnamese Adjectives
colorsmàu sắc
blackMàu đen
bluemàu xanh
brownMàu nâu
graymàu xám
greenMàu xanh
orangemàu da cam
purpleMàu tím
redMàu đỏ
whiteMàu trắng
yellowmàu vàng
sizeskích cỡ
bigto
deepsâu
longDài
narrowthu hẹp
shortngắn
smallnhỏ
tallcao
thickdày
thinmỏng
widerộng
shapeshình dạng
circularThông tư
straightngay
squarevuông
triangulartam giác
tastesnếm, thử, vị giác
bitterđắng
freshtươi
saltymặn
sourchua
spicycay
sweetngọt
qualitieschất lượng
badxấu
cleansạch
darkbóng tối
difficultkhó khăn
dirtydơ bẩn
drykhô
easydễ dàng
emptytrống trải
expensiveđắt tiền
fastnhanh
foreignnước ngoài
fullđầy đủ
goodtốt
hardcứng
heavynặng
inexpensivekhông đắc
lightánh sáng
localđịa phương
newmới
noisyồn ào
oldxưa, cũ, già (while talking about old people)
powerfulquyền lực
quietyên tĩnh
correctchính xác
slowchậm
softmềm
veryrất
weakyếu
wetẩm ướt
wrongsai
youngtrẻ
quantitiessố lượng
fewvài
littleít
manynhiều
muchnhiều
partmột phần
somemột số
a fewmột vài
wholetoàn bộ

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