Yiddish Adjectives

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Yiddish Adjectives

Learning the Yiddish Adjectives displayed below is vital to the language. Yiddish Adjectives are words that describe or modify another person or thing in the sentence. Here are some examples:

English AdjectivesYiddish Adjectives
adjectivesאַדזשיקטיווז
a green treeאַ גרין בוים
a tall buildingאַ הויך בנין
a very old manאַ זייער אַלט מענטש
the old red houseדי אלטע רויט הויז
a very nice friendאַ זייער ליב פרייַנד

Notice the structure of the Adjectives in Yiddish.

List of Adjectives in Yiddish

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

English AdjectivesYiddish Adjectives
colorsפארבן
blackשוואַרץ
blueבלוי
brownברוין
grayגרוי
greenגרין
orangeמאַראַנץ
purpleלילאַ
redרויט
whiteווייַס
yellowגעל
sizesסיזעס
bigגרויס
deepטיף
longלאַנג
narrowשמאָל
shortקורץ
smallקליין
tallהויך
thickדיק
thinדין
wideברייט
shapesשאַפּעס
circularקייַלעכיק
straightגלייַך
squareקוואַדראַט
triangularטרייאַנגגיאַלער
tastesטייסץ
bitterביטער
freshפריש
saltyגעזאָלצן
sourזויער
spicyגעווירציק
sweetזיס
qualitiesמידות
badשלעכט
cleanריין
darkפינצטער
difficultשווער
dirtyגראָב
dryטרוקן
easyגרינג
emptyליידיק
expensiveטייַער
fastפעסט
foreignפרעמד
fullפול
goodגוט
hardשווער
heavyשווער
inexpensiveביליק
lightליכט
localאָרטיק
newנייַ
noisyטומלדיק
oldאַלט
powerfulשטאַרק
quietרויק
correctריכטיק
slowפּאַמעלעך
softווייך
veryזייער
weakשוואַך
wetנאַס
wrongפאַלש
youngיונג
quantitiesקוואַנטאַטיז
fewביסל
littleביסל
manyפילע
muchפיל
partטייל
someעטלעכע
a fewעטלעכע
wholeגאַנץ

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