How to use adjectives in Catalan

How to use adjectives in Cata­lan

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

Cata­lan adjectives

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


la dona vella
the old woman
la dona petita
the small woman
la dona rica
the rich woman
la dona trista
the sad woman
la bella dona
the beautiful woman
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Basic words and phrases in Cata­lan

Learn to get by in Catalan with these useful words and phrases. We'll begin by learning some basic Catalan phrases which you can use for everyday communication.

Jo estic preocupat.
I am worried.
Jo tinc set.
I am thirsty.
Jo estic enfadat.
I am angry.
Jo estic malalt.
I am sick.
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Step 7 : Adjectives in Cata­lan

Adjectives are used to describe nouns. To get started, we suggest you learn the three Catalan adjectives gran, petit and vell (big, small, old). Using the nouns llibre, cadira and porta (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 Catalan adjectives including useful examples. After you've learned to use the adjectives gran, petit and vell with the nouns llibre, cadira and porta you can move on to Step 8 (Catalan Verbs).

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