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

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

Basic Words & Phrases: Adjectives

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Important adjectives

EnglishLatvianPronunciation
(Audio)
good
labs (m), laba (f)
bad
slikts (m), slikta (f)
new
jauns (m), jauna (f)
old
vecs (m), veca (f)
small
mazs (m), maza (f)
large / big
liels (m), liela (f)
long
garšs (m), gara (f)
short
īss (m), īsa (f)
cheap
lēts (m), lēta (f)
expensive
dārgs (m), dārga (f)
light / clear
gaišs (m), gaiša (f)
dark
tumšs (m), tumša (f)
late
vēls (m), vēla (f)
early
agrs (m), agra (f)
interesting
interesants (m), interesanta (f)
boring
garlaicīgs (m), garlaicīga (f)
tired
noguris (m), nogurusi (f)
easy / simple
vienkāršs (m), vienkārša (f)
viegls (m), viegla (f)

for free
bezmaksas
right / correct
pareizs (m), pareiza (f)
wrong
nepareizs (m), nepareiza (f)
strong
stiprs (m), stipra (f)
spēcīgs (m), spēcīga (f)

weak
vājš (m), vāja (f)

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