Adjectives in Galician

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

Basic Adjectives in Galician

heavy in Galicianpesado (pesado, pesada, pesados, pesadas)
light in Galicianlixeiro (lixeiro, lixeira, lixeiros, lixeiras)
correct in Galiciancorrecto (correcto, correcta, correctos, correctas)
wrong in Galicianincorrecto (incorrecto, incorrecta, incorrectos, incorrectas)
difficult in Galiciandifícil (difícil, difícil, difíciles, difíciles)
easy in Galicianfácil (fácil, fácil, fáciles, fáciles)
few in Galicianpoucos
many in Galicianmoitos
new in Galiciannovo (novo, nova, novos, novas)
old in Galicianvello (vello, vella, vellos, vellas)
slow in Galicianlento (lento, lenta, lentos, lentas)
quick in Galicianrápido (rápido, rápida, rápidos, rápidas)
poor in Galicianpobre (pobre, pobre, pobres, pobres)
rich in Galicianrico (rico, rica, ricos, ricas)

Colours in Galician

white in Galicianbranco (branco, branca, brancos, brancas)
black in Galiciannegro (negro, negra, negros, negras)
grey in Galiciangris (gris, gris, grises, grises)
green in Galicianverde (verde, verde, verdes, verdes)
blue in Galicianazul (azul, azul, azuis, azuis)
red in Galicianvermello (vermello, vermella, vermellos, vermellas)
pink in Galicianrosa (rosa, rosa, rosas, rosas)
orange in Galicianlaranxa (laranxa, laranxa, laranxas, laranxas)
purple in Galicianmorado (morado, morada, morados, moradas)
yellow in Galicianamarelo (amarelo, amarela, amarelos, amarelas)
brown in Galicianmarrón (marrón, marrón, marróns, marróns)

Feelings in Galician

good in Galicianbo (bo, boa, bos, boas)
bad in Galicianmalo (malo, mala, malos, malas)
weak in Galiciandébil (débil, débil, débiles, débiles)
strong in Galicianforte (forte, forte, fortes, fortes)
happy in Galiciancontento (contento, contenta, contentos, contentas)
sad in Galiciantriste (triste, triste, tristes, tristes)
healthy in Galiciansan (san, sa, sans, sas)
sick in Galicianenfermo (enfermo, enferma, enfermos, enfermas)
hungry in Galicianfamento (famento, famenta, famentos, famentas)
thirsty in Galiciansedento (sedento, sedenta, sedentos, sedentas)
lonely in Galiciansó (só, soa, sós, soas)
tired in Galiciancanso (canso, cansa, cansos, cansas)

Space in Galician

short in Galiciancurto (curto, curta, curtos, curtas)
long in Galicianlongo (longo, longa, longos, longas)
small in Galicianpequeno (pequeno, pequena, pequenos, pequenas)
big in Galiciangrande (grande, grande, grandes, grandes)
high in Galicianalto (alto, alta, altos, altas)
low in Galicianbaixo (baixo, baixa, baixos, baixas)
steep in Galicianempinado (empinado, empinada, empinados, empinadas)
flat in Galicianchan (chan, chá, chans, chás)
shallow in Galiciansuperficial (superficial, superficial, superficiais, superficiais)
deep in Galicianprofundo (profundo, profunda, profundos, profundas)
narrow in Galicianestreito (estreito, estreita, estreitos, estreitas)
broad in Galicianamplo (amplo, ampla, amplos, amplas)

Other Important Adjectives in Galician

cheap in Galicianbarato (barato, barata, baratos, baratas)
expensive in Galiciancaro (caro, cara, caros, caras)
soft in Galicianbrando (brando, branda, brandos, brandas)
hard in Galicianduro (duro, dura, duros, duras)
empty in Galicianbaleiro (baleiro, baleira, baleiros, baleiras)
full in Galiciancheo (cheo, chea, cheos, cheas)
dirty in Galiciansucio (sucio, sucia, sucios, sucias)
clean in Galicianlimpo (limpo, limpa, limpos, limpas)
sweet in Galiciandoce (doce, doce, doces, doces)
sour in Galicianacedo (acedo, aceda, acedos, acedas)
young in Galicianmozo (mozo, moza, mozos, mozas)
old in Galicianvello (vello, vella, vellos, vellas)
cold in Galicianfrío (frío, fría, fríos, frías)
warm in Galicianmorno (morno, morna, mornos, mornas)

Galician Vocabulary Books

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