The Adjective – Kinds of Adjectives
Adjective is a word that describes a noun or a pronoun.
- Ayush is wearing a red
In this sentence ‘red’ is an adjective as it describes
the noun ‘shirt’ by telling ‘what kind of shirt is it? (Here it is red)
- We have purchased a round
In this sentence ‘round’ is an adjective as it
describes the noun ‘table’ by telling ‘what kind of table is it? (Here it is
are different kinds of adjectives.
Adjective of Quality
Adjective of quality tells what kind of noun or pronoun
is. It describes characteristic of a noun or pronoun.
- Mrs Joshi is a nice
- This book is written on a true
- My sister is very pretty.
- I am learning French
Adjective of Quantity
Adjectives of Quantity tell us how much of things. It
tells us approximate amount not the exact number of a noun such as much, a
little, some, any, no, most, half, all, whole, sufficient, enough, few, great
etc. Adjectives of quantity are followed by singular uncountable nouns.
- Ayush ate the whole
- Children finished most
of the ice cream.
- How much money do
- We had so much fun
in Nanital last year.
- I have enough time
to complete this work.
- Ria have bought some
Adjective of Number
Adjectives of Quantity tell us how many of things. It
tells us the exact number of a noun such as one, two, three, four, first,
second, third etc.
- The first boy in
the row is wearing red hat.
laborers are absent today.
- Give me one
- I have scored hundred
marks in math.
- Pass me one glass
- Ria have bought ten new
Adjectives of Quantity point out a particular noun or
pronoun such as this, that, these, those, such, certain, Yonder, Yon, Former, Latter
- There are some big farms yon
side of the forest.
flowers are very beautiful.
- The latter option
is not so good.
situations are out of our control.
- I want eat these
Interrogative Adjectives are used to ask questions about
noun or in relation to noun such as what, which, whose, how, why etc.
leaves do you want to buy?
is your favorite author?
did you eat in breakfast today?