Adjectives in Arabic

Adjectives are a key part of any language. The Arabic adjectives listed below will help you learn common Arabic adjectives in no time. Together with other basic nouns and verbs, this will quickly allow you to express basic things in Arabic. For even more Arabic adjectives, take a look at our learning resources for Arabic at the end of the page.
Basic Adjectives in Arabic
Colours in Arabic
Feelings in Arabic
Space in Arabic
Other Important Adjectives in Arabic

Basic Adjectives in Arabic

heavy in Arabicثقيل (thaqil)
light in Arabicخفيف (khafif)
correct in Arabicصحيح (sahih)
wrong in Arabicخاطئ (khati)
difficult in Arabicصعب (saeb)
easy in Arabicسهل (sahl)
few in Arabicقليل (qalil)
many in Arabicكثير (kthyr)
new in Arabicجديد (jadid)
old in Arabicقديم (qadim)
slow in Arabicبطئ (bty)
quick in Arabicسريع (sarie)
poor in Arabicفقير (faqir)
rich in Arabicغني (ghaniun)

Colours in Arabic

white in Arabicأبيض ('abyad)
black in Arabicأسود ('aswad)
grey in Arabicرمادي (rmady)
green in Arabicأخضر ('akhdir)
blue in Arabicأزرق ('azraq)
red in Arabicأحمر ('ahmar)
pink in Arabicوردي (waradi)
orange in Arabicبرتقالي (burtiqali)
purple in Arabicبنفسجي (binafsajiin)
yellow in Arabicأصفر ('asfar)
brown in Arabicبني (bani)

Feelings in Arabic

good in Arabicجيد (jayid)
bad in Arabicسيئ (syy)
weak in Arabicضعيف (daeif)
strong in Arabicقوي (qawiun)
happy in Arabicسعيد (saeid)
sad in Arabicحزين (hazin)
healthy in Arabicصحي (sahi)
sick in Arabicمريض (marid)
hungry in Arabicجوعان (jawean)
thirsty in Arabicعطشان (eatashan)
lonely in Arabicوحيد (wahid)
tired in Arabicمتعب (mutaeib)

Space in Arabic

short in Arabicقصير (qasir)
long in Arabicطويل (tawil)
small in Arabicصغير (saghir)
big in Arabicكبير (kabir)
high in Arabicمرتفع (murtafie)
low in Arabicمنخفض (munkhafid)
steep in Arabicشديد الانحدار (shadid alainhidar)
flat in Arabicمسطح (musatah)
shallow in Arabicضحل (dahal)
deep in Arabicعميق (eamiq)
narrow in Arabicضيق (dayq)
broad in Arabicواسع (wasie)

Other Important Adjectives in Arabic

cheap in Arabicرخيص (rakhis)
expensive in Arabicغالي (ghaly)
soft in Arabicناعم (naem)
hard in Arabicصلب (sulb)
empty in Arabicفارغ (farigh)
full in Arabicممتلئ (mumtali)
dirty in Arabicمتسخ (mutasikh)
clean in Arabicنظيف (nazif)
sweet in Arabicحلو (halu)
sour in Arabicحامض (hamid)
young in Arabicشاب (shab)
old in Arabicعجوز (eajuz)
cold in Arabicبارد (barid)
warm in Arabicدافئ (dafi)

Colours in Arabic

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