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Adjectives 形容詞

One-syllable adjectives go directly in front of the noun. With adjectives of two syllables or more, use ge3 between the adjective and the noun.

See also Feelings, Personality Traits, Physical Traits, Comparisons and Similes and Colours.

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be
  you are beautiful 
(used with adjective) hou2    Lit. very
lei5 hou2 len3
beautiful len3
big dai6
cheap pen4
cold dUng3
crazy黐線 tsi1 sin3
cute得意 dAt1 yi3
difficult
lan4
sAm1
easy容易 yUng4 yi6
expensive gwAi3
fast fai3
few, a gei2 + (MW)
good hou2
happy開心 hoi1 sAm1
hot yit6
little
siu2
sAi3
more, -er di1
new sAn1
sad唔開心 m4 hoi1 sAm1
small
siu2
sAi3
so gAm2
   so ugly gAm3 wAt6 dAt6 (with tone change)
tired gui6
too, excessively
    not too
太 ... 喇
唔係太
tai3 (adjective) la3
m4 hAi6 tai3 (adjective)
ugly 核突 wAt6 dAt6
very hou2
warm lün5

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