Adjectives in Estonian

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

Basic Adjectives in Estonian

heavy in Estonianraske (raske, rasket, raskem, raskeim)
light in Estoniankerge (kerge, kerget, kergem, kergeim)
correct in Estonianõige (õige, õiget, õigem, õigeim)
wrong in Estonianvale (vale, valet, rohkem vale, kõige rohkem vale)
difficult in Estoniankeeruline (keerulise, keerulist, keerulisem, keerulisim)
easy in Estonianlihtne (lihtsa, lihtsat, lihtsam, lihtsaim)
few in Estonianvähe (vähese, vähest, vähem, vähim)
many in Estonianpalju (palju, paljut, rohkem, rohkeim)
new in Estonianuus (uue, uut, uuem, uusim)
old in Estonianvana (vana, vana, vanem, vanim)
slow in Estonianaeglane (aeglase, aeglast, aeglasem, aeglaseim)
quick in Estoniankiire (kiire, kiiret, kiirem, kiireim)
poor in Estonianvaene (vaese, vaest, vaesem, kõige vaesem)
rich in Estonianrikas (rikka, rikast, rikkam, rikkaim)

Colours in Estonian

white in Estonianvalge (valge, valget, valgem, valgeim)
black in Estonianmust (musta, musta, mustem, mustim)
grey in Estonianhall (halli, halli, hallim, kõige hallim)
green in Estonianroheline (rohelise, rohelist, rohelisem, rohelisim)
blue in Estoniansinine (sinise, sinist, sinisem, siniseim)
red in Estonianpunane (punase, punast, punasem, punaseim)
pink in Estonianroosa (roosa, roosat, roosam, roosaim)
orange in Estonianoranž (oranži, oranži, oranžim, kõige oranžim)
purple in Estonianlilla (lilla, lillat, lillam, kõige lillam)
yellow in Estoniankollane (kollase, kollast, kollasem, kollaseim)
brown in Estonianpruun (pruuni, pruuni, pruunim, kõige pruunim)

Feelings in Estonian

good in Estonianhea (hea, head, parem, parim)
bad in Estonianhalb (halva, halba, halvem, halvim)
weak in Estoniannõrk (nõrga, nõrka, nõrgem, nõrgim)
strong in Estoniantugev (tugeva, tugevat, tugevam, tugevaim)
happy in Estonianõnnelik (õnneliku, õnnelikku, õnnelikum, õnnelikem)
sad in Estoniankurb (kurva, kurba, kurvem, kurveim)
healthy in Estonianterve (terve, tervet, tervem, terveim)
sick in Estonianhaige (haige, haiget, haigem, haigeim)
hungry in Estoniannäljane (näljase, näljast, näljasem, näljaseim)
thirsty in Estonianjanune (januse, janust, janusem, januseim)
lonely in Estonianüksildane (üksildase, üksildast, üksildasem, üksildaseim)
tired in Estonianväsinud (väsinu, väsinut, väsinum, väsinuim)

Space in Estonian

short in Estonianlühike (lühikese, lühikest, lühem, lühim)
long in Estonianpikk (pika, pikka, pikem, pikim)
small in Estonianväike (väikse, väikest, väiksem, väikseim)
big in Estoniansuur (suure, suurt, suurem, suurim)
high in Estoniankõrge (kõrge, kõrget, kõrgem, kõrgeim)
low in Estonianmadal (madala, madalat, madalam, madalaim)
steep in Estonianjärsk (järsu, järsku, järsem, järsim)
flat in Estonianlame (lameda, lamedat, lamedam, lamedaim)
shallow in Estonianmadal (madala, madalat, madalam, madalaim)
deep in Estoniansügav (sügava, sügavat, sügavam, sügavaim)
narrow in Estoniankitsas (kitsa, kitsast, kitsam, kitsaim)
broad in Estonianlai (laia, laia, laiem, kõige laiem)

Other Important Adjectives in Estonian

cheap in Estonianodav (odava, odavat, odavam, odavaim)
expensive in Estoniankallis (kalli, kallist, kallim, kalleim)
soft in Estonianpehme (pehme, pehmet, pehmem, pehmeim)
hard in Estoniankõva (kõva, kõva, kõvem, kõvim)
empty in Estoniantühi (tühja, tühja, tühjem, tühjeim)
full in Estoniantäis (täie, täit, rohkem täis, kõige rohkem täis)
dirty in Estonianmäärdunud (määrdunu, määrdunut, määrdunum, määrdunuim)
clean in Estonianpuhas (puhta, puhast, puhtam, puhtaim)
sweet in Estonianmagus (magusa, magusat, magusam, magusaim)
sour in Estonianhapu (hapu, haput, hapum, hapuim)
young in Estoniannoor (noore, noort, noorem, noorim)
old in Estonianvana (vana, vana, vanem, vanim)
cold in Estoniankülm (külma, külma, külmem, külmim)
warm in Estoniansoe (sooja, sooja, soojem, soojeim)

Estonian Vocabulary Books

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