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Adjectives vs Adverbs
Transcript of Adjectives vs Adverbs
An adjective usually, but not all the time, comes before the noun or the pronoun which it describes
The leaves of that tree are yellow. Here yellow is the adjective describing leaves. .
adverb describes a verb, adjective or other adverbs
Another difference between adjectives and adverb is that an adjective usually answer one of a few different questions like What kind? Which? How many?
The beautiful princess wore a silk gown. Beautiful and silk are the adjectives which answer What kind?
An adverb answer to few questions such as how, when, where, and how much.
The baby slept soundly. The adverb soundly answers to the question how? Adverbs mostly end in “ly”.
Adjectives have three forms of expression
For example: hot, hotter, hottest
The difference between adjectives and adverbs is that an adjective modifies a pronoun.
For example: They had worked all day and they were tired.
The adjective, ‘tired’, tells more about the pronoun ‘they’
Adverb modifies adjectives and other adverbs.
For example: That woman is extremely nice.
Extremely is an adverb that modifies nice. An adjective can be divided into several classes such as
Adjective of quality
Adjective of quantity
Adjective of number
Adverbs are classified into the following types:
Adverb of time
Adverb of frequency
Adverb of place
Adverb of manner
Adverb of degree
Adverb of affirmation and negation
Adverb of reason
An adjective defines a noun
An adverb describes a verb
1.Adjective is a word that describes, qualifies and identifies a noun or pronoun, whereas an adverb describes a verb, adjective or other adverbs.
2.Adjective modifies a pronoun but adverb modifies an adjective.
3.Adjective comes before the noun or pronoun it describes.