Oromo Adjectives

Oromo Adjectives

If you're trying to learn Oromo Adjectives you will find some useful resources including a course about Adjectives, Colors, Shapes, Sizes... to help you with your Oromo grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Oromo. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!

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Oromo Adjectives

Learning the Oromo Adjectives is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Oromo language. But first we need to know what the role of Adjectives is in the structure of the grammar in Oromo.

Oromo Adjectives are words that describe or modify another person or thing in the sentence. Here are some examples:

English AdjectivesOromo Adjectives
adjectives
a green treemuka magariisa
a tall buildinggamoo dheeraa
a very old mannama baayyee jaare
the old red housemanicha diimaa moofaa
a very nice friendjaala baayyee gaarii

As you can see from the example above, the structure of the Adjectives in Oromo has a logical pattern. Locate the Adjectives above and see how it works with the rest of the sentence in Oromo.

List of Adjectives in Oromo

Below is a list of the Adjectives, Colors, Shapes, Sizes in Oromo placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Oromo vocabulary.

English AdjectivesOromo Adjectives
colorsbifoota
blackgurraacha
bluebaluu
brownbifa bunaa
graydaalacha
greenmagariisa
reddiimaa
whiteadii
sizeshamma guddina
bigguddaa
deepgadifagoo
longlafarradheerata
narrowdhiphaa
shortgabaabaa
smallxinnaa
talldheeraa
thickyabbuu
thinqallaa
wideball'aa
shapes
circulargeengoo
straightsirrii
squaregolarfee
triangulargolsadee
tastesdhandhama
bitterhadhaawaa
freshasheeta
saltysogidaawaa
souroganaawaa
spicyka urgoo baayyatu
sweetmi'aawaa
qualities
badhamaa
cleanqulqulluu
darkdukkanaawaa
difficultulfaataa
dirtyxuraawaa
dryqooraa
easysalphaa
emptyduwwaa
expensivemi'aa / qaalii
fastdaddafaa
foreignormaawaa
fullguutuu
goodgaarii
hardjabaa
heavyulfaataa
inexpensiverakasa
lightsalphaa
localkan biyyaa
newhaaraa
noisykan waci itti baayyatu
olddull'oomaa / moofaa
powerfulhumnaqabeessa
quietcallumaawaa
correctsirrii
softlaafaa
verybaayyee
weakdadhabaa
wetjiidhaa
wrongdogoggora
youngdargaggoo
quantitieshamma
fewxiqqoo
littlexinnoo
manybaayyee
muchbaayyee
partmuraasa
somewaa
a fewxinnoo
wholehunda

Adjectives, Colors, Shapes, Sizes have a very important role in Oromo, therefore they need very special attention. Once you're done with Oromo Adjectives, you might want to check the rest of our Oromo lessons here: Learn Oromo. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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