How to use adjectives in Breton

How to use adjectives in Breton

You want to learn how to use adjectives in Breton? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Breton lessons complete with useful examples. Big, small, happy, sad... we'll teach you all you need to know about Breton adjectives.

Breton adjectives

Adjectives are generally used to describe nouns. Unlike English, adjectives in Breton are placed after the noun. Adjectives in Breton agree with the noun they describe. This means that adjectives that describe a feminine noun have a special form.


an noz tomm
the hot night
an noz hir
the long night
an noz verr
the short night
an noz yen
the cold night
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About Breton

About Breton

Breton is a celtic language related to Welsh, Irish, Cornish and Gaelic. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Breton would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Breton

Learn to get by in Breton with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Breton, introduce yourself in Breton and even hold a conversation in Breton after you have met someone.

Ur c'hi 'zo amañ.
There is a dog here.
Ul labous 'zo amañ.
There is a bird here.
Boued 'zo amañ.
There is food here.
Ur c'hazh 'zo amañ.
There is a cat here.
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If you want to go from beginner to fluent in Breton in a reasonable amount of time, you'll need a proven study method and daily dedication. Our nine-step Breton learning guide will show you how to teach yourself Breton in a structured,effective way. The steps below will take you through the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Breton.

Step 7 : Adjectives in Breton

Adjectives are used to describe nouns. To get started, we suggest you learn the three Breton adjectives bras, bihan and kozh (big, small, old). Using the nouns levr, kador and dor (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use each adjective with each noun (the big book, the old chair, the small door). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Breton adjectives including useful examples. After you've learned to use the adjectives bras, bihan and kozh with the nouns levr, kador and dor you can move on to Step 8 (Breton Verbs).

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