January 3, 2018
The adjectives in Spanish are words that describe and modify the attributes of a noun, the difference between the adjectives in English and Spanish is that in Spanish the adjectives will change according to gender and subject number. We will work on an example with the new adjective.
If we are talking about a masculine noun the adjective should be masculine as well, it will usually end with –o.
- el carro es nuevo
if it is feminine the adjective must be feminine as well, usually when it ends in –a
- la casa es nueva
Also, if we change from singular to plural, we usually add one -s at the end of the adjective.
- Los carros son nuevos
- Las casas son nuevas
The position of the adjective in Spanish
Usually in Spanish the adjective goes behind the noun but in some cases it can be earlier, this is done when you want to emphasize.
- El nuevo carro que compre
- La hermosa casa
It is also good to keep in mind that adjectives such as bueno, malo and grande are written differently if you put them before the noun.
- El hombre malo
- El mal hombre
- El hombre bueno
- El buen hombre
- El hombre grande
- El gran hombre
Adjectives in spanish list
Here is a list of the most common adjectives in Spanish
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