Chinese Adjectives

This page contains a table including the following: Chinese Adjectives including colors, size, shapes, tastes, quantities... to help you with your Chinese vocabulary and expressions. Try to memorize the way they're used because they're very important in communication, and might be very helpful to convey your most important expressions. Make sure to check our Learn Chinese page, which contains several lessons that might help you in your learning process.

Chinese Adjectives


The following 2 tables contain important adjectives about colors, size, shapes, tastes, quantities in Chinese as well as in English.

    

English Chinese Adjectives Mandarin Script
 
Blackhee
Bluelanso兰色
Brownkaafee so咖啡色
Grayhwayso灰色
Greenlooyso绿色
Orangejooyso橘色
Purpledzeeso紫色
Redhoongso红色
Whitebaayso白色
Yellowho aangso黄色
Sizes
Bigdaa
Deepshen
LongJaang
NarrowJaa ey
Short (in height)eye
Short (in length)doo an
Small, littleSheeyaw
Tallgaw
Thickho
Thinsho
Widekoo-an
Shapes
Roundyoo-an
StraightJe
Squarefaang
Triangularsanjeeyaw三角

The following table contains important Chinese adjectives about directions that you might use when lost.

    

English Chinese Mandarin Adjectives
 
Tastes
Bitterko
FreshSheenSheeyen新鲜
SaltySheeyin
Soursoo an
Spicyla
Sweetteeyan
Qualities
Badho-ey
Cleanganjeeng干净
Darkhee-an黑暗
Difficultnan
Dirtydzang
Drygan
Easyrongyee容易
Emptykong
Expensivego-ay
Fastku eye
Foreignmosheng陌生
Fullman
Goodhaw
Hard (firm)yeeng
HeavyJong
Inexpensivebeeyaneey便宜
Light (illumination)leeyang
Light (weight)Cheeng
Localbendee本地
NewSheen
Noisychawnaw吵闹
Noisy (loud noise)jeeyoo
Old (about things)law
Old (about people)yolee有力
Powerfulanjeeng安静
Quiet (person)dway
Right / Correctman
Slowrwan
Softhen
Veryrwo
Weakshi湿
Wettswo
Wrong / IncorrectneeyanCheeng年轻
Youngho-ey
Quantities
Few / Littleshaw
Many / Muchdo
Partboofen部分
Some / A few yeeSheeye一些
WholeChoo-anboo全部

    


I hope the content of this page was useful to you, and that you learned some Chinese Adjectives, including colors, size, shapes, tastes, quantities... Try to memorize them to be able to use them in your daily conversation. Make sure to check our Learn Chinese page, which contains several lessons that might help you in your learning process.