Italian/Vocabulary/Adjectives

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Aggettivi Adjectives

Colors[edit]

  • rosso - red
  • rosa - pink
  • arancione - orange
  • giallo - yellow
  • verde - green
  • celeste - sky blue
  • azzurro - royal blue
  • blu - navy
  • viola - purple
  • marrone - brown
  • grigio - gray
  • nero - black
  • bianco - white

All these adjectives are invariable.

Quella casa è viola.
That house is purple.

Size[edit]

  • alto tall
  • basso short (in height)
  • grande big
  • piccolo small
  • lungo long (length or duration)
  • magro thin
  • snello slender
  • grasso fat
  • minuto minuscule
  • enorme emormous
  • gigante gigantic

Personality[edit]

  • orgoglioso proud
  • antipatico antipatic
  • simpatico nice, pleasant
  • bugiardo liar
  • onesto honest
  • audace bold
  • timido shy
  • energico zippy
  • pigro lazy
  • stressato stressed
  • rilassato relaxed
  • gentile kind
  • buono good
  • cattivo bad
  • felice happy
  • contento joyful
  • triste sad
  • allegro jolly
  • amorevole all-loving
  • fortunato lucky
  • sfortunato unlucky

Appearance[edit]

  • bello pretty
  • brutto ugly
  • castano brown
  • biondo blonde
  • rosso red
  • riccio Curly
  • liscio Straight