You want to learn how to use adjectives in Swahili? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Swahili lessons complete with useful examples. Big, small, happy, sad... we'll teach you all you need to know about Swahili adjectives.
Adjectives are generally used to describe nouns. Unlike English, adjectives in Swahili are placed after the noun.
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Adjectives are used to describe nouns. To get started, we suggest you learn the three Swahili adjectives kuronjo, dogo and zee (big, small, old). Using the nouns kitabu, kiti and mlango (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 Swahili adjectives including useful examples. After you've learned to use the adjectives kuronjo, dogo and zee with the nouns kitabu, kiti and mlango you can move on to Step 8 (Swahili Verbs).
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