Nouns are words that describe a place, person, thing, or idea. Adjectives add more info to nouns.
Thus, Adjectives modify nouns, pronouns, and other adjectives in a sentence.
The degree of adjectives –
Three degrees – positive, comparative, and superlative
Types of Adjectives –
- Descriptive – describes nouns and pronouns
- Quantitative – gives the quantity of something
- Demonstrative – Describe ‘Which’ noun and pronoun
- Possessive – describe to whom things belong
- Interrogative – followed by a noun or pronoun to form a question [which, what, and whose are adjectives but who and how are not]
- Distributive – describes specific members out of a group using each, every, either, and any like words
- Articles – A, An, and The are also adjectives
Note: If Canada is the proper noun, Canadian is the proper adjective.
The order of adjectives is –
|1||Opinion||unusual, lovely, beautiful|
|2||Size||big, small, tall|
|3||Physical Quality||thin, rough, untidy|
|4||Shape||round, square, rectangular|
|5||Age||young, old, youthful, teen, kid|
|6||Color||blue, red, pink|
|7||Origin||Dutch, Japanese, Turkish|
|8||Material||metal, wood, plastic|
|9||Type||general-purpose, four-sided, U-shaped|
|10||Purpose||cleaning, hammering, cooking|