How to use adjectives in Occitan

How to use adjectives in Occitan

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

Occitan adjectives

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


l'òme pichon
the small man
l'òme paure
the poor man
l'òme vièlh
the old man
l'òme ric
the rich man
l'òme amistós
the friendly man
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About Occitan

Written Occitan can be understood fairly well by anyone with some knowledge of French and Spanish. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Occitan would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Occitan

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

Lo temps es nivolós.
It is cloudy.
It is raining.
Quin temps fa ?
What is the weather like ?
Fa caud.
It is hot out.
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Step 7 : Adjectives in Occitan

Adjectives are used to describe nouns. To get started, we suggest you learn the three Occitan adjectives bèl, pichon and vièlh (big, small, old). Using the nouns libre, cadièra and pòrta (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 Occitan adjectives including useful examples. After you've learned to use the adjectives bèl, pichon and vièlh with the nouns libre, cadièra and pòrta you can move on to Step 8 (Occitan Verbs).

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