An adjective is a word which qualifies the noun and adds something to the noun or tells something more about the noun.
- She is a beautiful girl.
- He is a clever student.
- He is an Indian soldier.
- It is a flat ground.
- We are three people on the team.
Kinds of Adjectives
- Adjectives of Quality
- Adjectives of Quantity
- Adjectives of Number
- Demonstrative Adjectives
- Distributive Adjectives
- Interrogative Adjectives
Adjective of Quality
The adjective that indicates the present and the past participles of the verb are called adjectives of quality. They are also called participle adjectives.
- He has a pleasing personality.
- She has a smiling face.
- Jeet had a tired look.
- Sania gave me a visiting card.
- Jack showed his broken legs.
Adjectives of Quantity
The adjectives that indicate and show how much of a thing is meant are called adjectives of quantity.
- The child drank a little milk.
- She did not have much time.
- He could not get any food.
- He returned the whole amount.
Adjectives of Number
The adjectives that indicate how many persons or things are there are called adjectives of number or numerical adjectives.
- All are going for the test.
- Most people like cakes.
- There are ten students in the class.
- I have a few books.
- She is the first in the class.
Kinds of Adjectives of Number
Definite Numerical Adjectives
The adjectives that indicate a particular number of places, persons, or things are called definite numerical adjectives.
Example: One, two,three, four,etc.,first,second,third,fourth,etc.
Indefinite Numerical Adjectives
The adjectives that do not indicate a particular number of places, persons, or things are called indefinite numerical adjectives.
The adjectives that indicate the persons, places, or things which are referred to are called demonstrative adjectives.
- This tree is taller than that one.
- That is a better option.
- These mangoes are sweeter.
- Those are lovely plants.
The adjectives that indicate or refer to each one of the two or more persons or things, taken as separately or a single group are called distributive adjectives.
- Each student is praise-worthy.
- Every child is given a lovely gift.
- Either side might win the match.
- Neither spot is clear in the mind.
The adjectives that indicate the nouns to ask questions or to interrogate someone are called interrogative adjectives.
- What kind of person he is?
- Which way should I choose?
- Whose pen is this?
- Which fool did such a kind of thing?