Italian/Vocabulary/Adjectives

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Aggettivi Adjectives

Colors[edit | edit source]

  • 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 | edit source]

  • 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 | edit source]

  • 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 | edit source]

  • bello = pretty
  • brutto = ugly
  • castano = brown
  • biondo = blonde
  • rosso = red
  • riccio = curly
  • liscio = straight