Adjectives in German

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

Basic Adjectives in German

heavy in Germanschwer
light in Germanleicht
correct in Germanrichtig
wrong in Germanfalsch
difficult in Germanschwer
easy in Germaneinfach
few in Germanwenige
many in Germanviele
new in Germanneu
old in Germanalt
slow in Germanlangsam
quick in Germanschnell
poor in Germanarm
rich in Germanreich

Colours in German

white in Germanweiß
black in Germanschwarz
grey in Germangrau
green in Germangrün
blue in Germanblau
red in Germanrot
pink in Germanpink
orange in Germanorange
purple in Germanlila
yellow in Germangelb
brown in Germanbraun

Feelings in German

good in Germangut
bad in Germanschlecht
weak in Germanschwach
strong in Germanstark
happy in Germanglücklich
sad in Germantraurig
healthy in Germangesund
sick in Germankrank
hungry in Germanhungrig
thirsty in Germandurstig
lonely in Germaneinsam
tired in Germanmüde

Space in German

short in Germankurz
long in Germanlang
small in Germanklein
big in Germangroß
high in Germanhoch
low in Germantief
steep in Germansteil
flat in Germanflach
shallow in Germanseicht
deep in Germantief
narrow in Germanschmal
broad in Germanbreit

Other Important Adjectives in German

cheap in Germanbillig
expensive in Germanteuer
soft in Germanweich
hard in Germanhart
empty in Germanleer
full in Germanvoll
dirty in Germanschmutzig
clean in Germansauber
sweet in Germansüß
sour in Germansauer
young in Germanjung
old in Germanalt
cold in Germankalt
warm in Germanwarm

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