Comparison of Degrees

Degrees of Comparison 

Degrees of Comparison   Definition: A degree of comparison is the form of an adjective or an adverb used to compare two or more things.  These Adjectives or Adverbs have three degrees of comparison namely, Positive, Comparative and Superlative.   Examples:  Snehith is a clever student.  […]

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THE ADJECTIVES

What is an Adjective?

 What is an Adjective?   ADJECTIVE – adds something to the meaning of a noun. What is an Adjective? An adjective is a word or group of words used to describe or modify a noun or pronoun. It usually adds something to their meaning. The […]

Formation of Adjectives

Formation of Adjectives   It is very important to know the formation of Adjectives. The adjectives can be formed from the nouns, the verbs and other adjectives by adding prefixes and suffixes.    Common suffixes used to form adjectives:   A suffix is a letter […]

Compund Adjectives

Compound Adjectives

Compound Adjectives Compound Adjectives are generally formed by combining two or more words together. Here both these words are linked with a hyphen to avoid any kind of confusion and ambiguity.   Just observe the following sentences to know the importance of the hyphen. (small […]

Relative Adjectives

Relative Adjectives

  Relative Adjectives The adjectives that are used to modify nouns and introduce relative clauses are called Relative Adjectives. What, which, whatever, and whichever are relative adjectives and they stand before a noun.   Examples for Relative Adjective ‘What’   He did not say what […]

Participle Adjectives

Participle Adjectives

Participle Adjectives   Participle Adjectives are quite confusing because they appear to be verbs as they end in ….ED or ..ING. The participles are two types. The present participle, which ends in –ING, and the past participle, which ends in -ED.  In past participle, some […]

Exclamatory Adjectives

Exclamatory Adjectives

Exclamatory Adjectives   Exclamatory Adjectives are used with the nouns and indicate strong emotion. Here the question word ‘what’ is used to express the strong emotion.  This type of sentence ends with an exclamation mark.   Examples of Exclamatory Adjective in Sentences:  What a genius! […]

Interrogative Adjectives

Interrogative Adjectives

Interrogative Adjectives The Adjectives that modifies a noun or a pronoun by asking a question is called Interrogative Adjectives. There are three interrogative adjectives in English.   They are: what, which, and whose We use these adjectives to ask a question as:   Whose car is […]

Emphasizing Adjectives

Emphasizing Adjectives

  What is an Adjective?   ADJECTIVE – adds something to the meaning of a noun. What is an Adjective? An adjective is a word or group of words used to describe or modify a noun or pronoun. It usually adds something to their meaning. […]

Possessive Adjectives

Possessive Adjectives

Possessive Adjectives (Pronominal) Possessive Adjectives are used to show that someone owns or possesses something. We use these adjectives attributively before a noun that it modifies. Below is given a table which provides not only Possessive Adjectives but also the Pronouns in different forms for […]

Distributive Adjectives

Distributive Adjectives

Distributive Adjectives Distributive Adjectives point out the persons or things named individually or collectively. There are only a few adjectives belonging to Distributive Adjectives. They are….   Each Every Either Neither   Examples of EACH: Each player has to play well. A teacher must know […]

Demonstrative Adjectives

Demonstrative Adjectives

Demonstrative Adjectives Demonstrative Adjectives show which or what specific persons, places or things are intended to be pointed out.  These have special, peculiar and simple functions used to specify a noun and placed close to that noun in a sentence.   These adjectives answer the […]

Adjectives of Number

Adjectives of Number

Adjectives of Number (Numeral Adjectives) Adjectives of Number also called Numeral Adjectives show how many persons or things are meant. These adjectives answer the question: (How many?) They are further divided into two main classes – Definite Numerals and Indefinite Numerals   Definite numerals – […]