Formation of adjective & uses of Adjective

Formation of adjective & uses of Adjective

 

 

 

 

Formation of adjective & uses of Adjective: there are no general rules to form adjective but there are some practices which are being follow to make adjectives.

Below are some examples of Formation & uses of Adjective.

SuffixesExamples
-able/iblunderstandable,possible,capable
-alspecial,potential,influential
-fulgraceful,beautiful,harmful.
-icartistic,atomic,mathematics.
-edrelated, interested,
-lessspeechless,endless,emotionless
-iveActive,alternative,creative

Some Adjectives are formed from Noun:

 Noun Adjective
  ShameShameless
BoyBoyish
GoldGolden
careCareful
FoolFoolish

Any, Some

Any use for negative/interrogative and some use for affirmative.

  1. Does he have any Mangoes?
  2. Have you any Mangoes
  3. He give me some Mangoes

Later,Latter

Later mention time and Latter denote position.

  1. My friend reached school later than me.
  2. Recommend the latter option.

Elder, Older

Elder used only in person and more formal than older and Older used in person and thing both.

  1. He is my elder sister.
  2. He is the elder member of the club.
  3. Who is the older brother in both of them.
  4. My house is older than your house.

Fewer, Less

Fewer mention the number it uses for countable nouns and Less mention quantity and uses with uncountable nouns.

  1. I did less work than my routine.
  2. I have fewer flocks of birds as I used to have.
  3. Mr.John drank less water today as the doctor recommended the quantity.

Many, Much

Many is used for countable nouns and Much is used with uncountable nouns.

  1. They don’t have much money to spend on vacations.
  2. George has many cars.
  3. Lucy has many friends in college.
  4. Linda is so much miserable after her mother’s death.

Little, a little, the little.

Little means hardly any not positive meaning, a little means not much but better, the little means not much but all of that.

  1. Micheal has little hope for recovery in leg surgery. (hardly any, negative meaning)
  2. George has a little money ( not much,some, positive meaning)
  3. I have the little information that is not reliable. (Not much but all of that)