Basic German Adjectives

Basic German Adjectives 2017-03-20T16:45:26+00:00

Adjectives describe people or things. You’ll need them whenever you want to describe what something or somebody is like. The car is old, the hotel is cheap. You get it. Memorize the German adjectives below and you’ll be well equipped for most basic conversations.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning German“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Adjectives

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Important adjectives

EnglishGermanPronunciation
(Audio)
good
gut
bad
schlecht
new
neu
old
alt
small
klein
large / big
groß
long
lang
short
kurz
cheap
billig
günstig

expensive
teuer
light / clear
hell
klar

dark
dunkel
late
spät
early
früh
interesting
interessant
boring
langweilig
tired
müde
easy / simple
leicht
einfach

for free
kostenlos
right / correct
richtig
wrong
FALSCH
strong
stark
weak
schwach

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