Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Types of Adjectives



Adjective is a word used to describe, identify, or quantify a noun or a pronoun. It gives more information about the object signified.

Example: He is a kind boy.
Note: Kind is an adjective to describe the noun- boy.

Five Types of Adjectives:
1. Interrogative Adjective
The words “which” and “what” are the two interrogative adjectives and are used in interrogative sentences to modify nouns found in the question. It also modifies noun phrases. 

2. Adjective of Quality of Descriptive Adjective
This is used to describe the nature of a subject or a noun or showing the kind or quality of nouns or pronouns. They basically answer the question of “what kind of?” in specifying the description of the subject or noun. 

3. Adjective of Quantity
This kind tells us the amount, or the approximate amount, of the noun they describe. Adjectives of quantity are extremely useful when describing things. Examples of adjectives of quantity are most, any, many, and few.

4. Demonstrative Adjective
This helps indicate a noun or pronoun in a sentence. It's especially helpful when you want to make it clear which person or thing you would like to talk about, whether it's near or far, singular or plural. Examples are like this or that.

5. Adjective of Number or Numeral Adjective
This kind is used to depict either the number of nouns or their position or place in a certain order. Adjective which states the number of persons or things is called the Adjective of Number or Numeral AdjectiveExample: There are five mangoes in the refrigerator.

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