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 Catalan adjectives below and you’ll be well equipped for most basic conversations.

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

Basic Words & Phrases: Adjectives

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Important adjectives

EnglishCatalanPronunciation
(Audio)
good
bo (m), bona (f)
bad
dolent (m), dolenta (f)
new
nou (m), nova (f)
old
vell (m), vella (f)
small
petit (m), petita (f)
large / big
gran
long
llar (m), llarga (f)
short
curt (m), curta (f)
cheap
barat (m), barata (f)
expensive
car (m), cara (f)
light / clear
clar (m), clara (f)
dark
fosc (m), fosca (f)
late
tard
early
aviat
interesting
interessant
boring
avorrit
tired
cansat (m), cansada (f)
easy / simple
fàcil
simple

for free
gratuït (m), gratuïta (f)
right / correct
correcte (m), correcta (f)
wrong
malerroni (m), errònia (f)
strong
fort (m), forta (f)
weak
feble

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