What are the different kinds of adjectives?
The different kinds of Adjectives are:
- Adjectives of Quality-
Such adjectives answer the question ‘of what kind?’
- Adjectives of Quantity-
Such adjectives answer the question ‘how much?’
- Adjectives of Number-
Such adjectives answer the question ‘how many?’ or ‘in what order?’
- Possessive Adjectives-
Such adjectives modify the noun by attributing possession or characteristic feature to it.
- Demonstrative Adjectives-
These adjectives answer the question ‘which?’
- Interrogative Adjectives-
When ‘what’, ‘which’ and ‘whose’ are used with some noun to ask a question, they are called interrogative adjectives.
Types of Adjectives
Following are the kinds of which are commonly used:
Adjectives of Quality:
Adjectives of Quality answer the question ‘Of what kind’
Examples : Large, Small, Intelligent, Beautiful
Adjectives of Quantity:
Adjectives of Quantity answer the question ‘How much’
Examples : Some, Little, Any, Enough
Adjectives of Number:
Adjectives of Number answer the question ‘How many’
Examples : Two, Seven, Second, Third
Demonstrative Adjectives answer the question ‘Which’
Examples : This, That, These, Those
Interrogative Adjectives are used to ask questions about a noun.
Examples : What, Which, Whose