what is a proper adjective?

What is a proper adjective?

Proper adjectives arrive from proper nouns. Proper adjectives are very specific and furthermore use within the outline of a noun. this is often with a daily adjective.

Proper adjectives are a word or set of words that modify or describe a noun or pronoun after modification adjectives can come before or after.

Proper adjectives are making from proper nouns and modify nouns and pronouns. A proper noun is a particular name using for any person, place, or thing, it typically resembles their original proper nouns but has some sort of alternative end.


a). He lives in the USA (proper noun)

b) . He likes USA holidays. (Proper adjective)


These adjectives starting with capitalization.

a). When she lived in China, Liz ate a lot of Chinese food.


If proper adjectives have a prefix, the prefix itself is never capitalized.

Though, the proper adjective itself is still capitalized.

a)  In pre-Columbian America, corn was the Only cultivated cereal.


Names of places: (city, country, and continents)

Person Name :(John, Maria, Sylvester, etc)

The Proper adjective Examples:

It  has two forms:

  1. The adjective formed by the Proper Nouns.
  2. Proper Noun uses as an Adjective.
Proper Nouns


Proper Adjectives
Paris Paris Fragrance
Swiss Zealand Swiss Zealand Scenery
Japan Japan technology
Russian   Russian Army
China  this is a Chines food


Proper Nouns


Proper Adjectives
William Shakespeare Shakespearean
Harold Koontz A Koontzian theory on Management
Albert Einstein Einsteinian
Adolf Hitler Hitlerian
Mahatma Gandhi Gandhian
Jesus Christ Christian



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