what is the difference between adjective and adverb?
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Adjectives are the words which modify or approve a noun.
eg : Rohit is a nice boy.
Here 'nice' qualifies the noun 'boy'. So it is a adjective.
Adverb are the word which modify or approve a verb
eg: Rohit writes slowly.
Here 'slowly' explains how the verb 'write' is executed
Adjective is a part of speech that is used with a noun to describe it or to tell the number or quantity.
e.g: 1. I am a lucky girl(adj. is underlined)
2. Onkar gave me five mangoes.
3. There is little time for preparation.
Adverb is a part of speech which modifies the meaning of a verb, an adjective or another Adverb.
e.g: 1.I have heard this before.(adv. is underlined)
2. Onkar reads clearly.
3. The dress is carefully stitched.
- The cute cat was sleeping.
- The cat was cute. The word "cute" is describing and modifies the noun cat.
- The plum was purple.
- The girl is pretty.
- The duckling is fuzzy.
- That is a sweet little dog.
- The dog quickly ran to his owner. The word "quickly" describes and modifies the verb ran. It also answers the question "how". How did the dog run? It ran "quickly".
- He chewed slowly.
- She dove deeply.
- The mouse nervously scurried.
Examples of adverbs modifying adjectives
- It is too cold to go outside.
- She is quite beautiful.
- This is a rather lengthy explanation.
Examples of adverbs modifying other adverbs
- She speaks very slowly.
- Becky worked really hard today.
So basically, adjectives are used to describe nouns or pronouns, while adverbs are used to describeverbs, adjectives, and other adverbs.