Afrikaans Adjectives

This is a list of adjectives in Afrikaans. This can enable you describe different sizes and a variety of qualities such as (easy, difficult...).

Big: groot
Small: klein
Long: lank
Short: kort
Tall: lank
Thick: dik
Thin: dun
Wide: wyd

This table provides a list of adjectives of quality shown below. These are some of the most used adjectives in Afrikaans.

Bad: sleg
Good: goed
Easy: maklik
Difficult: moeilik
Expensive: duur
Cheap: goedkoop
Fast: vinnig
Slow: stadig
Old: oud
Old: oud
Young: jonk
New: nuut
Heavy: swaar
Light: lig
Empty: leeg
Full: vol
Right: korrek
Wrong: verkeerd
Strong: kragtig
Weak: swak

These samples show how adjectives are used in Afrikaans. Used in these examples with nouns, prepositions and pronouns.

Is this a new or old book?: Is dit 'n nuwe of 'n ou boek?
Is the test easy or difficult?: Is die toets maklik of moeilik
Am I right or wrong?: Is ek reg of verkeerd
This is very expensive: Dit is baie duur
Is he younger or older than you?: Is hy jonger of ouer as jy
Is she tall?: Is sy lank

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