How to use adjectives in Hebrew

How to use adjectives in Hebrew

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

Hebrew adjectives

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


ha šéleg ha ratúv
the wet snow
ha šéleg ha raq
the soft snow
ha šéleg ha kavéd
the heavy snow
ha šéleg ha kar
the cold snow
ha šéleg ha laván
the white snow
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Step 7 : Adjectives in Hebrew

Adjectives are used to describe nouns. To get started, we suggest you learn the three Hebrew adjectives gadól, katán and zakén (big, small, old). Using the nouns séfer, kisé and délet (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 Hebrew adjectives including useful examples. After you've learned to use the adjectives gadól, katán and zakén with the nouns séfer, kisé and délet you can move on to Step 8 (Hebrew Verbs).

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