Body parts in Estonian
You have already learned how to describe someone's personality, so now it's time to find out how to describe the appearance. In this lesson you will study the parts of the body and the face and also many useful adjectives.
Parts of the body in Estonian
Let's start by learning the body parts.
|Shoulder, shoulders||Õlg, õlad|
|Arm, arms||Käsi, käed|
|Hand, hands||Käelaba, käelabad|
|Finger, fingers||Sõrm, sõrmed|
|Breast, breasts||Rind, rinnad|
|Hip, hips||Puus, puusad|
|Leg, legs||Jalg, jalad|
|Thigh, thighs||Reis, reied|
|Knee, knees||Põlv, põlved|
|Calf, calves||Säär, sääred|
|Foot, feet||Jalalaba, jalalabad|
|Toe, toes||Varvas, varbad|
|Muscle, muscles||Lihas, lihased|
|Bone, bones||Luu, luud|
Parts of the face in Estonian
Now we will continue this lesson with the vocabulary concerning the parts of the face.
|Ear, ears||Kõrv, kõrvad|
|Eyebrow, eyebrows||Kulm, kulmud|
|Eye, eyes||Silm, silmad|
|Cheek, cheeks||Põsk, põsed|
|Tooth, teeth||Hammas, hambad|
Adjectives to describe someone in Estonian
In the table below you can study the adjectives that will help you give an accurate description of a person.
|English||Estonian (singular, plural)|
|Tall / long||Pikk, pikad|
|Of average height||Keskmist kasvu|
|Fat / Thick||Paks, paksud|
|Thin||Kõhn (about body), õhukesed (about hair)|
Describing someone's appearance in Estonian
Here you will learn how to ask about someone's appearance.
|Please describe her appearance||Palun kirjelda tema välimust|
|How does she look like?||Kuidas ta välja näeb?|
|Does she have ... ?||Kas tal on ... ?|
|Is she ... ?||Kas ta on ... ?|
How to conjugate 'to have' in Estonian?
|Singular||1st||I have||Mul on|
|2nd||You have||Sul on|
|3rd||He/She/It has||Tal on|
|Plural||1st||We have||Meil on|
|2nd||You have||Teil on|
|3rd||They have||Neil on|
How to conjugate 'to be' in Estonian?
|Singular||1st||I am||Mina/Ma olen|
|2nd||You are||Sina/Sa oled|
|3rd||He/She/it is||Tema/Ta on|
|Plural||1st||We are||Meie/Me oleme|
|2nd||You are||Teie/Te olete|
|3rd||They are||Nemad/Nad on|
Tiia: Kuidas Margot välja näeb? --- How does Margot look like?
Eleri: Margot on sale ja päevitunud. Tal on lühikesed blondid juuksed ja suured sinised silmad. --- Margot is slim and tanned. She has short blonde hair and big blue eyes.
Tiia: Kas ta on pikk? --- Is she tall?
Eleri: Ei ole, ta on keskmist kasvu. --- No, she is of average height.
Marek: Palun kirjelda oma välimust. --- Please describe your appearance.
Kaspar: Mul on sportlik kehaehitus ja ma olen üsna pikk. Mul on tumedad juuksed ja väikesed kõrvad. --- I have an athletic body type and I am quite tall. I have dark hair and small ears.
Marek: Kas sa oled kena? --- Are you nice?
Kaspar: Ma arvan küll. --- I think so.
Martin: Kuidas Aleksander välja näeb? --- How does Aleksander look like?
Alice: Aleksander on väga ilus. Tal on valged hambad ja sinised silmad. --- Aleksander is very handsome. He has white teeth and blue eyes.
Martin: Kas ta on kõhn? --- Is he thin?
Alice: Ei, ta on sportlik ja tal on suured musklid. --- No, he is athletic and he has big muscles.
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