Adjectives in Italian

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

Basic Adjectives in Italian

heavy in Italianpesante (pesante, pesanti, pesanti)
light in Italianleggero (leggera, leggeri, leggere)
correct in Italiancorretto (corretta, corretti, corrette)
wrong in Italiansbagliato (sbagliata, sbagliati, sbagliate)
difficult in Italiandifficile (difficile, difficili, difficili)
easy in Italianfacile (facile, facili, facili)
few in Italianpoco (poca, pochi, poche)
many in Italiantanto (tanta, tanti, tante)
new in Italiannuovo (nuova, nuovi, nuove)
old in Italianvecchio (vecchia, vecchi, vecchie)
slow in Italianlento (lenta, lenti, lente)
quick in Italianveloce (veloce, veloci, veloci)
poor in Italianpovero (povera, poveri, povere)
rich in Italianricco (ricca, ricchi, ricche)

Colours in Italian

white in Italianbianco (bianca, bianchi, bianche)
black in Italiannero (nera, neri, nere)
grey in Italiangrigio (grigia, grigi, grigie)
green in Italianverde (verde, verdi, verdi)
blue in Italianblu (blu, blu, blu)
red in Italianrosso (rossa, rossi, rosse)
pink in Italianrosa (rosa, rosa, rosa)
orange in Italianarancione (arancione, arancione, arancione)
purple in Italianviola (viola, viola, viola)
yellow in Italiangiallo (gialla, gialli, gialle)
brown in Italianmarrone (marrone, marroni, marroni)
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Feelings in Italian

good in Italianbuono (buona, buoni, buone)
bad in Italiancattivo (cattiva, cattivi, cattive)
weak in Italiandebole (debole, deboli, deboli)
strong in Italianforte (forte, forti, forti)
happy in Italiancontento (contenta, contenti, contente)
sad in Italiantriste (triste, tristi, tristi)
healthy in Italiansano (sana, sani, sane)
sick in Italianmalato (malata, malati, malate)
hungry in Italianaffamato (affamata, affamati, affamate)
thirsty in Italianassetato (assetata, assetati, assetate)
lonely in Italiansolitario (solitaria, solitari, solitarie)
tired in Italianstanco (stanca, stanchi, stanche)
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Space in Italian

short in Italiancorto (corta, corti, corte)
long in Italianlungo (lunga, lunghi, lunghe)
small in Italianpiccolo (piccola, piccoli, piccole)
big in Italiangrande (grande, grandi, grandi)
high in Italianalto (alta, alti, alte)
low in Italianbasso (bassa, bassi, basse)
steep in Italianripido (ripida, ripidi, ripide)
flat in Italianpiatto (piatta, piatti, piatte)
shallow in Italianpoco profondo (profonda, profondi, profonde)
deep in Italianprofondo (profonda, profondi, profonde)
narrow in Italianstretto (stretta, stretti, strette)
broad in Italianampio (ampia, ampi, ampie)

Other Important Adjectives in Italian

cheap in Italianeconomico (economica, economici, economiche)
expensive in Italiancostoso (costosa, costosi, costose)
soft in Italianmorbido (morbida, morbidi, morbide)
hard in Italianduro (dura, duri, dure)
empty in Italianvuoto (vuota, vuoti, vuote)
full in Italianpieno (piena, pieni, piene)
dirty in Italiansporco (sporca, sporchi, sporche)
clean in Italianpulito (pulita, puliti, pulite)
sweet in Italiandolce (dolce, dolci, dolci)
sour in Italianaspro (aspra, aspri, aspre)
young in Italiangiovane (giovane, giovani, giovani)
old in Italianvecchio (vecchia, vecchi, vecchie)
cold in Italianfreddo (fredda, freddi, fredde)
warm in Italiancaldo (calda, caldi, calde)

Colours in Italian

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