How to use adjectives in Telugu

How to use adjectives in Telugu

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

Telugu adjectives

Adjectives are generally used to describe nouns. Adjectives come before the noun in Telugu just like in English.


cinna rātri
the short night
dīrgha rātri
the long night
callani rātri
the cold night
vēdi rātri
the hot night
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Step 7 : Adjectives in Telugu

Adjectives are used to describe nouns. To get started, we suggest you learn the three Telugu adjectives peda, čina and pāta (big, small, old). Using the nouns pustakamu, kurčī and talupu (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 Telugu adjectives including useful examples. After you've learned to use the adjectives peda, čina and pāta with the nouns pustakamu, kurčī and talupu you can move on to Step 8 (Telugu Verbs).

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