Adjectives

Adjectives of Quality, Quantity and Number

**Introduction to Adjectives**

An adjective is **a word that describes a noun or a pronoun**.

For example:

The (The word ‘quick’ is an adjective. It is describing the noun ‘cat’. It is telling us of what kind the noun is.) She is (The word ‘intelligent’ is an adjective. It is describing the pronoun ‘she’. It is telling us of what kind the pronoun is.) |

**Adjectives of Quality**

These adjectives **answer the question ‘of what kind?’**

Geeta is a (Ask the question ‘what kind of girl?’ and you get the answer ‘good’.) Rishabh is (Ask the question ‘Rishabh is of what kind?’ and you get the answer ‘hard working’.)
(Ask the question ‘what kind of tea?’ and you get the answer ‘Indian’.) He is a (Ask the question ‘what kind of cricketer?’ and you get the answer ‘gifted’.) |

**Adjectives of Quantity**

These adjectives **answer the question ‘how much?’**

Our neighbour is asking for (Ask the question ‘how much sugar?’ and you get the answer ‘some’.) I don’t have (Ask the question ‘how much time?’ and you get the answer ‘[not] much’.) You have given a (Ask the question ‘how much explanation?’ and you get the answer ‘sufficient’.) She has (Ask the question ‘how much sense?’ and you get the answer ‘little’.) You can take (Ask the question ‘how much jewellery?’ and y… |

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