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Adjectives

Learn Filipino or Tagalog adjectives (Pang-uri). All words are translated to audio and text.

In linguistics, an adjective is a describing word, the main syntactic role of which is to qualify a noun or noun phrase, giving more information about the object signified.  (Wikipedia)

English to Tagalog translations

AdjectivesMga Pang-uri
ColorsMga Kulay
blackitim
blueasul
brownkayumanggi
graykulay-abo
greenberde
indigoanyil
orangekahel
purplelila
redpula
whiteputi
yellowdilaw
SizesMga Sukat
bigmalaki
deepmalalim
longmahaba
narrowmakitid
shortmaikli
smallmaliit
tallmatangkad
thickmakapal
thinmanipis
widemalawak
Shapes / LinesMga Hugis at Mga Linya
diagonaldayagonal
horizontalpahalang
round; circularbilog
squareparisukat
straighttuwid
triangulartrayanggulo
verticalpatayo
curvekurba
TastesPanlasa
bittermapait
coldmalamig
freshsariwa
hotmainit
saltymaalat
sourmaasim
spicymaanghang
sweetmatamis
QualitiesKatangian
badmasama
beautiful; prettymaganda
carelessbuhalhal
carefulmaingat
cleanmalinis
correcttama
darkmadilim
difficultmahirap
dirtymarumi
drytuyo
easymadali
emptywalang laman
expensivemahal
extrovertmapagkaibigan
fake peke
fastmabilis
foreigndayuhan
fullpuno
good; kindmabuti
happymasaya
hardmatigas
healthymalusog
heavymabigat
honesttapat
inexpensivemura
lightmaliwanag
locallokal
good; kindmabuti
neatmaayos
newbago
noisymaingay
oldluma
oldmatanda
organizemaayos
polite; respectfulmagalang
powerfulmalakas
quiettahimik
sadmalungkot
shortmaikli
shymahiyain
slowmabagal
softmalambot
talkativemasalita
tallmatangkad
thoughtfulmaalala
verytunay
weakmahina
wetbasa
wrongmali
youngbata
QuantitiesDami
fewilan
littlekaunti
manymarami
muchmagkano
partbahagi
someilan
wholebuo
ExamplesMga Halimbawa
a nice friendmabuting kaibigan
a tall guyisang matangkad na lalaki
a tall buildingisang mataas na gusali
the old man with a gray hairang matandang lalaki na may puting buhok
a neat kitchenmaaliwalas na kusina

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