Adjectives in Portuguese

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

Basic Adjectives in Portuguese

heavy in Portuguesepesado (pesada, pesados, pesadas)
light in Portugueseleve (leve, leves, leves)
correct in Portuguesecorreto (correta, corretos, corretas)
wrong in Portugueseerrado (errada, errados, erradas)
difficult in Portuguesedifícil (difícil, difíceis, difíceis)
easy in Portuguesefácil (fácil, fáceis, fáceis)
few in Portuguesepoucos (pouco, pouca, poucos, poucas)
many in Portuguesemuitos (muito, muita, muitos, muitas)
new in Portuguesenovo (nova, novos, novas)
old in Portuguesevelho (velha, velhos, velhas)
slow in Portugueselento (lenta, lentos, lentas)
quick in Portugueserápido (rápida, rápidos, rápidas)
poor in Portuguesepobre (pobre, pobres, pobres)
rich in Portugueserico (rica, ricos, ricas)

Colours in Portuguese

white in Portuguesebranco (branca, brancos, brancas)
black in Portuguesepreto (preta, pretos, pretas)
grey in Portuguesecinzento (cinzenta, cinzentos, cinzentas)
green in Portugueseverde (verde, verdes, verdes)
blue in Portugueseazul (azul, azuis, azuis)
red in Portuguesevermelho (vermelha, vermelhos, vermelhas)
pink in Portuguesecôr-de-rosa (côr-de-rosa, côr-de-rosa, côr-de-rosa)
orange in Portugueselaranja (laranja, laranja, laranja)
purple in Portugueseroxo (roxa, roxos, roxas)
yellow in Portugueseamarelo (amarela, amarelos, amarelas)
brown in Portuguesecastanho (castanha, castanhos, castanhas)

Feelings in Portuguese

good in Portuguesebom (boa, bons, boas)
bad in Portuguesemau (má, maus, más)
weak in Portuguesefraco (fraca, fracos, fracas)
strong in Portugueseforte (forte, fortes, fortes)
happy in Portuguesefeliz (feliz, felizes, felizes)
sad in Portuguesetriste (triste, tristes, tristes)
healthy in Portuguesesaudável (saudável, saudáveis, saudáveis)
sick in Portuguesedoente (doente, doentes, doentes)
hungry in Portugueseesfomeado (esfomeada, esfomeados, esfomeadas)
thirsty in Portuguesesedento (sedenta, sedentos, sedentas)
lonely in Portuguesesó (só, só, só)
tired in Portuguesecansado (cansada, cansados, cansadas)

Space in Portuguese

short in Portuguesecurto (curta, curtos, curtas)
long in Portuguesecomprido (comprida, compridos, compridas)
small in Portuguesepequeno (pequena, pequenos, pequenas)
big in Portuguesegrande (grande, grandes, grandes)
high in Portuguesealto (alta, altos, altas)
low in Portuguesebaixo (baixa, baixos, baixas)
steep in Portugueseíngreme (íngreme, íngremes, íngremes)
flat in Portugueseplano (plana, planos, planas)
shallow in Portugueseraso (raso, rasa, rasos, rasas)
deep in Portugueseprofundo (profunda, profundos, profundas)
narrow in Portugueseestreito (estreita, estreitos, estreitas)
broad in Portugueselargo (larga, largos, largas)

Other Important Adjectives in Portuguese

cheap in Portuguesebarato (barata, baratos, baratas)
expensive in Portuguesecaro (cara, caros, caras)
soft in Portuguesesuave (suave, suaves, suaves)
hard in Portugueseduro (dura, duros, duras)
empty in Portuguesevazio (vazia, vazios, vazias)
full in Portuguesecheio (cheia, cheios, cheias)
dirty in Portuguesesujo (suja, sujos, sujas)
clean in Portugueselimpo (limpa, limpos, limpas)
sweet in Portuguesedoce (doce, doces, doces)
sour in Portugueseazedo (azeda, azedos, azedas)
young in Portuguesejovem (jovem, jovens, jovens)
old in Portuguesevelho (velha, velhos, velhas)
cold in Portuguesefrio (fria, frios, frias)
warm in Portuguesequente (quente, quentes, quentes)

Colours in Portuguese

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