Descriptive Malay Adjectives Exercises in Malay language

Mastering descriptive adjectives is crucial for anyone learning the Malay language, as they play a vital role in enriching communication and providing detailed information about people, places, and objects. Descriptive adjectives in Malay are versatile and can describe a wide array of attributes such as size, color, shape, and emotions. Understanding how to effectively use these adjectives will not only enhance your vocabulary but also improve your ability to form more vivid and expressive sentences. Whether you are a beginner or looking to refine your skills, this page offers a variety of grammar exercises designed to deepen your comprehension and application of descriptive Malay adjectives. In Malay, adjectives typically follow the nouns they describe, unlike in English where they precede the nouns. For example, the phrase "a big house" in Malay would be "rumah besar" (house big). This structural difference is just one of the unique aspects you will encounter as you practice using descriptive adjectives. Our exercises are structured to guide you through these nuances, helping you to construct grammatically correct and contextually appropriate sentences. By engaging with these exercises, you will gain confidence in using Malay adjectives to vividly describe your surroundings, share your experiences, and convey your thoughts more precisely.

Exercise 1

<p>1. Rumah itu sangat *besar* (adjective for large).</p> <p>2. Baju itu kelihatan *cantik* (adjective for beautiful).</p> <p>3. Kucing itu sangat *comel* (adjective for cute).</p> <p>4. Makanan ini sangat *sedap* (adjective for tasty).</p> <p>5. Langit pada hari ini sangat *cerah* (adjective for bright).</p> <p>6. Jalan itu sangat *sempit* (adjective for narrow).</p> <p>7. Buku itu sangat *berat* (adjective for heavy).</p> <p>8. Bilik ini sangat *sejuk* (adjective for cold).</p> <p>9. Pokok itu sangat *tinggi* (adjective for tall).</p> <p>10. Anak itu sangat *bijak* (adjective for smart).</p>
 

Exercise 2

<p>1. Rumah itu kelihatan sangat *besar* (opposite of small).</p> <p>2. Baju yang dipakai oleh Siti sangat *cantik* (synonym for beautiful).</p> <p>3. Makanan di restoran itu sangat *sedap* (synonym for delicious).</p> <p>4. Langit pada waktu malam sangat *gelap* (opposite of bright).</p> <p>5. Anjing itu kelihatan sangat *garang* (synonym for fierce).</p> <p>6. Cuaca hari ini sangat *panas* (opposite of cold).</p> <p>7. Buku itu sangat *tebal* (opposite of thin).</p> <p>8. Jalan di kampung ini sangat *sempit* (opposite of wide).</p> <p>9. Kucing itu sangat *manja* (synonym for affectionate).</p> <p>10. Bilik hotel itu sangat *bersih* (opposite of dirty).</p>
 

Exercise 3

<p>1. Rumah itu sangat *besar* (large).</p> <p>2. Kucing dia sangat *comel* (cute).</p> <p>3. Baju yang dipakai oleh Ali sangat *cantik* (beautiful).</p> <p>4. Makanan di restoran itu sangat *sedap* (delicious).</p> <p>5. Langit hari ini sangat *biru* (blue).</p> <p>6. Anjing itu sangat *garang* (fierce).</p> <p>7. Buku ini sangat *tebal* (thick).</p> <p>8. Jalan raya di sini sangat *sempit* (narrow).</p> <p>9. Udara di kampung sangat *segar* (fresh).</p> <p>10. Kereta ayah saya sangat *laju* (fast).</p>
 

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