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In grammar, an adjective is a 'describing' word; the main syntactic role of whic

h is to qualify a noun or noun phrase, giving more information about the object
signified.[1]
Adjectives are one of the traditional eight English parts of speech, although li
nguists today distinguish adjectives from words such as determiners that formerl
y were considered to be adjectives. In this paragraph, "traditional" is an adjec
tive, and in the preceding paragraph, "main" is.
types of adjectives:
limiting - A limiting adjective is used to define or restrict the meaning of a n
oun without expressing any of the nouns qualities.
For example
the house
five books
this pen
many women
Limiting adjectives are divided into three classes:
Articles (the house)
Pronominal adjectives (this pen)
Numeral adjectives (five books)
descriptive - Adjectives modify nouns, pronouns, and groups of words functioning
as nouns. Adjective answers the questions What kind?, Which ones?, or How many?
For an example, let's say that you have a car and you want to tell a friend that
it is red and that it is new.
In a sentence that might look like: My new, red car is parked in the driveway.
Each adjective tells your friend something more about the car. Or in grammar ter
ms- the adjectives new and red are modifying the noun car:
NEW car
RED car
What about MY? In the noun phrase my new red car, My is a determiner that tells
whose car this is. My is in the "possessive" category.
What if you said, "My new, red car is awesome!"
Is awesome used as an adjective? Sort of, but no, awesome is used as a predicate
adjective.
Descriptive adjectives describe the noun.
Examples of descriptive adjectives [in bold]:
yellow banana, tall pole, wide door, deep ditch, flowing river, honest man, stor
my sky
multiple adjectives - refer to order of adj.
order of adjectives:
In many languages, adjectives denoting attributes usually occur in a specific or

der. Generally, the adjective order in English is:


Quantity or number
Quality or opinion
Size
Age
Shape
Color
Proper adjective (often nationality, other place of origin, or material)
Purpose or qualifier
For example:
I love that really big old green antique car that always parked at the end o
f the street.
My sister adopted a beautiful big white bulldog.
When there are two or more adjectives that are from the same group, the word and
is placed between the two adjectives:
The house is green and red.
The library has old and new books.
When there are three or more adjectives from the same adjective group, place a c
omma between each of the coordinate adjectives:
We live in the big green, white and red house at the end of the street.
My friend lost a red, black and white watch.
A comma is not placed between an adjective and the noun.