Basic Italian Adjectives

Basic Italian Adjectives 2017-03-20T16:46:12+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 Italian adjectives below and you’ll be well equipped for most basic conversations.

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

Basic Words & Phrases: Adjectives

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Important adjectives

EnglishItalianPronunciation
(Audio)
good
buono
bad
cattivo
new
nuovo
old
vecchio
small
piccolo
large / big
grande
ampio

long
lungo
short
corto
cheap
economico
expensive
costoso
light / clear
Luce
chiaro

dark
scuro
late
tardi
early
presto
interesting
interessante
boring
noioso
tired
stanco
easy / simple
facile
semplice

for free
gratuito
right / correct
giusto
corretto

wrong
sbagliato
strong
forte
weak
debole

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