Adjectives

Adjectives

Defination

An Adjective is a word which converts Properties of a noun and Pronoun.

  • pooja is a beautiful girl.
  • Amit is good at playing cricket

Kinds

  1. Adjective of Quality
  2. Adjective of Quantity
  3. Adjective of Number
  4. Demonstrative Adjective
  5. Distributive Adjective
  6. Interrogative Adjective
  7. Proper Adjective

1. Adjective of Quality :   A Adjective Which expresses the properties of adjective noun, defect or color. that is known as Adjective of Quality.For Example

  • An intelligent worker

In Sentance, Adjective of quality can be used in two ways.

  1. Attributive
  2. Predicative

1. Attributive : when a Adjective is used before Noun

  • Today, it is dark outside

2. Predicative : When a Adjective is used after Verb

  • Today, the cloud is dark

Adjective of Quality:

a) Quality – True , false , untrue

b) Color – white, black , green , red, blue , etc

c) Condition – Good , Bad , new , old etc

d) Teste – sweet , spicy , bitter, yammy , tasty , minty

e) Touch – cool, hot, dirty , dry ,hard , loose , rough

f) Sound – mute,noisy ,loud , speakless

g) Size – small , long ,  tall , thin , high , fat, huge

h) Shape – Round , flat , Square

i) Time – regular , irregular , annual , short , fast , slow

j) Emotions – Kind, Lazy , good, bad , happy , sad

k) Person – Nice , popular , beautiful ,shy , calm

Note -> in some condition , when there are more than one adjective in sentance. then , we make sequence like this 

Opinion -> Size -> Age -> Shape -> Color -> Origin -> Material -> Purpose noun

For Example : Rajesh buys a beautiful ,small , round, red , indian , diamond , engagement ring

His small red hair doesn’t look beautiful

Short Trick To Remember order OSASCOMP

2. Adjective of Quantity : 

Words are – Much , little , whole , a lot of , lots of , some , enough

3. Adjective of Number :

we divides Adjective of number in two parts

A) Definite
B) indefinite

A) Definite : it is also divided into three parts

  • Cardinal : one , two , three , four
  • Ordinal : First , second , third
  • Multiplicative : single , double , triple , forth fold

Lets see The Order of Definite Adjective of number

if we find all of three Definite adjectives in one sentance so we will follow the order

Ordinal + Cardinal + Multiplicative 

For Example – First three double badrooms

B) Indefinite : words are –  many a great many , a god many , lot of ,

Indefinite + Definite

For Example – many double badrooms

4. Demostrative Adjectives :

a) Definite : this / that / these /those / such / the other

b) indefinite : a / an / certain / a certain / other / another / some /any

Rules :  1 ) if  a/an /a certain / another / this/that then after that  Singular Countable Noun 

2) Words Such / the same / the other / any then we will use Singular or Plural Countable Noun 

3) these / those /certain /other then , Plural Countable Noun

5. Distributive Adjectives : 

Words Each , Every , Either , neither , each and every

a) Use Of Each – For Two or more than Two

for example- each girl is beautiful

b) Use of Every / Each and every – for more than two

for example – there are five students in class . each and every student is smart and an intelligent.

c) Use Of Either or Neither – for only two

d) when we use Distributive adjectives then We dont use articls before noun

6. Intrrogative Adjectives :  words Which , what , whose for example 

  • what is your name ?
  • Which pen is yours ?
  • Whose phone is this ?

7. Proper Adjectives :  Adjectives that are made from Proper noun 

  • India  – Indian
  • america – american
  • china – chinese

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