Albanian Adverbs

If you’re trying to learn Albanian Adverbs you will find some useful sources along with a course about Adverbs of time, place and manner which can help you with your Albanian sentence structure. Try to focus on the class and notice the pattern that happens everytime the word changes its position.

Studying the Albanian Adverbs is very essential because its structure is used in every day discussion. The more you exercise the topic, the nearer you get to perfecting the Albanian. But first we want to know what is the role of Adverbs is in the structure of the Albanian grammar. Albanian adverbs are element of conversation. Usually they’re words that change any aspect of language other than a noun. Adverbs can change verbs, adjectives (including numbers), sentences, phrases and other adverbs.

Albanian Adverbs Grammar Tips:

While in English the adverbs are usually founded by including (-ly) to adjectives. In Albanian many adverbs are established from adjectives, basically by including the suffix -shëm to the sing. fem. form adjectives. Illustrations:

i/e ngadaltë (slow) it becomes ngadalshëm (slowly)
i, e lirë (free) it becomes lirshëm (freely)

However that is not always the scenario. Some words are adverbs by characteristics.
e.g.  Tash/tani (now), vërtet (really), and së shpejti (soon) are all Albanian adverbs.

 English Adverbs Albanian Adverbs
adverbs     ndjafoljet
 I watch TV sometimes    Unë shikoj TV ndonjëherë
 I will never eat pork Unë kurrë nuk do të ha derr
 Are you alone? Je vetëm?


As you can see from the above illustrations, the structure of the Adverbs in Albanian has a logic. Identify the Adverbs above and see how it performs with the rest of the phrases in Albanian.

List of Adverbs in Albanian.

Below is a list of the Adverbs of Time, Place, Manner and the Frequency in Albanian placed in a structure . Trying to remember this list because it will help you add use the right Albanian vocabulary.


English Adverbs  Albanian Adverbs
 adverbs of time    ndajfoljet e kohës
 today sot
 tomorrow     nesër
 yesturday  dje
 adverbs of place      ndajfoljet e vendit
 here     këtu
 there  atje
outside  jashtë
 adverbs of manner    ndajfoljet e mënyrës
 very     shumë
 quickly  shpejt
 well  mirë
 adverbs of frequency ndjafoljet e shpeshtësisë
 always     gjithmonë
 rarely rrallë
 usually      zakonisht