Adjectives in Dutch

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

Basic Adjectives in Dutch

heavy in Dutchzwaar
light in Dutchlicht
correct in Dutchcorrect
wrong in Dutchfout
difficult in Dutchmoeilijk
easy in Dutchgemakkelijk
few in Dutchweinig
many in Dutchveel
new in Dutchnieuw
old in Dutchoud
slow in Dutchlangzaam
quick in Dutchsnel
poor in Dutcharm
rich in Dutchrijk
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Colours in Dutch

white in Dutchwit
black in Dutchzwart
grey in Dutchgrijs
green in Dutchgroen
blue in Dutchblauw
red in Dutchrood
pink in Dutchroze
orange in Dutchoranje
purple in Dutchpaars
yellow in Dutchgeel
brown in Dutchbruin

Feelings in Dutch

good in Dutchgoed
bad in Dutchslecht
weak in Dutchzwak
strong in Dutchsterk
happy in Dutchgelukkig
sad in Dutchverdrietig
healthy in Dutchgezond
sick in Dutchziek
hungry in Dutchhongerig
thirsty in Dutchdorstig
lonely in Dutcheenzaam
tired in Dutchmoe

Space in Dutch

short in Dutchkort
long in Dutchlang
small in Dutchklein
big in Dutchgroot
high in Dutchhoog
low in Dutchlaag
steep in Dutchsteil
flat in Dutchvlak
shallow in Dutchondiep
deep in Dutchdiep
narrow in Dutchsmal
broad in Dutchbreed

Other Important Adjectives in Dutch

cheap in Dutchgoedkoop
expensive in Dutchduur
soft in Dutchzacht
hard in Dutchhard
empty in Dutchleeg
full in Dutchvol
dirty in Dutchvuil
clean in Dutchschoon
sweet in Dutchzoet
sour in Dutchzuur
young in Dutchjong
old in Dutchoud
cold in Dutchkoud
warm in Dutchwarm

Colours in Dutch

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